May 23, 2017

Labor and Employment Legal and Regulatory Law News

The National Law Review keeps employers abreast of the latest labor and employment law news.  We cover all aspects of employment and labor disputes including, disability access and accommodations, harassment, retaliation, discrimination, unfair competition and trade secrets, whistleblower actions, business immigration, workplace privacy, wrongful termination and more matters adjudicated before the courts as well as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) and state and local agencies.

We feature the latest news on emerging compliance issues such as Affordable Care Act (“ACA”/”Obamacare”) and Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) mandates, EEOC and Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) enforcement, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) investigations, employee benefits, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”), the Department of Labor (“DOL”) Fiduciary Rules, joint employers status, E-Verify, workplace privacy, whistleblower actions, overtime requirements, and prevailing wage laws.

Employers can find the latest information on employment agreements and documents including: executive employment and compensation agreements, employee handbooks, sexual harassment policies, independent contractor agreements, social media policies, internet and email usage policies, separation agreements, equity compensation agreement and employee arbitration agreements.

Date Title Organization
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May
New Freelancer Law Imposes Additional Requirements For NYC Companies Contracting With Freelancers Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
22
May
Union Adherent’s Antics Not Protected By Act, NLRB Rules Proskauer Rose LLP
22
May
Managing Political Speech In The Workplace Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
22
May
NLRB: Nonunion Employees Do Not Have A Right To A Co-Worker’s Presence During Investigatory Interviews Foley & Lardner LLP
22
May
College Not Required to Alter Academic Program for Reasonable Accommodation Barnes & Thornburg LLP
22
May
Privacy Training Requirements for Federal Contractors Foley & Lardner LLP
22
May
Unclear and Present Danger in Australia – Incorrect Use of “Independent Contractor” Arrangements May Have Expensive Consequences Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
22
May
Employment Law This Week- May 22, 2017: California’s “Day of Rest” Provisions, Title VII Claim Revived, Joint-Employer Ruling, New Georgia Employment Laws [VIDEO] Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
22
May
Eight Figure Jury Award in California Highlights Risks of Retaliation Claims Jackson Lewis P.C.
22
May
End In Sight For Micro-Unit Nightmare Spawned By NLRB’s Specialty Healthcare Decision? Maybe… Barnes & Thornburg LLP
21
May
Carolina Creek to Pay $70,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Suit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
19
May
New York City Law Increasing Protections for Freelance Workers Takes Effect Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
19
May
Businesses Face Conflicting State and Federal Accessibility Requirements Jackson Lewis P.C.
19
May
Massachusetts House Passes “Pregnant Workers Fairness Act” Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
19
May
First-Year Report Card on Graduate Student Assistants Unionization Barnes & Thornburg LLP
19
May
Current Administration Considers EEOC and Labor Department Subagency Merger Barnes & Thornburg LLP
19
May
Five Things to Do ASAP After Your Company Receives a Charge of Discrimination Polsinelli PC
19
May
Partial Victories to Two Universities in Their Motions to Dismiss Code Section 403(b) Fee Litigation McDermott Will & Emery
19
May
“Politics Is Not The Art Of The Possible. It Consists In Choosing Between The Disastrous And The Unpalatable”. Main Parties’ Employment Manifestos Reviewed Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
19
May
What to Do When ICE Comes Knocking Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

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