November 20, 2018

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.

On a state level, the National Law Review covers the latest on legislation, from laws banning-the-box and limiting the questions employers may ask during the hiring process; including limitations on questions about previous salary history and criminal history.  Additionally, the nation-wide push for employers to establish paid family leave & sick policy and the resulting patchwork of rules.  The National Law Review offers analysis of this legislation and provides information to help companies remain compliant.  

 

Date Title Organization
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Nov
IRS Issues Additional Guidance on Health Reimbursement Arrangements Ballard Spahr LLP
20
Nov
Exempt Employees: What Is the Reasonable Relationship Test and When Does it Exist Between Weekly Salary and Usual Earnings? Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
Nov
Employers Asserting “Essential Job Function” Defense Need a Clear Job Description Jackson Lewis P.C.
20
Nov
Right-to-Work Law Gets Stamp of Approval From Kentucky Supreme Court Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20
Nov
Punishing Unlawful Employers – Juries Say #MeToo Sherin and Lodgen LLP
20
Nov
Recent Employee-Friendly Amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act Include Updated Posting and Handbook Requirements Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
Nov
Employers with Massachusetts Employees Must File Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure Form by November 30 McDermott Will & Emery
20
Nov
Labor Department Abandons ‘80/20’ Tip Credit Rule, to Relief of Restaurant, Hospitality Industries Jackson Lewis P.C.
20
Nov
Severance: Practical Guidance for the Departing Executive Sherin and Lodgen LLP
20
Nov
Performance Evaluations: What Your Employment Lawyer Would Like You to Know Sherin and Lodgen LLP
20
Nov
Five Weeks’ Vacation for Everybody?! (CZ) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
20
Nov
UK Home Office over-reaches itself on Modern Slavery Act Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
20
Nov
Title VII and LGBT Rights: The Current Landscape Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
20
Nov
#MeToo Changes the Face of Sexual Harassment Litigation for Employers Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
19
Nov
An Accommodation Request? But We Were Just Talking! Foley & Lardner LLP
19
Nov
You Can Pay Exempt Employees Their Guaranteed Salaries on an Hourly, Daily, or Shift Basis, and the Department of Labor Has Given Some Tips on How to Do It Correctly Foley & Lardner LLP
19
Nov
No Adverse Employment Action, No Failure-to-Accommodate Claim, Tenth Circuit Rules Jackson Lewis P.C.
19
Nov
Court Strikes Down Austin’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Foley & Lardner LLP
19
Nov
No, Stealing Personnel Files Is Not Protected Activity (But the analysis doesn’t end there) Polsinelli PC
19
Nov
Hey, No Poaching! Recent Developments in HR Antitrust [VIDEO] Bracewell LLP

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