September 23, 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
21
Sep
Class Certification Denied in Physician Equal Pay Lawsuit Under a Blanket Compensation Plan Jackson Lewis P.C.
21
Sep
Beltway Buzz, September 21, 2018 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
21
Sep
CFPB Issues New Background Check Summary of Rights Form With Imminent Effective Date Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
21
Sep
OFCCP Issues National Interest Exemption for Certain Contractors Providing Hurricane Florence Relief Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
21
Sep
DOL Publishes New FMLA Forms (Sort Of) Wiggin and Dana LLP
21
Sep
OIG to OSHA “Improve Guidance for Fatality and Severe Injury Reporting” Jackson Lewis P.C.
21
Sep
CAFA Amount In Controversy Is Not Limited To Damages Incurred Prior To Removal And Includes Future Attorneys’ Fees Recoverable By Statute Or Contract Jackson Lewis P.C.
20
Sep
More Transparency and Communication Promises From OFCCP Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
Sep
FCRA Disclosures and Authorization: I Can See Clearly Now… Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
20
Sep
New FCRA Form for Pre-Employment Background Checks Starts Sept. 21 Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20
Sep
OFCCP Makes CSAL List Supplement Publicly Available Jackson Lewis P.C.
20
Sep
Second Circuit, Relying on SCOTUS Instruction, Rejects “Narrow Construction” Principle for FLSA Exemptions Proskauer Rose LLP
20
Sep
Plan Sponsors and Participating Employers: Executive Order May Be a Gift Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
20
Sep
New York Attorney General Issues Non-Compete Agreements FAQ Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
20
Sep
Upwards bullying – the risk of negligence claims by managers (UK) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
20
Sep
Washington State Governor Issues Executive Order Discouraging Arbitration Agreements and Class Action Waivers for Government Contractors Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
19
Sep
Equal Pay Act Claim Requires Show of Pay Disparity “Based on Sex” as Part of Prima Facie Case, Court Holds Jackson Lewis P.C.
19
Sep
Best Interest and Best Practices: Improving Retirement Outcomes #2 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
19
Sep
NLRB Tries Again on Joint Employer Question Schiff Hardin LLP
19
Sep
NLRB Attempts to Clarify Joint-Employer Relationships With Proposed New Rule Foley & Lardner LLP

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