February 16, 2019

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
15
Feb
Animals as Accommodations in the Workplace and in Businesses [Podcast] Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
15
Feb
Massachusetts Issues Draft Regulations for Paid Family and Medical Leave Law Pierce Atwood LLP
15
Feb
They Really Mean It This Time... 3 Things to Know About Trump’s Second “Buy American” Executive Order Carlton Fields
15
Feb
Ninth Circuit Re-affirms Fair Credit Reporting Act’s Strict Disclosure Standards Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Feb
Beltway Buzz, February 15, 2019 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
15
Feb
Federal Paycheck Fairness Act Reintroduction in House and Senate Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Feb
California Bill Proposes Three Year Statute of Limitations for Employment Claims Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
15
Feb
U.S. Department of Labor Updates Its Guidance on “Side Work” and the FLSA’s Tip Credit Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
15
Feb
Rumors and Gossip in Workplace Can Create Employer Liability for Harassment, Fourth Circuit Holds Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Feb
Illinois Legislature Approves Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $15.00, Sends to Governor for Signature Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Feb
New York State Commissioner of Labor Testifies On Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Feb
Sixth Circuit Greenlights Employer’s Broad Attorney Fee Provision Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
15
Feb
U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez Releases Green New Deal Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Feb
OFCCP Reveals Development of Voluntary Enterprise-Wide Review Program Proskauer Rose LLP
15
Feb
Do I Smell A Rat? Not Anymore! Barnes & Thornburg LLP
15
Feb
Unsettled Waters at the Accommodation of Last Resort Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Feb
First Cir. Sets Pleading Standard For FCA Whistleblower Retaliation Claims Proskauer Rose LLP
14
Feb
Did You Know California has a State Mandated Retirement Plan? Jackson Lewis P.C.
14
Feb
Through the Veil: OFCCP’s Transparency Results in Even Minor Contractor Violations Being Published by the Agency Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
14
Feb
Understanding the Excise Tax on Executive Compensation Paid by Tax-Exempt Organizations—Part I: Is My Organization Subject to the Excise Tax? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

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