July 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
20
Jul
July 2018 Corporate Law and Governance Update McDermott Will & Emery
19
Jul
Another Gargantuan California Verdict… This Time for $18.6 Million Proskauer Rose LLP
19
Jul
NLRB Judge Rejects Proposed Settlement In McDonald’s Joint Employer Case Polsinelli PC
19
Jul
Special Master Recommends Return of $10.6 Million in Attorneys’ Fees to Class Members Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
19
Jul
Alert: NLRB Decision Serves as Reminder of Weingarten Requirements Ballard Spahr LLP
19
Jul
DOL Issues Field Assistance Bulletin Providing Guidance on Classification of Home Care, Nurse, or Caregiver Registries Under the FLSA Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
19
Jul
Navigating the Legalization of Marijuana in Massachusetts: What Employers Need to Know Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
19
Jul
Top Five Labor Law Developments for June 2018 Jackson Lewis P.C.
19
Jul
Caregiver Registries Find Key Information on Employment Relationship Determinations in WHD Field Assistance Bulletin Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
19
Jul
A New Sheriff Takes Over at DOL’s Office of Labor-Management Standards Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
19
Jul
Weingarten Rights Not Violated; Employee Lawfully Terminated for Refusal to Take Drug/Alcohol Test Jackson Lewis P.C.
19
Jul
NLRB Member Pearce, One of Two Remaining Democrats, May Not Get Third Term Jackson Lewis P.C.
18
Jul
New California Law Protects Victims, Witnesses, and Employers From Damages to Alleged Sexual Harassers’ Reputations Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
18
Jul
Federal Court Preliminarily Enjoins California Immigrant Worker Protection Act Employer Penalties Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
18
Jul
USCIS Adjudicators Given the Go-Ahead to Deny Cases Without First Issuing a Request for Evidence Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
18
Jul
DOL Rescinds 2016 Persuader Rule – Returns to Long Standing Definition of “Advice” Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
18
Jul
Illinois Biometric Privacy Suit over Employee Fingerprinting Remanded for Lack of Standing Proskauer Rose LLP
18
Jul
Sleepovers and the NMW – clarity at last for the UK care sector Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
18
Jul
Agreement’s Requirement To Forego Claims Of Future Discriminatory Conduct May Constitute A Materially Adverse Action Jackson Lewis P.C.
18
Jul
Pending California Legislation Alert! Senate Bill 937 Seeks to Require California Employers to Provide Lactation Facilities in the Workplace Jackson Lewis P.C.

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