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The National Law Review keeps its finger on the pulse on legal developments related to working.  Keeping employers and employees abreast of the latest labor and employment law news. We review legal news developments including issues involving interviews and employer review sites like Glassdoor, Indeed and Rate My Employer. 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 also  offers an analysis of employees rights to post about their work experience and how employers can respond to employees' on-line reviews and provides information to help companies remain compliant.  

 

Date Title Organization
8
Dec
Virginia Task Force Releases Recommendations to Address Worker Misclassification Jackson Lewis P.C.
8
Dec
Herbruck Poultry Ranch, Inc. Pays $93,000 to Settle EEOC Harassment and Retaliation Suit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
7
Dec
USCIS Implements H-1B Registration for Next Year’s H-1B Lottery Greenberg Traurig, LLP
7
Dec
USCIS Announces Implementation of H-1B Electronic Registration Process for Upcoming Cap Season Jackson Lewis P.C.
6
Dec
NLRB Allows Decertification Process to Proceed During Certification Year Extension Period Jackson Lewis P.C.
6
Dec
Illinois Governor Signs Employer-Friendly Amendments to Recreational Marijuana Law Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
6
Dec
Beltway Buzz, December 6, 2019 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
6
Dec
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
6
Dec
Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy Check-Up – Are You Ready for 2020? Jackson Lewis P.C.
5
Dec
Victoria Legislates Workplace Manslaughter K&L Gates
5
Dec
EPA’s Final Risk Management Program Reconsideration Rule More In-Step with OSHA’s Process Safety Management Standards Greenberg Traurig, LLP
5
Dec
Frozen 2: IRS Expands Nondiscrimination Relief for Frozen Defined Benefit Pension Plans McDermott Will & Emery
5
Dec
“Presents” of Mind for the Holidays: Six Q&As on Sensible Workplace Gift Giving Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
5
Dec
“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort” – dealing with “attitude” at work, Part 1 (UK) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
5
Dec
New York Seasonal and Holiday Employees Greenberg Traurig, LLP
5
Dec
ARB: “Hinting” at Filing a Whistleblower Complaint is Not Protected Activity Proskauer Rose LLP
5
Dec
OSHA Signals Its Regulatory Priorities in Fall Agenda Jackson Lewis P.C.
5
Dec
Mutual Termination Agreements: Between Temptation and Risk for Employers K&L Gates
5
Dec
Louisiana Court Upholds Ruling Allowing for the Reformation of a Noncompetition Agreement Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
5
Dec
Eighth Circuit Holds Law Firm Partner Not “Employee” Covered by ADEA Proskauer Rose LLP

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