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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
2
Sep
Federal Courts Continue to Dismiss ERISA Stock-Drop Claims Post-Jander Faegre Drinker
2
Sep
COVID-19 Update: Reopening Your Business, House Bill 118, and Executive Order 163 Ward and Smith, P.A.
2
Sep
DOL Weighs in on Fluctuating Workweek Method: Employee Hours Do Not Need to Fluctuate Below 40 to Qualify Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
2
Sep
“Go back to work or risk losing your job” – fact and fiction in the return to the workplace (UK) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
1
Sep
Trust, but Verify: DOL Issues New Guidance for Tracking Teleworkers’ Time Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
1
Sep
Do Employers Still Need to Provide Time to Vote in California? Jackson Lewis P.C.
1
Sep
As Fall Approaches, WARN Act Lawsuits Likely to Heat Up Faegre Drinker
1
Sep
COVID-19: IRS Releases Guidance on Employee Payroll Tax Deferral but Fails to Quell Concerns Over Implementation and Collection of Deferred Taxes K&L Gates
1
Sep
Sick and Tired of Sick Leave Laws? New York Employers Need to Get Ready for New State Paid Sick Leave Requirements Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
1
Sep
San Mateo County Approves Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Ordinance to Assist Employees Impacted by COVID-19 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1
Sep
U.S. DOL Provides Guidance on Employers’ Obligation to Compensate Remote Workers Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
1
Sep
COVID-19: IRS Releases Guidance on Employee Payroll Tax Deferral but Fails to Quell Concerns Over Implementation and Collection of Deferred Taxes K&L Gates
1
Sep
Massachusetts Appellate Court Reads Cross Liability Exclusion Broadly in Denying Additional Insured Coverage to General Contractor Hunton Andrews Kurth
1
Sep
The Board Weighs In on the COVID Mail Ballot Controversy Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
1
Sep
COVID-19 Litigation Series: Leave of Absence Trends and Pitfalls During the COVID-19 Pandemic Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1
Sep
New Missouri Law Limits Punitive Damages Against Employers Polsinelli PC
1
Sep
IRS Offers Guidance on Implementing Elective Employee Social Security Tax Deferral Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
1
Sep
Department of Labor Announces Annual Increase to Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Polsinelli PC
1
Sep
California Wildfires Are Heating Up Employer Concerns Greenberg Traurig, LLP
1
Sep
DOL Issues New Guidance Regarding Remote Work and Eligibility for Childcare Leave On a Child’s Remote Learning Days Hunton Andrews Kurth

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