January 21, 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
14
Aug
Protecting Your IP in a Troubled Economy: A Modest (and Cost-Effective) Proposal Much Shelist, P.C.
14
Aug
CHIP Act Creates Special Enrollment Rights and Disclosure Obligations for Group Health Plans Poyner Spruill LLP
14
Aug
Jury Verdict Highlights Risks Involved in Monitoring Employee E-Mail and Reminder to Start Using New Form I-9 Poyner Spruill LLP
14
Aug
Recent Events Illustrate Need for Attention to Risks of Workplace Violence Poyner Spruill LLP
13
Aug
Recent FMLA Case Serves as Reminder to Employers About Importance of FMLA Policy Poyner Spruill LLP
13
Aug
2008 Year in Review: The Supreme Court of North Carolina Poyner Spruill LLP
12
Aug
Proposed Federal Law Would Mandate Paid Vacation and Sick Leave For Employees Poyner Spruill LLP
12
Aug
Time to Cut Costs? Consider Paying Expenses from the Retirement Plan Trust Poyner Spruill LLP
11
Aug
Protecting Your Employees and Workplace: The North Carolina Workplace Violence Prevention Act Poyner Spruill LLP
11
Aug
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision Favorable to Employers Regarding Age Discrimination Poyner Spruill LLP
10
Aug
Employers Should Have Written Policy for Employee Mobile Phone Usage While Operating a Motor Vehicle Poyner Spruill LLP
10
Aug
Creating Jobs: 300 New Auditors at the Department of Labor Poyner Spruill LLP
5
Aug
Supreme Court Decision Impacts Federal Age Discrimination Claims Clark & Trevithick
4
Aug
Audit Risk Rising—What an Employer Can Do Before an Audit Happens Poyner Spruill LLP
31
Jul
Layoffs: Intended and Unintended Consequences to an Employer Clark & Trevithick
31
Jul
The Latest Developments with the E-Verify Program Akerman Senterfitt
30
Jul
IRS Issues Proposed Regulations to Permit Suspension of Contributions to "Safe-Harbor" 401(k) Plans Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC
24
Jul
Settlement or Release of FMLA Claims may require DOL or Court Approval Fairfield and Woods P.C.
24
Jul
Implementing Progressive Discipline Policies to Minimize Liability and Improve Employee Performance Fairfield and Woods P.C.
24
Jul
Personal Liability of Supervisors in Colorado Fairfield and Woods P.C.

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