February 19, 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
23
Sep
Are Commuting Time and Work Performed at Home Compensable? Bingham McCutchen LLP
8
Sep
Does Edwards v. Arthur Anderson Bar The Use of Employee Confidentiality Agreements? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
1
Sep
Group Health Plan Eligibility, COBRA and the Importance of Clear Leave of Absence Policies Poyner Spruill LLP
30
Aug
Employers Should Carefully Consider Whether To Sue Former Employees For Threatened Trade Secret Misappropriation Based On Recent California Court of Appeal Decision Awarding Over $1.6 Million To Former Employees Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
30
Aug
Lay-Offs Canot Always Avoid Discrimination or Retaliation Trials Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
25
Aug
Final Report of IRS Study of Nonprofit Hospital Compliance Answers Some Questions, Raises Others Poyner Spruill LLP
25
Aug
Review Your Disability Accommodation Procedures: Recent ADA Amendments May Require Changes Poyner Spruill LLP
22
Aug
Major Changes to the FMLA Will Impact Companies in 2009 Poyner Spruill LLP
20
Aug
Immediate Attention Required: COBRA Subsidies and Required Minimum Distribution Relief Poyner Spruill LLP
19
Aug
Court of Appeals Decides Non-Compete Covenant in Medical Staffing Case is Unenforceable, But Affirms Verdict for Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Unfair Trade Practices Poyner Spruill LLP
18
Aug
Non-Compete Covenant Held Enforceable Despite Broad Geographic Scope Poyner Spruill LLP
16
Aug
EEOC Issues 2008 Performance and Accountability Report Poyner Spruill LLP
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

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