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Labor and Employment Legal and Regulatory Law News

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
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Jul
New Jersey Supreme Court Instructs That Made-Whole Doctrine Does Not Override Policyholder’s Assumption of Risk Faegre Drinker
14
Jul
Sixth Circuit Reverses Ohio Federal Court: Genetic Mutation Affecting Normal Cell Growth May Qualify as a Disability under the ADA (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
14
Jul
Does the Car You Drive Impact Whether Your Commute Is Compensable? The CA Court of Appeal Says “Maybe” Hunton Andrews Kurth
14
Jul
More Retirement Plan Guidance for Employers During COVID-19 Polsinelli PC
14
Jul
No Initials, No Problem: California Court of Appeal Holds Failure to Initial Not Enough to Prevent Arbitration Jackson Lewis P.C.
14
Jul
Building a Successful Law Firm—Without an Office Berbay Marketing & Public Relations Firm
14
Jul
Statewide Closures and More Counties Added to State Monitoring List Jackson Lewis P.C.
14
Jul
Midwestern State Summary of Unemployment Eligibility During Temporary Shutdowns Foley & Lardner LLP
13
Jul
IRS Issues Additional Guidance for Retirement Account Withdrawals in 2020 Davis|Kuelthau, s.c.
13
Jul
Some Strings Attached: Main Street Lending Program And Private Company M&A Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
13
Jul
OSHA COVID-19 Guidance: Workplace Facemasks Recommended Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
13
Jul
Employee-Specific Arbitration Agreements: Could They Backfire for Buyers? Polsinelli PC
13
Jul
CROWN Acts Prohibit Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles Foley & Lardner LLP
13
Jul
COVID-19: Maine Income Tax Does Not Conform to FFCRA and the CARES Act Pierce Atwood LLP
13
Jul
Printing Debacle at USCIS: Employees, Employers Harmed by Government Failure to Print Documents Jackson Lewis P.C.
13
Jul
U.S. Supreme Court Broadens Religious Employer Defense in Employment Discrimination Lawsuits Foley & Lardner LLP
13
Jul
Arizona Issues New COVID-19 Mitigation Requirements for Restaurants Jackson Lewis P.C.
13
Jul
IRS Updates Payroll Tax Deferral FAQs Following Enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
13
Jul
Michigan’s Executive Order 2020-147 Requires Masks in Indoor Public Spaces, Mandates Businesses To Refuse Service Foley & Lardner LLP
13
Jul
Stay Home, Chicago: Emergency Order Requires Travelers from High-Risk States to Quarantine Schiff Hardin LLP

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