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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
U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Broad Interpretation of the “Ministerial Exception,” Protecting Religious Schools Against Employment Discrimination Claims (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
8
Jul
NLRB General Counsel Announces “Suggested” Protocols for Conducting Manual, In-Person Elections Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic Proskauer Rose LLP
8
Jul
Admonition To Members Of The Healthcare Industry: Don’t Give Trade Secret Protection The Short Shrift! Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
8
Jul
PPP Updates: Extension of the Application Deadline, Disclosure of PPP Borrowers Receiving Greater than $150,000 in PPP Loans, and the “Owner-Employee” Dilemma Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
8
Jul
Colorado Expands Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act to Require Virtually All Private Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave Benefits Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
8
Jul
New Guidance on Health Coverage Issues Relating to COVID-19 Faegre Drinker
8
Jul
Massachusetts Offices are Subject to Mandatory Screening as Part of Phase III Reopening Mintz
8
Jul
July 2020 Travel Advisory, U.S. Embassy/ Consular Services, and COVID-19 Movement Restrictions Greenberg Traurig, LLP
8
Jul
Colorado Governor Expected to Sign Bill Providing New Whistleblower Protections Related to Public Health Emergencies Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
8
Jul
Labor Board’s Top Lawyer Outlines Potential Procedures For Live Union Elections Barnes & Thornburg LLP
8
Jul
Guidance Clarifies COVID-19 Testing Coverage Requirements for Employer Health Plans Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
8
Jul
EEOC Looks to Increase Early Resolutions With Pilot Conciliation, Mediation Programs Jackson Lewis P.C.
8
Jul
Michigan Supreme Court Holds a Contractor’s Defective Work Is an ‘Occurrence’ Barnes & Thornburg LLP
8
Jul
Judge Rejects AFL-CIO Effort to Invalidate Entire Election Rule Jackson Lewis P.C.
8
Jul
Massachusetts’ Safety Standards for Offices: What Businesses Need to Know Mintz
8
Jul
DOL Proposes New “Fiduciary Rule” Exemption, Upends Longstanding Guidance on Rollover Advice K&L Gates
8
Jul
Effective Settlement Agreements, Part 1 – Promises, Promises (UK) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
8
Jul
Workforces Stranded Abroad Due to COVID-19 and Presidential Proclamation? Implications of Remote Work When Employees Cannot Enter the United States Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
7
Jul
20 Tips for U.S. Virgin Islands Employers in 2020: Consider the Implications of the Supreme Court’s Bostock Decision Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
7
Jul
Employer Use of Contact Tracing Apps: The Good, the Bad, and the Regulatory Foley & Lardner LLP

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