July 14, 2020

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July 14, 2020

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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
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Addresses Consideration for Noncompetes Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
10
Jul
New OSHA FAQs Address the Risks and Limitations of Wearing Workplace Face Coverings Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
10
Jul
Guidance for UK Employers on the Immigration Implications of COVID-19 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
10
Jul
COVID-19: US State Policy Report – July 9, 2020 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
10
Jul
What Businesses Can Do to Prepare for Further Closure Orders Jackson Lewis P.C.
10
Jul
Is Personal Information of Retirement Plan Participants an ERISA Plan Asset? Jackson Lewis P.C.
9
Jul
Update: NLRB Final Rule Governing Employee-Status of Student Workers May Issue As Soon As September 2020 Proskauer Rose LLP
9
Jul
New Maryland Law Requires Applicant Consent Prior to Using Facial Recognition Technology in Job Interviews Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
9
Jul
Unemployment During COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
9
Jul
Construction Contractor Pays $1 Million to Settle Fraud Allegations Relating to a Federal Program Designed to Help Disadvantaged Businesses Tycko & Zavareei LLP
9
Jul
SCOTUS Favors Employers’ Religious Liberties Over Employee Rights Barnes & Thornburg LLP
9
Jul
OSHA COVID-19 Guidance Advises Wearing Masks in Workplace Jackson Lewis P.C.
9
Jul
Fifth Circuit: Plaintiff Not Entitled to Attorneys’ Fees For Obtaining Remand on Appeal Proskauer Rose LLP
9
Jul
Former JUUL Employee Seeks Injunction Against Pre-Employment NDA Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP
9
Jul
“Divane Intervention”: ERISA 401(k) Plan Investment Claims Dead On Arrival Proskauer Rose LLP
9
Jul
Big Changes to California’s Garment Industry Possible Barnes & Thornburg LLP
9
Jul
OSHA Updates Guidance On COVID-19-Related Workplace Safety (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
9
Jul
IRS Issues New Guidance for Mid-Year Changes to Safe Harbor 401(k) and 403(b) Plans Faegre Drinker
9
Jul
IRS Temporarily Relaxes Cafeteria Plan Midyear Election Change and FSA Rules and Provides Other Employee Benefit Relief Jones Walker LLP
9
Jul
Chancellor’s Summer Statement focuses on hospitality sector Proskauer Rose LLP

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