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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
21
May
Texas Workers Who Refuse to Return to Work May Remain Eligible for Unemployment Benefits Hunton Andrews Kurth
21
May
Missouri Legislature Passes Bill Making It More Difficult for Plaintiffs to Receive Punitive Damages Jackson Lewis P.C.
21
May
1, 2, 3 Strikes, You’re out With Your FTE Jones Walker LLP
21
May
DOL Issues Final Rule Permitting Use of Non-Salary Compensation under ‘Fluctuating Workweek’ Pay Method Jackson Lewis P.C.
21
May
COVID-19 and New York: Refresher on Article 23-A and Equal Opportunities for Newly Released Offenders Jackson Lewis P.C.
21
May
Maryland Enacts Mandatory State WARN Act Requirements and Imposes Additional Employer Obligations and Penalties Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
21
May
Part Ten of the COVID-19 Roadmap Series: Workplace Communications and Trainings Mintz
21
May
OSHA Reinstates Enforcement Guidance for Recording COVID-19 Cases and General Investigation Response Plan Procedures Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
21
May
OSHA Updates COVID-19 Guidance, Faces Lawsuit by AFL-CIO Robinson & Cole LLP
21
May
The City of Oakland Passes Supplemental Emergency Paid Sick Leave Jackson Lewis P.C.
21
May
OSHA Issues Guidance Clarifying Recording Obligations for COVID-19 Cases Jackson Lewis P.C.
20
May
Washington Implements New COVID-19 Safety Rules for Farmworker Housing Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
May
Creative Thinking Amid COVID-19: Distilling Value From Community Infrastructure Assets Faegre Drinker
20
May
Los Angeles Adopts COVID-19 Right of Recall and Worker Retention Ordinances Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
May
New DOL Rulemaking Clarifies Overtime Exemption for Retail Employees Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20
May
New California Bill Seeks to Offer Paid Sick Leave for Behavioral Health Conditions Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
May
U.S. Department of Labor Allows Employers to Give Bonuses and Other Extra Pay to Fluctuating Workweek Employees Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
20
May
OSHA Issues Revised Enforcement Guidance for Inspections Related to COVID-19 Jones Walker LLP
20
May
California Assembly Bill Would Give Employees More Time to File DLSE Complaints; Could Incentivize More Civil Litigation Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
May
Third Circuit Rules Class Action Wage Claim Should be Arbitrated Under Franchise Agreement Stark & Stark

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