March 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
12
Mar
“Catalyst” Test Applicable to Awarding Attorney’s Fees for State Wage and Hour Claims, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds Jackson Lewis P.C.
12
Mar
ERISA Administrative Appeal Barred As Untimely Proskauer Rose LLP
12
Mar
Rethinking Pay Equity: Overcoming the Impact of Prior Salary Information Jackson Lewis P.C.
12
Mar
Compliance with the New Proposed DOL Salary Threshold May Create Challenges for Many Employers Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
12
Mar
DOJ Antitrust Division Makes Filings in Civil Cases to Influence Development of Antitrust “No Poach” Law Mintz
12
Mar
Got Trade Secrets? New Case Highlights Options in Pursuing People Who Steal Them Barnes & Thornburg LLP
12
Mar
LA Jury Awards Whistleblower $1.5 Million Proskauer Rose LLP
12
Mar
Department of Labor Takes Another Shot at New Overtime Rules Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
11
Mar
DOL’s Long-Awaited Overtime Proposed Rule Announced Vedder Price
11
Mar
DOL Proposes Increase to FLSA Exemption Threshold Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
11
Mar
Chinese Government Forbids Employers From Asking About Childbearing or Marital Status Proskauer Rose LLP
11
Mar
Fifth Circuit Rules No Notice of Collective Actions for Employees With Arbitration Agreements Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
11
Mar
Can Employers Now Thwart Forum Shopping by Plantiffs in FLSA Class & Collective Actions? Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
11
Mar
Our “Top Five to Ten” List of Important Recent Cases Sherin and Lodgen LLP
11
Mar
Employers’ Diversity Data and Initiatives: Trade Secret or Open Book? Foley & Lardner LLP
11
Mar
Department of Labor Proposes Changes to Overtime Rules Greenberg Traurig, LLP
11
Mar
New York Department of Labor Abandons Proposed Predictive Scheduling Rule Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
11
Mar
Still No Right to Jury Trial -- MIT 401(K) Plan Participants Not Entitled to Jury Trial of ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims McDermott Will & Emery
11
Mar
Summary Plan Descriptions: You Gotta Have Them, So Make the Most of Them Foley & Lardner LLP
11
Mar
Key Immigration Considerations During Mergers and Acquisitions, Part I: Work Visas Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

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