January 21, 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
14
Jan
Under Developing IRS Guidance (Not Final), an Employer Would Be Able to Fully Satisfy ACA’s Employer Mandate Without Maintaining Group Health Plan Foley & Lardner LLP
14
Jan
IRS Releases Interim Guidance on New Excise Tax on Executive Compensation Paid by Tax-Exempt Organizations Proskauer Rose LLP
14
Jan
New Overtime Rule Soon to Make Its Appearance Jackson Lewis P.C.
14
Jan
Massachusetts’s New Requirements for Calculating Tipped Employees’ Wages Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
14
Jan
Washington State Set to Substantially Increase the Salary Required for Exempt Status and Make Other Changes to White Collar Exemptions Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
14
Jan
Amendment to the FAR Rule on Human Trafficking Defines “Recruitment Fees” Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
14
Jan
Proposed New Overtime Rule Headed to Executive Branch for Review Proskauer Rose LLP
14
Jan
Retiring Physician? Some Things To Consider Before Hanging Up Your Stethoscope Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
13
Jan
Bargaining Unit Can Still Be ‘Micro’ under ‘Community of Interest’ Standard Jackson Lewis P.C.
12
Jan
Federal Court of Appeals To Decide Whether Morbid Obesity Is An Impairment Jackson Lewis P.C.
11
Jan
NLRB Majority: Unqualified Notice to Picket Jobsite Where Neutrals Are Present Violates Act Proskauer Rose LLP
11
Jan
California Piece-Rate Law Upheld by Court of Appeal Jackson Lewis P.C.
11
Jan
Beltway Buzz, January 11, 2019 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
11
Jan
Back from the Dead: The Revival of the 80/20 Rule Polsinelli PC
11
Jan
E-Verify Suspended Due to the Government Shutdown Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
11
Jan
New Year's Resolution: Prepare Yourself for an IRS or DOL Plan Audit Greenberg Traurig, LLP
11
Jan
Michigan Bars State Employer Inquiries into Salary History Jackson Lewis P.C.
11
Jan
Massachusetts Sets Date for Publication of Draft Regulations on Paid Family and Medical Leave Jackson Lewis P.C.
10
Jan
Partial Government Shutdown Causes Full-Blown Headache for Employers Using E-Verify Jones Walker LLP
10
Jan
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects ‘Wholly Groundless’ Exception to Delegation Clauses in Arbitration Agreements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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