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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
14
Jan
New York State Department of Labor Publishes Guidance on Salary History Inquiry Law Proskauer Rose LLP
14
Jan
Federal Court Extends TRO to Enjoin Enforcement of California’s Controversial New Independent Contractor Law for 70,000 Independent Truckers Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
14
Jan
Mandatory Severance Pay for Mass Layoffs Looms in New Jersey Proskauer Rose LLP
14
Jan
How Secure Is Your Retirement Plan After the SECURE Act? Varnum LLP
14
Jan
New York City Extends Human Rights Law Protections and Training Requirements to Freelancers and Independent Contractors Proskauer Rose LLP
14
Jan
Federal Court Leaves TRO in Place Staying the Enforcement of AB 5 Against Motor Carriers Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
13
Jan
Another Win for the Trucking Industry Against AB 5 Jackson Lewis P.C.
13
Jan
AB 51 Update: Court Continues TRO on California’s Arbitration Statute Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
13
Jan
NY Appellate Court Upholds Department of Labor’s Payroll Card Regulations Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
13
Jan
Contractor Issues – Not Just a California Issue Foley & Lardner LLP
13
Jan
What Massachusetts Employers Need to Know for a Compliant Start to 2020 Foley & Lardner LLP
13
Jan
US Department Of Labor Issues Final Rule On Joint Employer Status Under The FLSA (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
13
Jan
Weekly IRS Roundup January 6 – January 10, 2020 McDermott Will & Emery
13
Jan
U.S. Senate Confirms OSHRC Nominees Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
13
Jan
California Employers May Soon Have to Share Safety Plans Jackson Lewis P.C.
13
Jan
Rainbow USA, Inc., to Pay $11,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
13
Jan
NLRB Must Consider An Employer’s Obligation To Maintain A Harassment-Free Workplace When Evaluating An Employee’s Allegedly Protected Conduct (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
12
Jan
Heritage Charity Auctions & Awards Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
11
Jan
New Year Brings New Opinion Letters From DOL’s Wage and Hour Division Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
11
Jan
Court Hears Oral Argument on Challenges to AB 51, Orders Further Briefing, and Maintains Temporary Restraining Order Jackson Lewis P.C.

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