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
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Mar
Department of Labor Proposes New Changes to Overtime Law Davis Kuelthau
11
Mar
“But I Can’t Prove It.” Yes You Can, With Circumstantial Evidence Sherin and Lodgen LLP
11
Mar
What Employers Need to Know About COBRA Coverage for Terminated Employees Mintz
11
Mar
Stock Awards in Divorce Revisited Stark & Stark
11
Mar
Protecting Your Brewery, Brew Pub or Distillery’s Trade Secrets, Confidential Information and Customers From Former Employees Stark & Stark
11
Mar
Department of Labor Proposes Increasing Minimum Exempt Pay Levels Jones Walker LLP
11
Mar
Proposed Changes to the MCAD’s Procedural Regulations Sherin and Lodgen LLP
11
Mar
Are New Jersey Uber Drivers Covered By Workers’ Compensation Insurance? Stark & Stark
11
Mar
CASE LAW UPDATE: California Employees Cannot be Compelled to Arbitrate PAGA Claim Without the Government’s Consent Jackson Lewis P.C.
11
Mar
Strength in numbers – The Pensions Regulator presents challenges for the sole trader trustee model Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
11
Mar
Massachusetts High Court Reinforces Discrimination Is About More Than Money Sherin and Lodgen LLP
11
Mar
DOL Issues Long-Awaited Overtime Rules, Sets New Minimum Salary Barnes & Thornburg LLP
11
Mar
Democrat Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to End Forced Arbitration Clauses Stark & Stark
11
Mar
Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Former VP’s SOX Claim as Unreasonable Polsinelli PC
11
Mar
Start Planning Your Workplace Sexual Harassment Trainings Early – The Ins and Outs of the Training Requirements Going into Place in 2020 Jackson Lewis P.C.
11
Mar
Extension of IR35 to private sector, Part 6 – getting too personal Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
11
Mar
DOL Proposes Changes to Salary Threshold for Exempt White-Collar Employees Varnum LLP
11
Mar
Act Now Advisory – New York State Department of Labor Withdraws Proposed “Call-In Pay” Regulations Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
11
Mar
Plaintiffs Not Entitled to Jury Trial for ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims Proskauer Rose LLP
11
Mar
Top Five Labor Law Developments for February 2019 Jackson Lewis P.C.

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