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
8
Jan
California Federal Court Stays SOX Claim Pending Arbitration of Related Claims Proskauer Rose LLP
7
Jan
Korean National Assembly Addresses Workplace Bullying and Harassment through Two New Measures Proskauer Rose LLP
7
Jan
Michigan Recognizes Sexual Orientation as a Protected Class for State Contracts Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
7
Jan
New Year, Old Test? NLRB’s Continuing Efforts to Roll Back Obama-Era Joint Employment Standard Hit Another Roadblock Foley & Lardner LLP
7
Jan
Negotiating a Labor Contract: Finding the Style that Suits You Foley & Lardner LLP
7
Jan
Michigan’s Minimum Wage Rate to Increase on March 29, 2019 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
7
Jan
H-1B Visa Filing Season Starts April 1 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
7
Jan
Employment Law This Week: January 7th, 2019: A Look Back and the Year Ahead Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
7
Jan
January 2019 California Employment Law Notes Proskauer Rose LLP
7
Jan
Philadelphia Enacts Fair Workweek Ordinance Proskauer Rose LLP
7
Jan
FTA and USCG Raise Random Drug Testing Rates to 50% for 2019 Jackson Lewis P.C.
7
Jan
A California Jury Strikes Again – Hands Out $11 Million Verdict Proskauer Rose LLP
6
Jan
Uncertainty Remains As DC Circuit Weighs In On NLRA Joint Employer Standard (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
6
Jan
Federal Appeals Court Holds That Public School District May Drug Test Substitute Teacher Applicants Jackson Lewis P.C.
5
Jan
Decertification Petition Was Improperly Dismissed, NLRB Rules Proskauer Rose LLP
5
Jan
Criticizing Lower Court, Third Circuit Reverses Class Certification in Suit Alleging Pay Violations Jackson Lewis P.C.
5
Jan
Los Angeles Living Wage Ordinance Amended With Annual Increases Barnes & Thornburg LLP
4
Jan
Ninth Circuit Clarifies “Actual Knowledge” for ERISA’s Statute of Limitations McDermott Will & Emery
4
Jan
Time to Prepare for the 2019 H-1B Cap Season Jackson Lewis P.C.
4
Jan
Philadelphia Passes Fair Workweek Employment Standards for Retail, Hospitality, and Food Service Establishments Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

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