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
11
Mar
EEO-1 “Part 2” Pay Data Report Roars Back to Life Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
10
Mar
2019 Labor, Employment and Benefits Client Briefing Update for Connecticut Employers Wiggin and Dana LLP
10
Mar
State Law Round-Up: Minimum Wage Hikes (IL, NJ, CA, NM); Michigan Paid Sick Leave; New York Employee Rights, New Jersey Leave and Benefits Expansion (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
9
Mar
For Tax-Exempt Employers: 403(b) Retirement Plan Compliance Opportunity Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
8
Mar
DOL Releases Proposed Higher Salary Threshold for Federal Overtime Exemptions Schiff Hardin LLP
8
Mar
IRS Reopens Opportunity to Cash Out Retirees in Pay Status—At Least For Now Proskauer Rose LLP
8
Mar
Rivers Casino to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
8
Mar
USCIS Publishing Revised Form I-539: Change, With a Dose of Chaos, Is In Store (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
8
Mar
The Third Circuit Finds No Age Discrimination Related to Virgin Islands Law That Encouraged Long-Tenured Employees to Retire Proskauer Rose LLP
8
Mar
Beltway Buzz, March 8, 2019 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
8
Mar
DOL Releases New Proposed Overtime Threshold: Time to Review FLSA Classifications Ballard Spahr LLP
8
Mar
Part 541 Overtime Rule, Round 2: How the New NPRM Differs From the 2016 Proposal Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
8
Mar
United States Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Concerning Minimum Salary Threshold to Qualify for Exemption from Overtime Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
8
Mar
Overtime: DOL Proposes to Raise Salary Level for Overtime Exemption to $35,308 Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
8
Mar
OFCCP Sheds More Light on Section 503 Focused Reviews Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
8
Mar
Illinois House Set to Pass Tough Pay History Ban, Equal Pay Amendments Jackson Lewis P.C.
8
Mar
Restaurant Group Severs Relationship with Mario Batali, Highlighting Long-Lasting Impact of Sexual Misconduct Allegations in the Hospitality Industry Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
8
Mar
DOL Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Increase Salary Thresholds Foley & Lardner LLP
8
Mar
Minnesota Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis Minimum Wage Ordinance Jackson Lewis P.C.
8
Mar
Department of Labor Releases New Proposed Overtime Rule, Sets Minimum Salary at $35,308 Jackson Lewis P.C.

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