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
4
Jan
CBD Use in the Workplace: Resolving State And Federal Law Conflicts Barnes & Thornburg LLP
4
Jan
What Are The Top 3 Issues To Watch At The NLRB In 2019? Barnes & Thornburg LLP
4
Jan
Beltway Buzz, January 4, 2019 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
4
Jan
What Were The 3 Biggest Developments At The NLRB In 2018 Barnes & Thornburg LLP
4
Jan
State Law Round-Up: 2019 Minimum Wage Rates, Paid Sick Leave Developments and More (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
4
Jan
Changing Tides in Parental Leave Policies: Maintaining a Lawful Policy in Light of Recent EEOC Scrutiny Mintz
4
Jan
New Year, New Laws: A Summary of Workplace Law Changes, Effective January 1, 2019, in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, and Quebec Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
3
Jan
Delaware State Court Holds That Medical Marijuana User May Proceed With Lawsuit Against Employer Jackson Lewis P.C.
3
Jan
Appellate Courts Agree: Regular, Reliable Attendance Is Essential Function of Most Jobs Jackson Lewis P.C.
3
Jan
union kNOw – January 2019 Jackson Lewis P.C.
3
Jan
DOL’s Opinion Letter Tackles Varying Average Wage Rates and FLSA Overtime Compliance Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
3
Jan
IRS Issues Interim Guidance on Certain 2017 Tax Act Changes Affecting Exempt Organizations: Excess Remuneration and Parachute Payments Excise Tax Carlton Fields
3
Jan
Hungary’s Labor Code Amendments Relax Overtime Limit Proskauer Rose LLP
3
Jan
E-Verify and the Government Shutdown Greenberg Traurig, LLP
3
Jan
Unionized Employers: NLRB Removes Key Hurdles for Deferring ULP Charges to Arbitration (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
3
Jan
Connecticut’s Salary History Inquiry Prohibition Effective As Of January 1, 2019 Murtha Cullina
3
Jan
Since 2019, PPK (Employee Capital Plans) are obligatory for employers engaging at least 250 people K&L Gates
3
Jan
California State and Local Minimum Wage Rates to Increase in 2019 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
3
Jan
In Latest Example of New Jersey’s Hostility to Arbitration, Appellate Division Holds that Agreement Stating that Either Party “May” Compel Arbitration Is Too “Ambiguous” to Enforce Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
2
Jan
D.C. Circuit Wrestles with Board’s Controversial Browning-Ferris Decision Polsinelli PC

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