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
2
Jan
UPDATE: The iCERT Portal System is currently unavailable Greenberg Traurig, LLP
2
Jan
Illinois Appellate Court Declines to Adopt Bright Line Rule That a Five Year Non-Compete Or a Three Year Non-Solicit Are Unenforceable Per Se Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
2
Jan
Lawsuit Alert: New State Law Affirmative Duty to Safeguard Personal Data Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
2
Jan
Connecticut Court Rules in Favor of Medical Marijuana User in Discrimination Case Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
2
Jan
Michigan’s New Minimum Wage and Sick Leave Laws Foley & Lardner LLP
2
Jan
The E-2 Visa: A Potentially Useful Tool in Cross-Border M&As Carlton Fields
2
Jan
Strict Updates to Massachusetts’ `Ban the Box’ Law Foley & Lardner LLP
2
Jan
Clear as Mud: Defined Benefit Plan Liability with Facility Sales, Restructurings and Cessations McDermott Will & Emery
2
Jan
California State Disability Insurance (SDI) Increases Jackson Lewis P.C.
2
Jan
2019 Labor and Employment Legislative Developments Schiff Hardin LLP
2
Jan
Procedural Guidance for Nonrenewal of Teacher & Administrator Contracts von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
2
Jan
Give the Gift of Feedback to your Employees this Holiday Season! Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2
Jan
Court Grants Summary Judgment Where Decision-Maker Was Unaware of Plaintiff’s Medical History Jackson Lewis P.C.
2
Jan
Most Recently Released DOL Opinion Letters Address Varying Average Hourly Rate and Ministerial Exception Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
1
Jan
Washington Supreme Court Adopts a Favorable Standard for Proving Knowledge of Protected Conduct Zuckerman Law
1
Jan
USCIS Ends Humanitarian Parole Program for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Jackson Lewis P.C.
31
Dec
Connecticut’s Pay Equity Law Prohibits Salary History Inquiries Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
31
Dec
A 2019 L&E Forecast for In-House Counsel, Part III: Section 7 and Joint Employment Issues on the Horizon Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
31
Dec
D.C. Circuit Issues Confusing Browning-Ferris Decision: Exacerbating Uncertainty Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
31
Dec
Counting Down the Top 5 Employment Class Action Developments of 2018 Jackson Lewis P.C.

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