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
4
Mar
Employer Still Wins – Even Though Job Eliminated and Work from Home Request is Denied Foley & Lardner LLP
4
Mar
States’ Focus on Biometric Privacy Developments Warrant Close Attention Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
4
Mar
I Object! NLRB Rules Unions Can’t Charge Non-Members For Lobbying Fees Barnes & Thornburg LLP
4
Mar
What Am I Doing Wrong?? Common FMLA Mistakes Jackson Lewis P.C.
2
Mar
OSHA Whistleblower Claims Are Up: Are Employers Prepared? Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1
Mar
EEOC Sues Erickson Living Management for Retaliation U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
1
Mar
Eighth Circuit Casts Doubt on Cross-Plan Offsetting for ERISA Health Plans Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1
Mar
New Dos and Don’ts: New York City Bans Discrimination Based On Hairstyle Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
1
Mar
February Forecast for Healthcare Employers: Expect Flurry of FLSA Wage and Hour Suits Jackson Lewis P.C.
1
Mar
Beltway Buzz, March 1, 2019 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1
Mar
Lactation Law Update: New York and Illinois Vedder Price
1
Mar
West Virginia Judge Rules Private Sector Unions are Entitled to Collect Dues, Fees, and Assessments From Non-Union Employees Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1
Mar
Portland, Oregon, Bars Discrimination Against Atheists, Agnostics Jackson Lewis P.C.
1
Mar
EEO-1 Reporting Opening Soon Polsinelli PC
1
Mar
New York Labor Department No Longer Pursuing Call-In Pay Regulations Jackson Lewis P.C.
28
Feb
USA Parking Services to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
28
Feb
Broad Workers’ Compensation Release Agreement Bars Disability Discrimination Claims Jackson Lewis P.C.
28
Feb
Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) Takes Effect in New York Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
28
Feb
Many Large Employers in France to Pay “Exceptional Purchasing Power Bonus” Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
28
Feb
Fifth Circuit Affirms Orde Compelling Arbitration of Employment Discrimination Claims by Physician Against Medical Center Carlton Fields

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