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
29
Dec
St. Paul Will Gradually Phase In a $15 Minimum Wage Over the Next Several Years Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
29
Dec
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds NLRB’s Browning-Ferris Joint-Employer Test, Cautions Board on Rulemaking Jackson Lewis P.C.
29
Dec
Duluth Joins Twin Cities to Become Third City in Minnesota to Pass a Safe and Sick Time Ordinance, but Differences From Minneapolis and St. Paul Ordinances May Cause Headaches for Employers Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
28
Dec
It’s Flu Season Again . . . Are Your Mandatory Vaccination Policies Immune to Legal Challenges? Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
28
Dec
Illinois Hospitals to Face Requirements Designed to Reduce Violence Against Nurses Jackson Lewis P.C.
28
Dec
Illinois Rings in the New Year With New Employment Laws Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
27
Dec
Mexican National Commission on Minimum Wages Approves an Increase to the 2019 Daily General Minimum Wage and Further Establishes Two Different Geographic Areas for Its Application Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
27
Dec
Mayor Kenney Signs Philadelphia Fair Workweek and Minimum Wage Bills Into Law Ballard Spahr LLP
27
Dec
Second Circuit Revives Dismissed ERISA Stock-Drop Suit Proskauer Rose LLP
27
Dec
Craig Leen Formally Named Director of OFCCP Proskauer Rose LLP
27
Dec
Do You See What I See? Hardship Withdrawal Guidance From The IRS, As Requested By Congress Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
27
Dec
ERISA Implications for Firing A Whistleblower Proskauer Rose LLP
27
Dec
New Illinois Employee Reimbursement Law Effective January 1, 2019 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
27
Dec
District Court Dismisses Wilderness Therapy Lawsuit Proskauer Rose LLP
26
Dec
CA Employers Hungry for Time-Rounding Meal Breaks Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
26
Dec
Increases to New York State Minimum Wage and Salary Thresholds About to Go Into Effect Mintz
26
Dec
EEOC Launches Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics Jackson Lewis P.C.
26
Dec
Court compels arbitration where agreement specifically includes FCRA claims Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
24
Dec
194 Absences Are Enough – Any More and You Can Be Fired. Barnes & Thornburg LLP
24
Dec
EEOC Settlement Highlights Issue Of When Pregnancy May Be A Disability Under The Law Zuckerman Law

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