August 11, 2020

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August 11, 2020

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Labor and Employment Legal and Regulatory Law News

The National Law Review keeps its finger on the pulse on legal developments related to working.  Keeping employers and employees abreast of the latest labor and employment law news. We review legal news developments including issues involving interviews and employer review sites like Glassdoor, Indeed and Rate My Employer. 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 also  offers an analysis of employees rights to post about their work experience and how employers can respond to employees' on-line reviews and provides information to help companies remain compliant.  

 

Date Title Organization
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Jul
Transfers of Personal Data Outside the EEA: Action Required for Pension Schemes Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
28
Jul
Federal Appeals Court Allows Title VII “Sex-Plus-Age” Claims (US) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
28
Jul
NLRB Moves to Protect Employee Privacy (And More) During Union Elections Barnes & Thornburg LLP
28
Jul
First Circuit Affirms No Duty to Disclose Upstream Labor Abuses on Chocolate Packaging Proskauer Rose LLP
28
Jul
DOL Updates Guidance on Coronavirus Paid Leave Law, Addresses Business Re-openings Hunton Andrews Kurth
28
Jul
DOL Releases Updated FMLA Forms Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
28
Jul
CFTC Announces $9 Million Whistleblower Award Zuckerman Law
28
Jul
1st Circ. Holds Non-Compete Agreement Unenforceable Against Fired and Rehired Employee Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
28
Jul
Transferring Employee Data after EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Invalidated Jackson Lewis P.C.
28
Jul
Even a Worldwide Pandemic Is No Excuse For Blowing A Class Certification Deadline! Proskauer Rose LLP
28
Jul
COVID-19: US State Policy Report – July 27, 2020 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
28
Jul
Illinois Department of Human Rights Publishes FAQs on Workplace Transparency Act Reporting Mandate Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
28
Jul
California Releases ‘COVID-19 Employer Playbook for a Safe Reopening’ Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
28
Jul
Post-Lockdown Working, Part 5 – Doing your Homework (UK) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
28
Jul
Virginia COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Now In Effect Proskauer Rose LLP
28
Jul
California Issues Employer COVID-19 Playbook Guidance for Enforcing Mask Requirements Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
27
Jul
DOL Issues New Guidance on COVID-19, the FFCRA, the FMLA and the FLSA Foley & Lardner LLP
27
Jul
NLRB Loosens Restrictions on Employee Discipline for Abusive Conduct and Speech Hunton Andrews Kurth
27
Jul
DOL Provides Guidance for Private Equity Investments in 401(k) Plans Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
27
Jul
DOL Finally Releases Their Much Anticipated Electronic Disclosure Safe Harbor Final Rules for Retirement Plans Jones Walker LLP

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