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On April 3, 2018, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division ("DOJ" or "Antitrust Division") filed an antitrust complaint against Knorr-Bremse AG ("Knorr") ...
Littler Mendelson
Last month, we reported on the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division's ("WHD") newly created Payroll Audit Independent Determination ("PAID") Program, through which employers can proactively seek ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Based on the legal principle of res judicata, a prior class action settlement that released a staffing agency and its agents barred a subsequent class action against the staffing agency's client.
Carlton Fields
Are frequent and short work breaks necessitated by an employee's serious health condition considered "compensable" time under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Ring Recusal Request. On April 16, management attorney John Ring was sworn in as chair and fifth member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The legalization of recreational use of marijuana in several states, including California, has left many employment policies vague and confused.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In Karasek v. Regents of the University of California, No. 3:15-cv-03717-WHO (N. D. Cal. April 12, 2018), the court granted summary judgment to the University of California (UC) on the plaintiff's Title IX claims.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 3, 2018, the Antitrust Division of the U.S Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that it had reached a settlement in a matter involving a "no-poaching" ...
Littler Mendelson
In Rizo v. Yovino,1 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently examined whether an employer can justify a wage differential between male and female employees by relying on prior salary.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 12, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued a new fact sheet concerning "the applicability of [the white collar] exemptions [of the Fair Labor Standards Act] ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In a landmark ruling, a federal court judge in Texas issued an opinion holding—unequivocally—that Title VII protects transgender individuals from discrimination based on their gender identity.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary: The federal Equal Pay Act already imposes limitations on employers when it comes to compensating employees of the opposite sex for equal work
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Westchester County, NY Board of Legislators has unanimously enacted legislation that will prohibit employers and their agents from relying on, requiring, requesting, or seeking information...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On April 9, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its much watched decision regarding whether an employee's prior salary can be used as a justification ...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On April 16, 2018, Governor Scott Walker signed into law the Employment Law Standardization Act (the "Act"). The Act is designed to promote uniform regulation of labor and employment matters throughout Wisconsin.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Workplace violence is a major concern that can take the form of intimidation, threats, and even homicide. But fret not: California employers can arm themselves ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Recently, the gender pay gap has become the subject of increased scrutiny and media attention as a growing movement works to bring an end to gender-based wage differentials.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On April 12, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a 2019 New York budget implementing the provisions of S-7848A (the "Budget").
Fisher Phillips LLP
The average internet user may be largely unaware that there are actually different "levels" of the internet.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Undoubtedly, the No. 1 topic in the employment world today is sexual harassment and the rise of the #MeToo movement. Indeed, it is one of the top issues in American society generally, touching all industries.
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Were you one of the lucky few to "win" one of the 85,000 H-1B visa numbers in this year's random selection process held by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) lottery?
Littler Mendelson
USCIS accepted petitions for the first five business days before announcing that it had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions and that the cap was closed.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The global market for wearable devices continues to grow and has been embraced not only by consumers but organizations as well.
Foley & Lardner
Whistleblower Developments is a periodic report covering significant cases, decisions, proposals, and legislation related to whistleblower statutes and how they may impact your business.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough."
Troutman Sanders LLP
Many employers require employees and applicants to take personality testing (think Meyers-Briggs).
Foley Hoag LLP
The Massachusetts Attorney General recently released her long-awaited guidance regarding the 2016 overhaul of the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, which takes effect on July 1, 2018.
Troutman Sanders LLP
When President Trump fired then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this month, he did it in one of the most public ways possible: on Twitter.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation Panel Discussion."
Proskauer Rose LLP
In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, senior counsel Harris Mufson and associate Laura Fant discuss the latest developments in Title VII.
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