Kristin Berger Parker

Kristin Berger Parker

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Minnesota's New Women's Economic Security Act Becomes Law - Employers Need To Take Note As Some Provisions Are Effective...

On Mother’s Day, May 11, 2014, Governor Dayton signed Minnesota’s new Women’s Economic Security Act into law. Employers should take note of the following provisions, some of which are effective immediately...more

5/15/2014 - Compliance Employee Rights Gender Discrimination Paid Leave Parental Leave Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation Sick Leave

Labor, Employment And Employee Benefits Executive Briefing - April 2014

In This Issue: - Employers Should Review Internship Programs for Legal Compliance ..The Department of Labor’s Six-Factor Test ..Unpaid Internships in the News ..Practical Guidance - Developments in...more

5/1/2014 - DOL Employer Liability Issues Employer Mandates Equal Pay Flexible Spending Accounts Internships Minimum Wage Unpaid Interns Wage and Hour

Employment Class And Collective Action Insight: U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Arbitration Class-Action Waivers Are Valid, Even If...

On June 20, 2013, in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, the U.S. Supreme Court held that, under the Federal Arbitration Act, courts cannot invalidate a class arbitration waiver on the ground that the...more

6/26/2013 - American Express American Express v Italian Colors Restaurant Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Class Action Class Action Arbitration Waivers Federal Arbitration Act SCOTUS

Employment Class And Collective Action Group Alert: Supreme Court Affirms Arbitrator's Decision To Allow Class Arbitration

On June 10, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an arbitrator did not exceed his authority under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) when the arbitrator interpreted the parties' arbitration agreement to permit class...more

6/14/2013 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Class Action Collective Actions Federal Arbitration Act Insurers SCOTUS

Employment And Labor Law Alert: Frack Supplier Hit With Overtime Class Action

Last week, a hydraulic fracturing equipment supplier was hit with a putative class action lawsuit in federal court in Pennsylvania, alleging violations of state and federal wage and hour law. ...more

5/16/2013 - Class Action FLSA Fracking Over-Time Wage and Hour

Employment And Labor Law Alert: Increasing Momentum For Paid Sick Leave Laws

This past Wednesday, March 13, 2013, Portland, Oregon, became the latest municipality to pass a law requiring employers to provide paid sick leave for employees working as few as 240 hours per year. Portland's Earned Sick...more

3/18/2013 - Healthy Families Act Local Ordinance Medical Leave Municipalities Paid Leave Proposed Legislation

Employment And Labor Alert: FMLA Changes Go Into Effect Next Friday, March 8

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations that go into effect on March 8, 2013. These regulations include revisions to the required postings and optional use forms,...more

3/1/2013 - DOL Flight Crews FMLA GINA Military Caregiver Leave Posting Requirements Qualifying Exigency Leave

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