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Intercepting Office Pool Liability – What Do Employers Have to Lose by Permitting Super Bowl Related Gambling?

Super Bowl 50 kicks off this Sunday and promises to be the most wagered-on sporting event of the year. March Madness, Super Bowl, and Fantasy Football pools have become ingrained in the American workplace and seem harmless to...more

2/5/2016 - ADA Employment Policies Fantasy Sports Football NCAA Online Gaming Sports Gambling Super Bowl

Employers Again Brace for Winter Storms

With severe winter weather predicted for much of the East Coast and extending as far west as Central Arkansas, employers should be prepared to address the impact of the winter storms on their businesses. Issues employers may...more

1/26/2016 - Exempt-Employees FLSA FMLA Non-Exempt Employees On-Call Employees Wage and Hour Weather Policy Workplace Safety

DOL Issues Administrator's Interpretation Expanding the Definition of Joint Employment

Under the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has aggressively enforced and interpreted the federal wage and hour laws. Consistent with that approach, on Wednesday January 20, 2016, the Department of...more

1/22/2016 - Agricultural Workers DOL FLSA Joint Employers Seasonal Workers Wage and Hour

Hurricane Preparedness Applies at Work as Well as at Home – Questions Employers May Face This Season

Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency as forecasters continue to track the path of Tropical Storm Erika, which is predicted to hit the state on Monday. Although it is unclear how strong the storm will...more

8/31/2015 - Exempt-Employees FLSA FMLA Non-Exempt Employees On-Call Employees OSHA Popular Reporting Requirements Severe Weather State of Emergency Unemployment Compensation System Wage and Hour Workplace Injury

The DOL's Proposed Amendments Increase the Salary Threshold for the FLSA's White Collar Exemptions - Dramatically Expanding the...

Executive Summary: Yesterday, in a 295-page report, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued its long-awaited proposed amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act's ("FLSA") "white collar" exemption tests for executive,...more

7/1/2015 - DOL FLSA Non-Exempt Employees NPRM Wage and Hour White-Collar Exemptions

March Madness: Could Friendly Wagers Among Employees Put Your Organization At Risk?

The American Gaming Association estimates that Americans will wager $9 billion on the NCAA tournament, more than double the estimated $3.9 billion bet on the Super Bowl, bringing March Madness to a whole new level....more

3/20/2015 - Best Management Practices Employer Liability Issues March Madness Sports Sports Betting

Supreme Court Upholds DOL's Rulemaking Procedure in Reclassifying Mortgage Loan Officers

On March 9, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court held that a federal agency is not required to engage in notice-and-comment rulemaking when it issues an interpretation of a regulation that is significantly different from its prior...more

3/12/2015 - Administrative Procedure Act FLSA Mortgage Loan Officer Notice and Comment Paralyzed Veterans Doctrine Perez v Mortage Bankers Assoc Rulemaking Process SCOTUS Statutory Interpretation Wage and Hour

New Jersey's "Ban the Box" Law Takes Effect March 1, 2015

The New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act (the "Act"), known as the "Ban the Box" law, will go into effect on March 1, 2015. The Act prohibits employers from inquiring about an applicant's criminal background during the...more

2/23/2015 - Ban the Box Hiring & Firing Job Applicants New Legislation

Philadelphia Enacts Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On February 12, 2015, the Philadelphia City Council passed, and Mayor Michael A. Nutter promptly signed into law, the Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Ordinance ("Ordinance")....more

2/19/2015 - Employer Mandates Local Ordinance Paid Leave Sick Leave Wage and Hour

Winter Storms Raise a Blizzard of Questions for Employers

Almost a year ago, a series of winter storms blasted the country, costing billions in damages and business disruption. Yesterday, businesses and residents in the country's Northeast Corridor again braced for what some...more

1/28/2015 - Corporate Counsel Employer Liability Issues FLSA FMLA Popular Severe Weather Wage and Hour

New Jersey Supreme Court Restricts Ability to Label Workers as Independent Contractors

On January 13, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that will likely have a far reaching effect on employers by severely limiting their ability to classify workers as independent contractors....more

1/15/2015 - Delivery Drivers Employee Definition Employer Liability Issues Independent Contractors Misclassification Retailers Wage and Hour

Supreme Court Narrows Test for Compensable Time Under the FLSA

On December 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision favorable to employers significantly limiting the types of preliminary and postliminary activities that are compensable under the Fair Labor...more

12/10/2014 - FLSA Integrity Staffing v Busk SCOTUS Security Checks Wage and Hour

New Jersey Bill Expanding Prohibition On Discrimination Against Unemployed Advances In State Legislature

Executive Summary: A bill which would expand existing laws to prohibit discrimination against the unemployed is progressing in the New Jersey state legislature, having been approved by the Senate and reported favorably out...more

5/23/2014 - Discrimination Unemployment Unemployment Benefits

D.C. Council Seeks To Amend Wage Theft Prevention Act

Executive Summary: The D.C. Council is seeking to amend the D.C. Wage Theft Prevention Act less than one year after the last amendment. If passed, the amended law would substantially increase penalties...more

5/8/2014 - Contractors Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Employer Mandates Notice Requirements Penalties Proposed Amendments Subcontractors Unpaid Wages Wage Theft Prevention Act

President Obama Orders Changes In Overtime Regulations – What To Expect And When

Executive Summary: President Barack Obama has directed the Department of Labor to "update" and "modernize" overtime rules to expand the number of workers eligible for overtime pay. ...more

3/19/2014 - Barack Obama DOL Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour White-Collar Exemptions

Mayor Approves Newark Paid Sick Leave; Ordinance Expected To Take Effect Mid-June 2014

Executive Summary: As anticipated, Newark Mayor Luis Quintana approved an ordinance requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who work in Newark at least 80 hours per year. The ordinance is...more

3/10/2014 - Employee Rights Paid Leave Sick Leave

March Madness - Could Friendly Wagers Among Employees Put Your Organization At Risk?

Executive Summary: March Madness, Super Bowl, and Fantasy Football pools have become ingrained in the American workplace and seem harmless to many; however, permitting such activities creates a wide range of risks for...more

3/7/2014 - Employer Liability Issues Gambling

Employers Must Be Prepared To Deal With The Aftermath Of The Recent Winter Storms

Executive Summary: Much of the country has suffered through a series of punishing winter storms this year. With the number of snow days mounting, employers must determine whether closing the office means having to pay...more

2/19/2014 - Bodily Injury Compliance Employer Liability Issues FLSA Severe Weather Weather Policy

Newark City Council Passes Paid Sick Leave Ordinance; Mayor Expected To Approve Measure

Executive Summary: Following Jersey City's lead, New Jersey's largest city is poised to enact an ordinance that would require employers to provide up to 40 hours per year of paid sick time to Newark employees. ...more

2/10/2014 - Anti-Retaliation Provisions Employee Benefits Family Members Human Resources Professionals Paid Leave Personnel Records Posting Requirements Recordkeeping Requirements Sick Leave

New York Law Makes Misclassification Of Workers In The Transportation Industry More Costly Than Ever

Executive Summary: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed the "New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act," which will have a significant impact on employers in the transportation industry by...more

2/6/2014 - Compliance Employer Liability Issues Independent Contractors Misclassification Surface Transportation Trucking Industry

New Gender Equity Poster And Notice Required For New Jersey Employers

Executive Summary: The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has issued the final form for required gender equity posters and notices. Effective January 2014, New Jersey employers with 50 or more...more

1/31/2014 - Employee Rights Gender Equity Posting Requirements

Restaurant Industry Newsletter - January 2014

Tax Ruling Impacts the Use of Mandatory Service Charges - Executive Summary: Beginning on January 1, 2014, "mandatory gratuities" or service charges are no longer considered "tips" by the Internal Revenue Service, and...more

1/13/2014 - FICA Taxes FLSA Hospitality Industry Income Taxes IRS Restaurant Industry Tips Wage and Hour

Bill to Amend New Jersey Law Against Discrimination To Include Protections For Pregnant Workers Passed By Legislature, Awaits...

Both houses of the New Jersey legislature have passed a bill that would amend the Law Against Discrimination to include protections for pregnant workers, including reasonable workplace accommodations and unpaid leave. ...more

1/9/2014 - Anti-Discrimination Policies Employee Rights Employment Policies Human Resources Professionals Paid Leave Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation Unpaid Leave

Proposed Law Would Amend New Jersey Employment Discrimination And Whistleblower Laws To Protect Interns

Legislation proposed by a member of the New Jersey Senate would amend the Law Against Discrimination, Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and Worker Freedom from Employer Intimidation Act to extend legal protections and...more

12/4/2013 - Discrimination Internships Unpaid Interns Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

New Jersey Voters Approve Minimum Wage Hike; Rate To Increase To $8.25 With Future Increases Tied To Cost Of Living

New Jersey voters overwhelmingly approved a measure that will increase the state's minimum wage rate from $7.25 to $8.25, effective January 2014. The measure also included a constitutional amendment that will tie the minimum...more

11/7/2013 - Ballot Measures Consumer Price Index Cost-of-Living Minimum Wage

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