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Latest Developments From The Connecticut General Assembly: The Labor and Public Employees Committee Speaks

Before the deadline for committee action, the General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee voted favorably on a plethora of bills and advanced them out of committee. Among the most noteworthy were: 1) a bill...more

Real ID: Why Does My New York Driver’s License Have Two Expiration Dates?

Driver’s licenses in New York are generally valid for eight years. I just checked mine and see that it was last renewed in 2011 for an eight-year term expiring on my birthday in 2019. The issuance date and expiration date are...more

Employment Flash - July 2013

In This Issue: - U.S. Supreme Court Issues Two Important Decisions Under Title VII - Supreme Court Holds Lone Plaintiff’s FLSA Collective Action Is Moot When Claims Are Resolved Before Certification -...more

Fenwick Employment Brief - April 2013

In Hatai v. Dept. of Transportation, a California court of appeal upheld a trial court's decision to exclude "me too" evidence of discrimination from individuals outside of the plaintiff's protected class, but in doing so...more

Scripts - April 2013

In This Issue: - Key Provisions In the Final Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Rules and What They Mean for You - NLRB and EEOC May Target Employer Efforts to Keep Employees Quiet During Internal Investigations -...more

Orrick World: A Quarterly Report of Global Employment Law Issues for Multinationals - Fall 2012

In This Issue: - Asia Employment Law Update - France Employment Law Update - Germany Employment Law Update - South Africa Employment Law Update - UK Employment Law Update - United States...more

New Year Brings New Laws for California Employers

In this alert: Consumer Credit Checks; Wage & Hour Laws; Written Commission Agreements; Misclassification of Independent Contractors; Liquidated Damages Before The Labor Commissioner; Wage Theft Prevention Act of...more

California Enacts New Round Of Employee-Friendly Laws (In Other News, State Unemployment Rate Hovers Near 12%)

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a number of bills addressing a wide array of issues that could significantly impact employers in the coming year. Read on for an overview of some of these new laws and their...more

EPIC, Coalition Seeks Investigation of New FBI ID Program and "Secure Communities"

A coalition of civil liberties and civil rights organizations have asked the Inspector General of the Department of Justice to investigate the FBI's Next Generation Identification program, a "billion-dollar initiative to...more

Fenwick Employment Brief - June 14, 2011

In this issue: Court Upholds Commisioned Salesperson Exemption; NLRB Continues String of Actions Over Employee Use of Social Media; and News Bites. Excerpt from "Court Upholds...": In California, certain commissioned...more

Supreme Court Rejects Six Employment Cases, Still Has Full Docket on Tap

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review six labor and employment law cases which had been presented. The Court showed no favoritism, denying petitions for certiorari on cases coming out of U.S. Courts of...more

Fenwick Employment Brief

IN THIS ISSUE: *Employer Violated Employee Privacy By Accessing Personal Text Messages *No Match Letters Did Not Give Employer Basis To Discharge Employees *"Same Actor" Evidence Did Not Prevent Discrimination...more

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