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Global Immigration Solutions for Multinational Businesses
Navigating the New OFCCP Regulations on Affirmative Action Obligations: Make Sure Your Organization is Ready
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Structuring Compensation Programs – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
Executive Compensation Packages – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
What Employers Need to Know about Obesity in the Workplace
Is an Honor Vacation Policy Right for My Company?
Corporate Criminal Liability – Interview with Bridget Rohde, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act & the Impact on the C-Suite – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Employer Issues: Trade Secrets & Class Action Lawsuits – Interview with David Barmak, Member, Mintz Levin
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
PODCAST - Inside Law - Defense of Marriage Act
Unpaid Internships: Are They Legal?
Zimmermann: Law Firm Partner Layoffs Should Be Routine
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
In a ruling predicted by the Restructuring Review Blog last month, Judge Meredith A. Jury of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California rejected arguments by CalPERS that the Bankruptcy Court should lift...more
The National Labor Relations Board (the Board) has found that Hostess Brands Corporation committed several unfair labor practices during negotiations with its bakers union before the company notoriously shut down its...more
California has seen a string of three Chapter 9 filings this year and faces a long line of distressed municipalities. Given this backdrop, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (“CalPERS”) figures to play a...more
This Reuters Article features Bernstein Shur Attorney Robert Keach.
Dec 3 (Reuters) - A commission to explore major changes to U.S. bankruptcy rules said on Monday that labor and benefits will be key issues during a host...more
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has announced a new pilot program that should substantially modify its enforcement strategy regarding pension liability for facility closures under ERISA Section 4062(e). Under...more
A recent Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decision considered the situation of a participant covered under a self-funded ERISA plan who sustained injuries in a slip and fall accident. The plan paid health benefits for that...more
Governor Corbett last week signed SB 1321, which requires that Act 111 interest arbitration awards comply with a municipality’s Financial Recovery Plan under the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act (Act 47). The law becomes...more
Kathi Sandweiss of the Arizona law firm Jaburg Wilk discusses the apellate process and explains how only the court record is reviewed for an appeal.
The stakes run high in an appeal. That is when strength matters most and...more
In the latest decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court (the “Court”) regarding the bankruptcy of Ted LeRoy Trucking Ltd. (“TLT”), the Court found that unpaid remittances owed by TLT to third party benefit...more
This is the third post in my series on pension plan restructuring (for prior posts see April 12, 2012 and June 8, 2012). In this post, I will examine the basics of converting your defined benefit (DB) plan to a defined...more
In an earlier post, I provided an overview of the different ways that some plan sponsors are looking to exit the defined benefit (DB) world. In this post I consider the most drastic and complete way to “restructure” a DB plan...more
On April 17, 2012, the Northern Mariana Islands Retirement Fund (the “Fund”) became the first United States public pension fund to seek formal bankruptcy protection. The Fund, which provides retirement benefits to government...more
The city of Vallejo in California filed for bankruptcy protection in 2008. What has happened since then? How has the city fared financially? Let’s take a look.
There are four labor unions in Vallejo that represent city...more