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Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
Proskauer’s Employee Benefits Practice Center’s DOMA Task Force, which is comprised of lawyers from our offices nationwide, regularly advises employers and other plan sponsors on the myriad benefits issues that arise in the...more
News articles, social media, protests, and lunchroom conversation were all dedicated to the two cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this week. Hollingsworth v. Perry and Windsor v. United States could potentially transform...more
Covered employers must provide paid sick leave to employees and equal health benefits to employees' life partners.
On July 1, two new ordinances went into effect in Philadelphia; both will affect employers that contract...more
Everyone knows that times are tough right now - but what you may not know are NJ state resources that might be able to help a friend or family member who is struggling at this time. Jim Shepard, Esq. kindly brought to my...more
New York employers are now required under recently effective amendments to the New York State Tax Law to report the availability of dependent health care coverage to employees when filing mandatory quarterly wage and new hire...more
On June 1, 2011, Illinois began recognizing civil unions in accordance with the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act (the “Act”). The Act’s purpose is to allow same-sex and heterosexual couples to enter...more
Illinois recently made news when it legalized civil unions beginning June 1, 2011. Because civil union partners will have the same rights as spouses under state law, many religious organizations’ benefit plans could be...more
The recent legalization of civil unions in Illinois raises implications for employee benefit plans. Employers should take action now to prepare for requests for benefit coverage from employees planning to enter to a civil...more
On July 8, 2010, a Massachusetts District Court held that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, specifically in its application to health benefits. Same sex spouses may be covered by health...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*H-1B Quota for FY2010 Reached
*Changes to Prevailing Wage Requests Effective January 1, 2010
*Worldwide Deployment of the DS-160 Visa Application Form
*HIV Applicants No Longer Inadmissible and...more
It’s that time of year again. In this newsletter edition, Manatt summarizes the new legislation enacted in 2009 that will impact employers in the coming year.
Please see full newsletter below for more information....more
IN THIS ISSUE:
2. ABCs of Immigration: J-1 Visas – J Waivers of Physicians
3. Ask Visalaw.com
4. Border and Enforcement News
5. News From The Courts
6. News Bytes
7. International Roundup
On January 28, 2008, President Bush signed into law the first expansion of the Family &
Medical Leave Act since its enactment in 1993. This article provides a summary of the amendments to this Act....more
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