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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
How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
Do 'Love Contracts' Ease the Risks of Office Relationships?
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) in 2009 addressed the new military leave requirements established in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (FY...more
In May 2013, Governor Martin O'Malley signed three noteworthy statutes that will affect virtually every Maryland employer. Effective October 1, 2013, Maryland employers with 15 or more employees must provide their pregnant...more
What does “at-will” employment mean: You might be inclined to think that it means that employees serve at the will of the master, or at the master’s pleasure. While this historically makes sense, “at-will” employment is...more
As the first four months of 2013 come to a close, employers should ensure that their human resources departments have updated several policies, forms and posters requiring attention after the first of the year. The posting of...more
The U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule implementing two important expansions of FMLA protections. In 2008 the FMLA was amended to provide employees with family members serving in the Armed Forces, National Guard...more
On April 5, 2013 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued its opinion in Landolfi v. Melbourne1, holding that although an employee’s military service motivated the employer’s promotion decisions, his Uniformed...more
Effective April 4, Oregon employers must provide employees who are veterans with paid or unpaid time off on Veterans Day unless doing so would cause a significant economic or operational disruption or undue hardship on the...more
The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued a final rule implementing new expanded rights for families of military members and veterans, and greater access to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for airline flight...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently held that the False Claims Act’s (FCA) statute of limitations can be tolled by the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA) in civil qui tam actions in which the...more
Is Congress poised to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act again? Late last month, legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow employees who work part-time or for small employers up to...more
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) policies have been the subject of many changes over the past several years. The FMLA entitles an eligible employee to take up to 12 weeks (and in some situations 26 weeks) of unpaid leave...more
On February 6, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published new regulations that implement the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) amendments made by the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2010 (2010...more
As we recently reported to you at our 2013 Emerging Employment Law Seminar, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued a Final Rule which amends the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). The Final Rule...more
As of March 8, 2013, employers with 50 or more employees are required to post the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notice poster incorporating the recently issued final regulations, which...more
New Poster and Forms -
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued revised model Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms and notice poster. Although they contain no substantive revisions, the new forms should be...more
On March 8, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Final Rule will go into effect, implementing regulations expanding Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) protections to military families and airline flight crews,...more
The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) in 2009 addressed the new military leave requirements established in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 (FY 2009...more
If you haven’t done it already, you will want to display the new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) poster by March 8, 2013.
New Department of Labor regulations that go into effect on Friday, March 8, 2013, make a number of small but important changes to the Family Medical Leave Act landscape. One change that will affect employers is the...more
No later than March 8, 2013, all employers covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must display a new poster issued by the Department of Labor. The poster reflects recently adopted changes to FMLA regulations, most...more
On February 6, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL), Wage and Hour Division, published a Final Rule amending the regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA). The 2013 Final Rule sets forth new regulations...more
The Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Patricia A. Shiu, just announced that prior voluntary guidelines and compliance standards for federal contractors and subcontractors to comply with...more
The year 2013 marks the 20th anniversary for the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), and on February 6, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor "celebrated" this milestone by issuing a new final rule ("Final Rule") interpreting...more
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued final regulations addressing an amendment to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that requires employers covered by the FMLA to provide certain types of military-related...more
In This Issue:
- Notes from the Chair & Executive Editor
- Immigration Reform May Affect All Employers
- Primer on West Virginia State Law Labor and Employment Claims?
- Taking a Look at the Latest on Affordable...more
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