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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"
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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?
For years, the question of whether construction workers should be treated as employees or independent contractors has been an important issue that many contractors have overlooked or chosen to ignore. However, a recent U.S....more
Last week, the Department of Labor Wage Hour Division found that a Woodbridge, Virginia construction company misclassified employees as contractors and failed to pay overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act...more
California and Louisiana recently became the twelfth and thirteenth states, respectively, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the federal Department of Labor ("DOL") as part of the DOL's effort to detect and...more
What Is an ESOP?
First and foremost, an ESOP is an employee benefit plan that is qualified for tax-favored treatment under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (IRC). However, an ESOP can also be a tool of...more
Recently, I read this article about how the Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service and states are targeting pay practices of home builders. This got me thinking about how industry enforcement sweeps can be a very...more
On October 26, 2010, the New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act went into effect. This new statute is likely to have an enormous impact on the construction industry by imposing stringent requirements for any...more
On June 8, 2010, the New York Labor Commissioner announced the results of yet another successful enforcement sweep by the New York State Joint Enforcement Task Force on Employee Misclassification (the “Task Force”). The Task...more
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*Employer's Ignorance of Employee's Medical Condition Leads To Dismissal of FEHA Claim But Survival of CFRA Claim
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The IRS recently announced a new cross divisional team aimed at cracking down on tool reimbursement plans marketed to the automotive, construction, aircraft, agriculture and other industries that use hand tools as a way to...more
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