Labor & Employment E-Note - April 17, 2014


In This Issue:

- Employers Face Increasing Number of Religious Bias Suits

- Small Business Owners Concerned About Overtime Pay Requirements

- Rising Number of Wage Theft Lawsuits Highlight Enforcement Issues

- U.S. Policy Could Allow H-1B Visa Spouses to Work in U.S.

- Legalized Marijuana Bringing New Challenges for Employers

- More Companies Doing Away with Retiree Health Benefits

- Excerpt from Employers Face Increasing Number of Religious Bias Suits:

Bosses all over the Western world have been warned. Unless they make allowances forthe religious faiths of their ever more diverse workforces, they will suffer lawsuits, officialrebukes and protests from staff.

Please see full E-Note below for more information.

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Topics:  Drugs, Employer Liability Issues, H-1B, Marijuana, Over-Time, Religion, Religious Discrimination, Small Business, Wages

Published In: Civil Rights Updates, Conflict of Laws Updates, Health Updates, Immigration Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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