Polsinelli Podcast - What Your Company Needs to Know About Whistleblower Claims
How Might Your Company be Affected by West Virginia's Employment Law Changes?
To Be or Not To Be (an Employer)
Can an employer require drug testing in the workplace?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 137, interview with Loren Steffy
Do Employers Have to Pay For All Time Worked?
AB1825 Training and Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Training
Polsinelli Podcasts - What Employers Need to Know about Mediation and Arbitration
Has the Affordable Care Act influenced COBRA? What if my employer fails to offer COBRA?
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Virtual World and Wage and Hour Issues
Why Cyber Security?
Building an Anti Corruption Compliance Program Practical Steps 2 18 14, 9 02 AM
Internal Investigations: Soup to Nuts (March 13, 2014)
How Can You Better Protect Yourself with the Escalating Trend of FCPA Enforcement?
Employment Law Issues for Health Care Employers
Employee Benefits Issues in California Following the U.S. Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
Potential Employer Liability for Late Manifesting Occupational Diseases
Polsinelli Podcasts - Best Kept Secrets of the Americans WIth Disabilities Act
Polsinelli Podcasts - Workplace Bullying: What Employers Need to Know
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
Businesses operating in New York City may already be aware that the Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act (read the full text here), which took effect on September 3, 2015, generally prohibits employers from...more
California employers had reason to celebrate over the weekend, as Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to curb frivolous “PAGA” lawsuits alleging noncompliance with itemized wage statement requirements in California Labor...more
Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a proposed regulation that could make it more difficult for employers to classify employees as “exempt,” i.e., exempt from being paid overtime, under federal...more
The Ninth Circuit, in Resilient Floor Covering Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees v. Michael’s Floor Covering, Inc., Case No. 12-17675 (9th Cir. Sept. 11, 2015), joined the Seventh Circuit in finding that an asset...more
A week after a House subcommittee held a hearing on the National Labor Relations Board's new joint employer standard, it was the Senate's turn to address the aftermath of the Board's Browning-Ferris decision. In...more
The IRS Employee Plans Compliance Unit (EPCU) recently announced two new projects and updated two others. In each case EPCU is using compliance checks as a tool to increase IRS enforcement presence and ensure compliance....more
One of the EEOC's top priorities has been ensuring individuals are not discriminated against based on their criminal histories. In recent years, it has filed multiple headline-grabbing lawsuits related to background checks...more
In yesterday’s post, I alerted you to a new Connecticut Supreme Court decision (Trusz v. UBS Realty Investors, LLC) that expanded employee free speech rights under the Connecticut Constitution.
But I wanted some time to...more
The tragedy this August that claimed the life of one worker and injured another during construction of the new $1.1B Minnesota Vikings football stadium reminded us that serious accidents can happen at any site no matter the...more
On October 2, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1506 (AB 1506). The new law amends the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) to allow employers the right to “cure” certain commonly litigated...more
Law360 reported this morning that Peggy Young and United Parcel Service have settled their pregnancy discrimination/accommodation case that went to the Supreme Court, resulting in this decision from last March. The Supreme...more
A psychologist retained by the Times testified this week that Mr. Simers scored “very high” for paranoia on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. His test results showed that he was “overly sensitive to criticism,”...more
With summer now officially over, we set out below some important updates to be aware of as the ‘back to work’ period begins.
Employers may be able to dismiss, lawfully, for derogatory comments made on social media - The...more
In recent years, more Americans have begun identifying themselves as biracial or of mixed racial heritage. This shift has resulted in changes to census and other forms where people are asked to self-identify by race. In...more
As previously reported, among the legislation passed this year under Mayor DeBlasio, New York City passed the “Fair Chance Act” (“FCA”), which severely restricts an employer’s ability to conduct criminal background checks on...more
On September 15, 2015, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division found in Shiavo v. Marina District Development Company, LLC, that the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”) does not encompass allegations...more
On September 17, 2015, the New Jersey Appellate Division emphasized that an employer has “modest burdens” to not only advise employees of their rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), but also must advise...more
On September 11, 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit handed down a landmark decision clarifying the circumstances under which unpaid interns are entitled to receive compensation under the Fair Labor...more
There is no denying that social media has transformed the way that companies conduct business. In light of the rapid evolution of social media, companies today face significant legal challenges on a variety of issues ranging...more
So, in my prior two posts about the new case statistical reports from the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, I’ve looked at the case statistics to see that harassment and terms & conditions claims are...more
As with most states, South Carolina recognizes an exception to its general employment at-will doctrine. Employers may terminate employees with or without cause, but not for any reason that violates the state’s public policy....more
Since 2011, Employer and Contractors have been living with the payment regime prescribed by the updated Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996. This regime amounts to strict liability for the payer – if...more
The decision had been expected for some time. Before oral argument in March, I previewed the decision in a post....more
Employers in cities like Charlotte that straddle state lines sometimes face interesting questions about the applicability of which state’s laws to their employment decisions. An employee may live in South Carolina, commute to...more
1. DO EMPLOYEES AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFER TO THE BUYER WHEN A BUSINESS IS SOLD?
Employment relationships are automatically transferred by law in the following cases:
a) Merger of undertakings;
b) Distribution of the...more
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