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
A proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor in support of President Obama's March 2014 directive regarding overtime pay is open for comments through September 4, 2015. If enacted, the new rule would effect changes that...more
There are times when it makes sense to resolve an actual or potential employment law claim by paying something and getting a release from the employee. Paying severance in return for a release and waiver of claims isn’t...more
The deadline for employers to comply with the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) reporting requirements is finally here, with reporting first due in 2016. In keeping with the ACA’s historical pattern of ever-changing regulations and...more
Home health care providers could expect to pay their employees more after the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held an exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) no longer applies to third-party employers of...more
In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced yesterday a broad new standard for determining whether two businesses are “joint employers” for purposes of collective bargaining. Browning-Ferris...more
As of July 1 of this year, Spain becomes the latest in a string of nations with a corporate compliance defense. Article 33 of Spain’s criminal code will provide an exemption from corporate criminal liability where the company...more
The NLRB is expected to release its long-anticipated decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. shortly, possibly today. This decision will likely mark a radical departure from the currently accepted standard...more
Generally speaking, our workers’ compensation laws provide certain benefits for injuries arising out of or in the course of employment. Certain employees (police officers and firefighters) are referred to as “portal to...more
In Burton v. Freescale Semiconductor Inc. and Manpower of Texas, LP, No. 14-50944, — F.3d —-, 2015 WL 4742174 (5th Cir. Aug. 10, 2015), the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment for two...more
Shippers who are used to doing business with motor carriers often present freight brokers with a shipper-carrier agreement (often described as a “Motor Carrier Agreement”) of one kind or another to serve as the basis of a...more
I recently was invited the join the “Learned League”, which has been described by the Washington Post as the “coolest, weirdest Internet community you’ll never be able to join.”
Needless to say, now that I’m...more
It is no secret that California is no friend to arbitration agreements. As the United States Supreme Court noted in its 2011 opinion in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, “California’s courts have been more likely to hold...more
The Administration has been active in promulgating Executive Orders (E.O.) that affect the stakeholders in the Government contracting process. On July 31, 2014, the President signed Executive Order 13673, “Fair Pay and Safe...more
THE INCREASING DANGER OF BACKGROUND CHECKS -
New Laws and Emerging Privacy Rights Complicate an Already Difficult Process.
The intersection of privacy laws and employment practices can be a dangerous one. Employers...more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently rolled out a pilot program to electronically notify employers of new Charges filed against them. Instead of mailing the Notice of Charge of Discrimination form...more
You’ve no doubt heard lots about how the U.S. Department of Labor is cracking down on independent contractors. I’ve recapped it before and my former colleague, Jonathan Orleans, has a new post regarding Uber & electricians....more
We have summarised three of the most notable employment related updates for you to mull over while enjoying the summer sun.
European case opens the door for easier indirect discrimination claims to be brought by...more
CME Group Files Disciplinary Actions for Trading Ahead of Block Trades and Failure to Supervise an Employee Engaging in Disruptive Trading Activities -
In two cases of first impression, CME Group exchanges brought and...more
In Carlson v. Home Team Pest Defense, Inc. (Ct. of Appeal A142219), published August 17, 2015, the Court of Appeal held that an employer’s arbitration clause which allowed only the employer to file lawsuits for certain...more
When I talk to businesspeople about the legal differences between employees and independent contractors, I often offer the electrician who comes to the office to fix a wiring problem as the paradigmatic independent...more
This morning, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the federal Department of Labor’s revisions to the “companionship exemption” under the Federal Labor Standards Act. Home Care Association of...more
A common technique used to pay immigrants who are ineligible to lawfully work and to pay lawful workers "offbook" in order to reduce reported payroll for workers compensation and other purposes is to pay workers wholly or...more
Who's The Boss? -
In Butler v. Drive Auto. Indus. of Am., Inc., the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (which has jurisdiction over North and South Carolina) joined the majority of federal appellate courts in holding that...more
Unpaid internships present companies with potential legal exposure, as shown by several recent, well-publicized legal victories for interns, including one against NBC, which ultimately paid out millions of dollars. To help...more
Companies and employers around the country seek to protect their intellectual property by, among other things, using non-compete provisions in employment agreements. Generally, these provisions are intended to prevent an...more
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