Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
Rules for rewarding 'super' condo board members
Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Must Disclose What Clients Pay
Corporate Law Report: Economic Espionage Act, Top FCPA Enforcement Actions, Trademark Audits, and More
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
The Obama administration is pushing for the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act — a law that is designed to make wage differences between men and women in the workforce more transparent. The proposal comes approximately 50...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Virtually all employers with employees of the opposite sex are subject to the Equal Pay Act (EPA).
What is the rule: Employers cannot pay one sex higher wages than the other for...more
The Louisiana 2013 Regular Legislative Session closed on June 6, 2013.
1. the Louisiana employment discrimination law relative to veterans (La. R.S. 23:331);
2. the Louisiana Equal Pay for Women Act (La. R.S. 23:661...more
Female workers have sued Wal-Mart in a number of cases around the country, following the Supreme Court ruling in 2011 rejecting a nationwide class action. These new regional cases often make the same allegations of...more
In the EEOC’s Strategic Enforcement Plan for 2013-2016, the Commission has prioritized and committed to enhanced enforcement of equal pay laws to eliminate compensation systems and practices that discriminate based on gender....more
The Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from paying a female employee less than a male employee for work that requires substantially equal skill, effort and responsibility, and that is performed under similar working conditions...more
Vermont recently enacted a law amending the Vermont Fair Employment Practice Law and expanding existing equal pay and discrimination laws to provide greater protection to employees. +2013 Bill Text VT S.B. 57....more
In a year in which equal pay looks to be hot issue, the Fair Pay Act (S. 168, H.R. 438) was reintroduced in Congress in both the House and the Senate by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)...more
Although New York State’s recent strict assault weapons ban has garnered the majority of attention from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2013 legislative agenda, Governor Cuomo also has made significant proposals that will affect...more
Following an election campaign season in which "binders of women" and equal pay were points of contention, and an inaugural address in which President Barack Obama told Americans that "our journey is not complete until our...more
Five important pieces of legislation that could affect your business either will go into effect or may be decided by Governor Christie before we ring in 2013. These bills range from social networking legislation to minimum...more
Calibuso, et al. v. Bank of America Corp., et al., No. 10-CV-1413(JFB)(ETB) (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 27, 2012, Bianco, J.): The plaintiffs, on behalf of a Rule 23 putative class of financial advisors, claimed that Bank of America’s...more
In late June 2012, three significant employment bills (A2647, A2648, and A2650) reached Governor Chris Christie’s desk, having cleared both houses. Whether the governor will sign or veto the bills is unknown. Although...more
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