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Illinois Legislature Seeks to Limit Use of Restrictive Covenants

Two bills were recently introduced in the Illinois legislature that seek to limit or preclude the use of restrictive covenants for Illinois employers. ...more

Ary Rosenbaum

It’s not hard to find missing participants, you just have to try

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With the focus by the Department of Labor (DOL) on missing participants, I have to say it isn’t hard to find missing participants. While you could rely on the automatic rollover provider, the Internet has made searches easy...more

Morgan Lewis

Legalized Recreational Cannabis and the New Jersey Workplace – What Employers Need to Know

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on February 22 enabling the constitutional amendment to legalize adult recreational use of cannabis and a companion decriminalization bill. Each law has significant...more

Franczek P.C.

Are There Title IX Training Requirements Due by August 14, 2021?

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Some Illinois school district clients have received emails from professional organizations recently about purported required Title IX training that must be completed by August 14, 2021....more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Employer mandated COVID-19 vaccination of employees generally permitted by EEOC

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently confirmed that employers (including health care employers) can require employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment....more

FordHarrison

Can You Keep a Secret: Bridgerton and the Need for Employee Confidentiality Agreements

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I must admit that I could not resist and fell prey to Netflix’s currently most watched and definitely most binge-worthy series to date: Bridgerton. For those who are not part of the record-breaking 82 million (and counting)...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Is It Time to Audit Your Pay Practices?

There have been many legislative and administrative law amendments made by the new administration, and there are sure to be more to come. One that should be on your radar is the Paycheck Fairness Act. Congressional Democrats...more

Dickinson Wright

THE PERM PUZZLE: Putting the Pieces Together Toward a Successful Labor Certification Process

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Introduction - The Perm Labor Certification process can be described as various pieces of a puzzle being identified and carefully positioned, with the end goal of forming a full picture in the smoothest and most efficient...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Pros and Cons of Limiting Political Activity in the Workplace

While the 2020 general election is now behind us, politics are still on a lot of people's minds. For some employees, their passion for politics are not put on hold when they arrive at work. Here, we explore what employers can...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

UK Supreme Court delivers verdict in landmark Uber case

The Supreme Court has unanimously concluded that the Uber drivers who brought claims against Uber in 2015 are workers within employment legislation, giving them the range of rights attached to that status, such as the...more

Franczek P.C.

Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System’s Supplemental Savings Plan Update

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Since our previous alert regarding the Teachers’ Retirement System’s Supplemental Savings Plan, we have had productive discussions with many business managers, IASA, IASBO, and TRS about problems with the Plan and the...more

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Vaccine Volunteers: Is “Thank You” Sufficient Compensation?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay nonexempt employees at least minimum wage for all hours worked up to 40 hours in a workweek and time and one-half for all hours worked over 40 hours in the same...more

Laner Muchin, Ltd.

Seventh Circuit Affirms that Multi-Month Leave of Absence Is Not Reasonable Accommodation Under ADA

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In a recent opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed that a multi-month leave of absence is not a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)....more

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Recreational Marijuana Is Legal in New Jersey: What Employers Need to Know

On February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (CREAMMA). Among other things, the 240-page measure legalizes...more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

LA County Mandates “Hero Pay” for Grocery Workers

On February 23, 2021, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to institute a $5 per hour “Hero Pay” increase for frontline grocery workers and drug retailers in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Update Its Hazard Communication Standard

Employers have been on the lookout for a temporary emergency standard for COVID-19 from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), but what they have thus far received is a proposed rule to update the...more

Orrick - Employment Law and Litigation

The Luck of the Draw: H-1B Lottery Set to Open March 9-25

Earlier this month, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) officially announced that the H-1B electronic registration period for FY2022 will be open from March 9 through March 25, 2021. During this period,...more

Williams Mullen

It’s Time to Get Ready for the H-1B Lottery Electronic Registration Process and...Baseball

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This is an exciting time of the year, both as a baseball fan and as an immigration attorney. Pitchers and catchers have reported to their teams’ spring training facilities in Florida and Arizona....more

Snell & Wilmer

California Employers with 100+ Employees Should be Aware of Fast Approaching Pay Data Report Deadline

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Employers with 100 or more employees nationally and at least one employee in California are required to submit a pay data report to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing no later than March 31, 2021. Similar to the...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Seventh Circuit Holds That Federal Military Leave Statute Might Mandate Paid Leave

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Employers—particularly those in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin—should revisit their military leave policies in light of the Seventh Circuit’s holding in White v. United Airlines Inc., No. 19-2546 (Feb. 3, 2021), that failure...more

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EEOC Sues Solé Miami for Religious Discrimination

Resort Hotel Fired Seventh-day Adventist After She Refused to Work on Saturdays Due to Her Religious Beliefs, Federal Agency Charges - MIAMI – Noble House Solé, LLC, a resort hotel in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., violated...more

Harris Beach PLLC

Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Requiring Vaccination Reporting for P-12 Teachers

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On Monday, February 22, 2021, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.95 requiring the following: Teachers employed in P-12 (public and non-public) schools must report that they have received a COVID-19 vaccination to...more

King & Spalding

Mandatory Employee Vaccinations Globally: Can You Require Your Employees To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine Everywhere?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted society at every level in every part of the globe. The activity of working has particularly changed during the pandemic. Indeed, in many places, workers have been unable to work...more

Snell & Wilmer

Court of Chancery finds that it lacks personal jurisdiction over employee in former company’s non-compete action

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Choice of law and choice of forum clauses in employment agreements are tricky business. Even though a Delaware LLC employer may think they have strong, iron-clad selection provisions in their employment agreements, the...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Your Mexican Workforce Structure May Soon Require Reform

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Global employers may soon be faced with significant changes to their Mexican workforce structure as a result of proposed legislation banning outsourcing of personnel. ...more

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