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Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Unleashes Omnibus Employment Ordinance

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Employers in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — including those who utilize independent contractors — must familiarize themselves with an unprecedented, comprehensive ordinance that recently took effect throughout much of the...more

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New York Note – City Legislation, Offshore Wind Project, Councilmember Arrested, Mayoral Appointments

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NYC Council Introduces and Passes Legislation- Last Thursday, the NYC Council convened a Stated meeting, where they passed and introduced multiple pieces of legislation. The Council passed legislation to expand the...more

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Pennsylvania significantly Restricts Healthcare Provider Noncompete Agreements

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Noncompete agreements for certain medical providers in Pennsylvania, signed on or after January 1, 2025, will only be permissible in limited circumstances. This is as a result of the newly enacted “Fair Contracting for...more

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Third Circuit Holds That NCAA Athletes May Qualify as Employees Under the FLSA

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Recently, in Johnson v. NCAA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that, depending upon the surrounding circumstances, student-athletes may qualify as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

So Long, Chevron: What The Elimination Of Agency Deference Means For Employers And The Future Of Labor And Employment Law

Generally speaking, it’s difficult to drum up excitement about administrative law (except amongst those of us who deal regularly in the labor and employment law arena, and other highly regulated areas of law). That has now...more

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Pensions: What's new this week - July 22 2024

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Welcome to your weekly update from the A&O Shearman Pensions team, covering all the latest legal and regulatory developments in the world of workplace pensions. New Pension Schemes Bill announced - Among the 40 new...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Bewerber googlen? LAG Düsseldorf zur Zulässigkeit & Schadensersatzrisiko

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LAG Düsseldorf: Hintergrund-Recherchen über Bewerber als Teil des üblichen Bewerbungsprozesses? Wie es in dem Zusammenhang zu einem Schadensersatzanspruch kommen kann. Ein Arbeitgeber muss einem Bewerber 1.000 EUR als...more

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The CA Legislature Passes Another Law Requiring that Employers Advise Employees that They Have the Right to Seek Legal Counsel

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In recent years, California employers have seen legislation requiring that they advise their employees in certain situations about their right to consult with legal counsel. For example, in 2021 Senate Bill 331 (“Silenced No...more

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Hatzel & Buehler to Pay $500,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Suit

New Jersey Branch Subjected Older Workers to Discriminatory Hiring and Recruitment Practices, Federal Agency Charged - TRENTON, N.J. – Hatzel & Buehler, Inc., a commercial electrical contractor with branch locations in...more

Proskauer - Labor Relations Update

BREAKING: NLRB Drops Attempt to Revive 2023 Joint-Employer Rule

On July 19, 2024, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) voluntarily dismissed a pending appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which sought to reverse a decision by the Eastern District of...more

Dechert LLP

The Employment Edit – Issue 9 – July 2024

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New Labour Government’s proposed changes to employment law in the UK - Following the general election, with the Labour Party now in power, significant changes to employment law are expected. The Government’s first step has...more

Harris Beach PLLC

A Deep Dive into the October (“Winter”) H-2B Applications for FY 2025

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On July 9, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published the list of randomized H-2B applications that were submitted between the filing window of July 3-5, 2024. The 2,158 applications submitted in this filing window...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

PAGA Amendments: A Reprieve for Employers Proactively Addressing Labor Code Violations, but Ambiguities Remain

On July 1, 2024, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a package of reforms to the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”), a statute that has created headaches for employers and driven up wage and hour litigation...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Cemex Decision Cements Increase in Petitions for Union Elections

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In April 2024, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the “Board”) released statistics on union petitions and unfair labor practice charges for its 2024 fiscal year. The NLRB received 1,618 union petitions during the...more

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Grounds for Liability: Massachusetts Appeals Court Evaluates Standard for Employer’s Vicarious Liability

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This month in Pettiford v. Branded Management Group, LLC, the Massachusetts Appeals Court took a novel approach to vicarious liability, holding that the failure of a restaurant’s employees to stop the allegedly racist actions...more

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Motivating Employees Who Are Introverts: Lessons From Spider-Man, Office Space, and The Big Bang Theory — Hiring to Firing Podcast

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In this episode of the Hiring to Firing Podcast, hosts Tracey Diamond and Evan Gibbs chat with guest Stacey Chazin, founder and principal of I-Factor Leadership, about motivating introverts in the workplace. Featuring clips...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Legal Update: Court Enjoins FTC Noncompete Rule Limited to Named Parties

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In Ryan LLC v. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas enjoined the FTC from implementing or enforcing its noncompete ban (the “Final Rule”) mainly on the grounds that it exceeds...more

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Plaintiffs in Ryan Case Seek Nationwide Injunction of FTC Noncompete Rule; U.S. Chamber of Commerce Also Seeks Associational...

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We previously reported that Ryan LLC (“Plaintiff”) and the United States Chamber of Commerce (“Plaintiff-Intervenor”), in anticipation of the Northern District of Texas’s merits disposition, would likely seek nationwide...more


Minnesota Now Recognizes Claims for Negligent Selection of Independent Contractors

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Companies in Minnesota that work with independent contractors should be aware of a new legal risk.  In Alonzo v. Menholt, the Minnesota Supreme Court recognized a claim for the negligent selection of an independent...more

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Department of Labor's Artificial Intelligence and Worker Well-being: Principles for Developers and Employers

On May 16, 2024, the DOL announced the issuance of a set of principles providing employers and developers that create and deploy AI with guidance for designing and implementing these technologies (DOL: Artificial Intelligence...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

NLRB Withdraws Appeal of Joint Employer Rule

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has dropped its appeal of a Texas federal judge’s order striking down its new, expansive joint employer rule.  As readers may recall, late last year the NLRB issued a rule broadening...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

The NLRB Must Apply Its Prior Standard for Protected Employee Outbursts and Abusive Speech

On July 9, 2024, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit told the National Labor Relations Board’s to reconsider the standard for whether abusive or inappropriate speech is protected under Section 7 of the...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

The New Fiduciary Rule (40): Rollovers and the Insurance License Issue

The Department of Labor’s final regulation defining fiduciary status for investment advice to retirement investors will be effective this September 23. Where a fiduciary recommendation results in additional compensation for...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

"Keep Texas Beautiful" and Safe from Workplace Violence

Texas recently enacted a new Workplace Violence Prevention law to protect healthcare employees from violence in Texas healthcare facilities. Texas also implemented a complementary notice requirement applicable to all Texas...more

Frantz Ward LLP

Not-So-Friendly Reminders from the NLRB to Review Your Severance Agreements and Employee Handbooks

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Recent decisions and settlements from the National Labor Relations Board should serve as a not-so-friendly reminder to ensure that your severance agreements and employee handbooks do not run afoul of the National Labor...more

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