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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds Employees Can Sue Third Parties for Interfering with Existing At-Will Employment Relationships

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In February 2024, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a decision reconciling precedent in Pennsylvania courts regarding claims for tortious interference with employment relationships. Previously, Pennsylvania courts...more

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Immigration and Global Mobility Update No. 35, April 2024

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Several times a year, our experts from around the world compile an update on immigration and global mobility practice, setting out recent changes to the laws and regulations in their jurisdictions. Here are the highlights of...more

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Mexico’s Supreme Court Rules That the Cap to Profit Sharing Payments Is Constitutional

On April 3, 2024, the Mexican Supreme Court confirmed the requirement to pay up to three months of base salary for profit-sharing (PTU) payments....more

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California Voters to Decide Future of California’s Controversial Private Attorneys General Act

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A bill on the ballot in California this November asks the state’s voters to give the controversial Private Attorney General’s Act (PAGA) a final approval or rejection. ...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

What Employers Need to Know about Iowa’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

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On April 2, 2024, Governor Kim Reynolds signed Senate File 2095, the Iowa Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which became effective immediately. Iowa’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”) is modeled on a similar law...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Non-Consensual Touching Not Comparable to Rude Employee Behavior

After investigating allegations of sexual harassment and taking disciplinary action, we see a surprising number of claims from the accused harassers that they were actually the victims of alleged discriminatory behavior that...more

Bricker Graydon LLP

403(b) Compliance Check - Universal Availability and the Student-Employee and Part-Time Employee Exclusions

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If you administer a 403(b) plan you should be familiar with the term “universal availability”. This concept means that, as a general rule, all employees must be allowed to make elective deferrals into the plan immediately...more

White and Williams LLP

The Impact of AI – Can You Keep Up?

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In the newest episode of The Employment Law Counselor, in collaboration with the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Laura Corvo, Counsel, joins host Jeff Stewart for a discussion of AI in the workplace and the...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Lockout/Tagout Rules Require Safety Procedures for Each Machine

Most affected employers understand their obligations to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s control of hazardous energy (commonly called “lockout/tagout”) rules found at 29 C.F.R. §1910.147. These...more

Fisher Phillips

Taylor Swift’s New Album Is Almost Here: What Would Her Songs Be About If She Worked in Human Resources?

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When Taylor Swift revealed the track list for “The Tortured Poets Department” – a new album she’ll release on April 19 – fans immediately began theorizing about what might have inspired each song. While your #FPSwifties live...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Managers Not Protected by NLRA Concerted Activity Rules

Over the past few years, the National Labor Relations Board has taken aggressive measures to extend labor law protections to some non-unionized employees. These decisions have involved employer policies restricting social...more

Miller Nash LLP

Effective June 6, 2024, Washington Employers Face Restrictions on Communicating to Employees on “Political” or “Religious” Matters

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Beginning June 6, 2024, a new Washington law prohibits employers from requiring employees to attend meetings which have the primary purpose of communicating the employer’s opinion on “religious” or “political” matters....more

Cooley LLP

What’s New and What’s on the Horizon?

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As we reported in October 2023, noncompete agreements continue to receive widespread scrutiny – a trend that has continued in the first quarter of 2024. In this update, we describe what you need to know about the latest...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

Financial Value Transparency and Gainful Employment Regulations: What We Know Now

As most employers with employees working in California or assigned to a California location know, and as we reported in “Big Brother Just Got Bigger: Expanded Pay Data Reporting Expected to Hit the Golden State,” 2022...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

DOL Issues Final Amendment to the QPAM Exemption

On April 2, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final amendment to prohibited transaction class exemption 84-14 (the QPAM Exemption). The QPAM Exemption is a broad-based class exemption relied upon by many...more

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Sexism in the City

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#MeToo is still moving across the pond. On March 8, 2024, the House of Commons Treasury Committee published a report entitled “Sexism in the City” (referenced as “Report” in this article), which found that the...more

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[Webinar] Exploring Pay Equity: Establishing a Strong Foundation - April 18th, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

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When conducting a pay equity analysis, the primary focus is often on multiple regression analysis that is used to address pay disparities. While it may be tempting to get there as quickly as possible, there exists significant...more

Ary Rosenbaum - The Rosenbaum Law Firm P.C.

Empower to offer retirement income solutions

Empower announced partnerships with several asset management and insurance providers to offer a range of in-plan and out-of-plan guaranteed income solutions to its defined contribution (DC) plans....more

Venable LLP

Staying Compliant - Avoiding Wage Theft in New York

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In October 2023, we wrote an alert detailing an amendment to New York's Penal Code that added wage theft as a means of committing criminal larceny. This amendment, along with the creation of a specialized Worker Protection...more

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New ERISA Class Actions Zero in on Group Health Plan Fiduciary Obligations: 10 Best Practices for Employers

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ERISA class action lawsuits against retirement plan fiduciaries have become commonplace over the last few decades, usually alleging that imprudent processes and lack of oversight led to excessive fees for investment options,...more

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Federal Court Enjoins “Equivalent Benefits” Portion of the Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Services Act

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In August 2023, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed a bill which amends the Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Services Act (Act). This new law impacts both temporary labor agencies (Agencies) and Third-Party Clients (Clients)...more

Fisher Phillips

The Visa Bulletin for May: Dates for Filing and an Employer’s Immigration Action Plan

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Each month, federal immigration authorities publish a list of dates informing immigrant visa applicants when they should expect to be notified to assemble and submit required documentation to government officials. This...more

Woodruff Sawyer

Looking Ahead: Employee Benefits Funding Strategies for 2024 and Beyond

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For many companies, healthcare costs continue to increase  for many companies and this trend is expected to continue into 2025, prompting many companies to look for ways to manage expenses and measure the value of their...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Maryland Paid Family Leave Employer Contributions Begin This Year – What Employers Need to Know and Expect

In 2022, the Maryland General Assembly passed the Time to Care Act of 2022 (the “Act”), setting up a paid family and medical leave program for Maryland employees. Through Family and Medical Leave Insurance (“FAMLI”), eligible...more

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Court Orders Claims Reprocessing After Finding TPA Illegally Excluded Gender-Affirming Care in Violation of ACA Section 1557

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A federal district court has awarded injunctive relief, including claims processing, after finding that an insurer acting as a third-party administrator (TPA) for a self-insured plan violated Section 1557 of the Affordable...more

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