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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Man Bites Dog: This PAGA Lawsuit Is Different

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Members of the plaintiffs’ bar submit about 500 PAGA notices each month to California’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency. Each notice presages yet another PAGA lawsuit against yet another hapless...more

Littler

Self-Driving Trucks and Labor Law—A Look Ahead

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Welcome to the future: The year is 2020 and an organized—i.e., unionized trucking company—“L2M2” has announced it is acquiring a convoy of autonomously powered—i.e., “self-driving”—transportation vehicles....more

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

Michigan’s Senate and House of Representatives Adopt Changes to the Paid Sick Leave Act

On December 4, 2018, the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives passed the Paid Medical Leave Act, which makes wholesale changes to the state’s paid sick leave proposal and is on its way to Governor Rick Synder for his...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Supreme Court: A Year In Review

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This year, 2017-2018, the Supreme Court issued numerous cases impacting employers. Here is an overview...more

Littler

Ontario, Canada: Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, Receives Royal Assent

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On November 21, 2018, Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, received Royal Assent, repealing a number of amendments made to Ontario labour and employment law. ...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Recent Maryland Case Is a Reminder to Employers to Review the Language of Their Offer Letters, Employment Contracts, and Employee...

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The vast majority of states are at-will employment states, which means that an employer may terminate an employee for a good reason, a bad reason, or any reason at all, so long as the basis for termination does not violate a...more

Littler

California Allows Employees in the Construction Industry to Waive PAGA Remedies Pursuant to Qualifying CBAs

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Among the approximately 1,000 bills signed by California Governor Brown last month was Assembly Bill 1654 ("AB 1654"), which allows a class of employees to waive the remedies created by the Private Attorney General Act of...more

Fisher Phillips

Kentucky’s Right-To-Work Law Upheld By State Supreme Court

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A bitterly divided state Supreme Court upheld Kentucky’s right-to-work law by a 4-3 vote Thursday, cementing Kentucky’s status as one of 27 states in the country to have such a law on the books. Although the law was...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Seller Beware: 5 Tips to Keep Bad Employment Practices from Holding Up a Sale

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Lawsuits and existing labor disputes are obvious impediments to the sale of your business. But short of these red flags, any number of ill-advised practices may slow down or even stop an acquisition from proceeding. Do not...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Constructive Solution For PAGA? CBA Waivers For Construction Employers

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Seyfarth Synopsis: AB 1654 provides a PAGA exemption for certain employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement. While AB 1654 is limited to the construction industry, its underlying rationale applies much more...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Bar? None! Limboing Under the Contract-Bar Doctrine

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Seyfarth Synopsis:  Employers may challenge whether unions still have majority support between the date that agreement on a collective bargaining agreement was reached and the date that the agreement becomes effective....more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

New California Law Creates Narrow Rest Break Exemption At Petroleum Facilities

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On September 20, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 2605. This new law provides that unionized employees at petroleum facilities who hold safety-sensitive positions are exempt from the...more

Epstein Becker & Green

New York’s Westchester County Enacts Earned Sick Leave Law

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Westchester County, New York, just became the latest jurisdiction to enact an Earned Sick Leave Law (“Law”). Similar in many respects to New York City’s Earned Safe and Sick Time Law (although Westchester’s version does not...more

Locke Lord LLP

[Webinar] Going Through Withdrawal: Dealing with Multiemployer Pension Plan Withdrawal Liability? - November 14th, 12:00pm CT

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This program will present an overview of withdrawal liability issues pertinent to employers ?contributing to multiemployer pension plans under collective bargaining agreements. The presenters ?are an experienced enrolled...more

Barley Snyder

Education Newsletter - October 2018

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The Jury is In: Districts Note School Climate Benefits of Youth Courts - Youth courts offer an alternative to traditional school discipline and juvenile justice programs based on restorative justice principles. In contrast...more

Fisher Phillips

Westchester County Mandates Employee Sick Leave

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Westchester County has just enacted an Earned Sick Leave Law which will soon require Westchester employers to provide sick leave to its employees. All Westchester employees—both full-time and part-time—who work more than 80...more

Polsinelli

NLRB Approves Unilateral Benefits Changes Consistent with Past Practice

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In a 3-1 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) ruled that E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company (“DuPont”) did not violate the National Labor Relations Act ( “Act”) by implementing unilateral changes...more

Genova Burns LLC

New Jersey Issues Mandatory Notice for Compliance with New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Act

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The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has issued its long awaited mandatory notice for compliance with the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (“the Act”) which goes into effect on October 29, 2018....more

Cozen O'Connor

Seventh Circuit Strikes Municipal Right-To-Work Law, Splitting with the Sixth Circuit

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On September 28, 2018, the Seventh Circuit affirmed a ruling striking down a right-to-work ordinance passed by the village of Lincolnshire, Ill., holding that the National Labor Relations Act does not grant local governments...more

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

NLRB Proposes Rule Changing Joint-Employer Standard

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published its “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; request for comments” in the Federal Register setting forth a proposed new standard for establishing a joint-employer...more

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

Governor Brown Signs Final Round of Employment-Related Legislation

Once again, Governor Jerry Brown ends the legislative year by signing a flurry of employment-related legislation. This year, however, is Governor Brown’s last year to do so, and next year we will report about the...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Careful, Careful: Arbitration of Benefit Claims Under Collective Bargaining Agreements

In Cup v. Ampco Pittsburgh Co., 2018 WL 4101049 (3rd Cir. Aug. 29, 2018), the Third Circuit addressed a case concerning the arbitrability of benefit claims by retirees in the context of collective bargaining agreements...more

Fisher Phillips

Will Your Workers Go On Strike This Week? What You Need To Know

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Employee walkouts and protests are likely to occur on a large scale starting yesterday and lasting through Thursday, spurred on by the union-supported “Fight for $15” movement and in anticipation of the upcoming midterm...more

Fisher Phillips

California Employers To Face Raft Of New #MeToo Laws

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Wrapping up a whirlwind weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown just signed several pieces of legislation that will create new employer obligations in the areas of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Specifically,...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

“Bill Bites” – More New Labor and Employment Laws in California

In addition to the #MeToo inspired legislation, which we covered in a recent blog post, Governor Brown signed several other pieces of legislation amending existing laws and imposing new requirements regarding employment. Here...more

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