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Snell & Wilmer

Fair Credit Reporting Act Update: Employers Within the Ninth Circuit Are Required to Provide a “Stand-alone” Background Check...

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On January 29, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a prospective employer does not satisfy the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s (“FCRA”) stand-alone disclosure requirement when it provides job applicants with a...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Complicating Simplicity: Ninth Circuit Requires Separate Stand-Alone Documents for Employment Background Checks

Albert Einstein believed “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” The Ninth Circuit seems to agree. In Gilberg v. Cal. Check Cashing Stores, LLC, No. 17-16263, 2019 WL 347027 (Ninth Cir. Jan. 29,...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Will We Get A Federal Paid Leave Law This Year?

I thought this idea was dead, but . . . . . . last night, in his State of the Union address, President Trump said that his budget includes "a plan for nationwide paid family leave." And he got bipartisan applause for...more

Fisher Phillips

Service Animals, Assistance Animals, Comfort Animals—And The Occasional Miniature Horse - A Practical Business Guide To Federal...

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Given the menagerie of terms, it is easy to see why some business owners are quite confused about what to do when they are asked to permit an animal in their places of business. Part of the confusion comes from the multitude...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Employment Flash - January 2019

This edition of Employment Flash looks at developments in labor and employment law, including with respect to restrictive covenants; new state anti-harassment laws; minimum wage increases; age bias claims; and the employee...more

Fisher Phillips

Labor Board Makes It Easier To Classify Workers As Independent Contractors

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In a significant ruling which will benefit companies, the National Labor Relations Board on January 25th, revised the test it uses for determining whether workers are employees or independent contractors by making it easier...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Wage And Hour Developments 2018: A Year In Review

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The law regulating the payment of wages and work hours is a vibrant area: the “fight for $15.00”; battles over who can receive tips (and whether the tip credit should be eliminated entirely); whether workers should be given...more

Cozen O'Connor

NLRB Majority Makes Clear That Individual Employee Gripes Are Not Protected by Federal Labor Law

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The National Labor Relations Act protects employees when they are engaged in protected concerted activity for the purpose of mutual aid and protection. What constitutes concerted activity for mutual aid and protection has...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Puntos clave de la reforma a la Ley Federal del Trabajo en México

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El proyecto de reforma a la Ley Federal del Trabajo (LFT) presentado en la Cámara de Diputados el pasado 22 de diciembre de 2018, tiene como objeto regular la Reforma Constitucional a los artículos 107 y 123 promulgada el 24...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Key Points of the Bill to Amend the Federal Labor Law in Mexico

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The House of Representatives in Mexico on Dec. 22, 2018, received a project to amend the Federal Labor Law (FLL) to regulate the Constitutional Amendments made to articles 103 and 123, in effect since Feb. 24, 2017, to comply...more

Payne & Fears

Employment Law Developments and Trends in 2018 for Nevada Employers

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Employment law is a dynamic practice area in which new law develops each year. Last year was no exception. This article, originally published in Nevada Lawyer by Matthew L. Durham and Chad D. Olsen, discusses notable...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

[Podcast]: Can My Employees Do That?

In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, partners Harris Mufson and Howard Robbins conduct the first part in a series of podcasts entitled, “Can My Employees Do That?” In this installment, Harris and Howard discuss workplace...more

Ulmer & Berne LLP

Three Things to Look For on the 2019 Employment Law Horizon

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As we kick off the New Year, William D. Edwards, Partner and Chair of Ulmer’s Employment & Labor Practice Group, examines the landscape of employment and labor law and shares three things to look for on the employment law...more

Dechert LLP

UK Employment Law Reforms Announced

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The UK Government recently published its Good Work Plan, a package of labour market reforms proposed in response to the review conducted by Matthew Taylor into the changing British labour market and which published its...more

Fisher Phillips

Workplace Law Predictions For 2019

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The past year has seen quite a few changes in labor and employment law. But with the New Year having just rung in, it’s time to look forward rather than backward. The question on the tip of everyone’s tongue is: what’s next?...more

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

Beltway Buzz - December 2018 #3

Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory. Many Representatives on Capitol Hill were already heading home after the Senate passed a continuing resolution this week to keep the federal government open until early February....more

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

Mexico’s Daily General Minimum Wage Slated to Increase Effective January 1, 2019

As a result of July’s presidential election, Andrés Manuel López Obrador became the new president of Mexico, winning by a wide margin over his competitors. He took office on December 1, 2018, for a six-year term extending...more

Verrill Dana LLP

12 Days of HR: Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot, Preparing for 2019 Should Not

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We’re halfway through December, which means that the New Year is right around the corner. January 1st always seems to inspire a host of new goals and aspirations for the year ahead, and if you are in human resources, we have...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

2019 Employment Update and Predictions: What's Hot and What's Not - Labor & Employment Newsletter

Now that 2018 is winding down, the mid-term elections are behind us, and Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed as the newest Associate Justice to the United States Supreme Court, it is time for me to make my 2019 predictions for...more

Pillar Publishing, LLC

OFCCP 2018 Activity, Part II (Beware Pack of Wild Dogs)

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Acting Director Leen and his staff are off the chain, roaming the countryside devouring multi-year audits and anything else that threatens the efficiency of the agency. Recently they returned to the Frances Perkins building...more

Verrill Dana LLP

Changing Policies and Practices? Don’t Just Question if it’s Legal, Question the PR Consequences

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Over the past few days, while many were preparing turkeys or throwing out lettuce, the Boston Globe posted Trouble is brewing at craft beer darling Trillium... but the long and the short of it is that Trillium changed how it...more

Fisher Phillips

Top 10 Things Employers Need To Know About Midterm Election Results

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As many predicted, Democrats recaptured the House for the first time in eight years in yesterday’s midterm elections, while Republicans retained and strengthened their grip on the Senate. That will lead to a dynamic in...more

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

Wisconsin FMLA vs. Federal FMLA in a Nutshell

In this episode, Keith Kopplin and Sarah Platt compare Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act and discuss the key differences and top things employers should know....more

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

#MeToo One Year Later: An Update for Employers

Join Milwaukee attorneys Sarah Platt and Christine Bestor Townsend as they discuss how things have changed for employers in the era of #MeToo....more

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

FMLA FAQs: Answers to Employers’ Common Questions

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) continues to present challenging questions for employers. In this episode, Keith Kopplin and Sarah Platt of our Milwaukee office walk through some of employers’ most frequently asked...more

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