• 03.11.20

    Update on COVID-19: What Employers Can Do as World Health Organization Declares a Pandemic

    The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic in light of the alarming levels of the coronavirus spread, its severity, the level of inaction among governments/organizations, and the numbers of expected deaths and affected countries.

  • 03.09.20

    Coronavirus: Top 10 Issues for Employers

    The coronavirus outbreak has caused concern for companies worldwide as they navigate and plan for its impact on their business operations.

  • 02.27.20

    Employers Must Allow Employees to Vote

    With presidential primaries under way and New York’s own primary vote scheduled for April 28, employers should be cognizant of last year’s amendments to New York’s Election Law, which increased the paid time off that employees may take in order to vote in elections.

  • 02.25.20

    California Court Keeps AB 51 on Hold

    The Chamber of Commerce and employer organizations convinced a federal court judge in California to halt enforcement of Assembly Bill 51, which was set to take effect January 1, 2020, and invalidate all agreements requiring the waiver of any right to forum or procedure as a condition of employment, ...

  • 02.25.20

    Quick Hits From the EEOC: 2020 Priorities, FY 2019 Stats, Disability Suit Victory

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had a busy start to 2020, with new Chair Janet Dhillon sharing her priorities for the coming year and the release of the statistics for fiscal year 2019, while a Maryland federal court handed the EEOC a victory in a discrimination suit involving a ...

  • 02.25.20

    Sick Sibling, Healthy Kids Don’t Trigger FMLA Leave, Ohio Court Rules

    The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) doesn’t cover an employee’s leave to care for the healthy children of an ill sibling, according to a new decision from an Ohio federal court.  

  • 02.25.20

    Second Circuit: ADAAA Doesn’t Cover Inability to Perform Job

    Joining the other federal appellate panels to consider the issue, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) did not alter or erode the understanding that the inability to perform a single, particular job does not constitute a ...

  • 01.30.20

    DOL Announces Final Rule on Joint Employer Status

    On January 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule interpreting joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

  • 01.29.20

    DOL’s Joint Employer Rule Final

    Getting the jump on the other federal agencies, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule on the joint employer standard under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

  • 01.29.20

    New Year, New Laws: States Make Employment Law Changes

    States across the country enacted new legislation that impacts employers in the coming year.

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