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|Six Proven Tactics To Help Avoid The "Ticking Time Bomb" Employee|
A. Kevin Troutman; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 9, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2015Each new headline in the news describing the latest workplace violence tragedy reminds managers and human resources executives of their tremendous responsibilities in attempting to help prevent such senseless acts.
|Proposed Overtime Regulations Will Likely Affect Your Dealership|
Matthew R. Simpson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 9, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2015The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) recently announced proposed revisions to some of the most commonly used exemptions to minimum wage and overtime, saying it will “extend overtime protections to roughly five million workers” and “transfer income from employers to...
|Benefits Fast Facts|
Jeffrey D. Smith; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 9, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2015For insurance market reform purposes, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) initially defined “small employers” as those with fewer than 50 employees. This definition was set to change in 2016, with the number increasing to 100. However, the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employers (PACE)...
|Do New Anti-Trafficking Requirements Apply To Your Company?|
James J. McDonald; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 9, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2015As human trafficking and other forms of exploitation of labor continue to be a focus of public attention, requirements on some employers to prevent trafficking and related abuses have recently increased.
|EU-US Data Transfer Safe Harbor Ruled Invalid|
Nicholas Beermann; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 4, 2015, previously published on October 7, 2015In a decision sure to have widespread implications for over 4,500 US companies doing business in Europe and anyone else who accesses data from the continent, the European Court of Justice ruled yesterday that the 15 year-old data-sharing arrangement known as “Safe Harbor” is invalid.
|Colorado Department Of Labor "Clarifies" Vacation Pay Position|
Susan M. Schaecher; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
October 27, 2015, previously published on October 21, 2015In late September of this year, the Colorado Department of Labor (CDOL) announced that “use-it-or-lose-it” vacation policies would no longer be permitted pursuant to its enforcement policy. However, mere weeks later, the CDOL reportedly acknowledged to the Denver Post that the materials...
|Drinking On The Job? Five Things Employers Need To Know In The Wake Of The USC Football Coach Controversy|
Richard R. Meneghello; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 20, 2015Football powerhouse USC (University of Southern California) fired its head football coach Steve Sarkisian on October 12, 2015, after it was widely reported that the coach had been under the influence of alcohol during several team events. His termination can teach a lesson to any employer who...
|California Employers Will Face Significant New Equal Pay Law|
James J. McDonald; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
October 19, 2015, previously published on October 6, 2015California employers will soon be subject to a new equal pay law that will create a much stricter standard for gender pay equity. Passed by the state legislature with broad bipartisan support and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on October 6, 2015, this new law is considered the most...
|How Employers Can Combat Timecard Fraud And Employee Wage Theft|
John K. Skousen; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
October 15, 2015, previously published on October 1, 2015There is nothing so central to wage-hour laws than the sacred domain of “hours worked.” The concept is simple: employees record the time they spend working, and from this data employers generate labor budgets and employee pay checks.
|Federal Appeals Court Rejects Payments To College Athletes|
Scott D. Schneider; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
October 9, 2015, previously published on September 30, 2015This morning, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NCAA is subject to antitrust laws and that its payment rules are too restrictive in attempting to maintain amateurism. However, in what can only be deemed a victory for the NCAA, the court also ruled that antitrust law requires only that...