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HTMLERISA Fiduciaries Must Continuously Monitor 401(k) Investment Choices
Sandra Mills Feingerts, Tabatha L. George; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 20, 2015, previously published on May 18, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has held unanimously that a plan fiduciary has a continuing duty to monitor investments offered under a 401(k) plan, a duty that is separate and apart from the duty to exercise prudence in selecting investments in the first place. The Court overturned a decision by the U.S....

 

HTMLMultiemployer Pension Reform
Robert C. Christenson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 19, 2015, previously published on May 1, 2015
Employers and unions locked into failing multiemployer pension plans received an 11th-hour reprieve in late December when Congress passed legislation revising laws that had hobbled these plans for years. Titled the “Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014,” the reforms give...

 

HTMLItaly's Jobs Act Creates Significant Labor Reforms
Amanda K. Caldwell; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2015, previously published on April 10, 2015
On February 20, 2015, Italy approved significant but controversial reforms to Article 18 of Italy’s Workers’ Statute of 1970 in an attempt to combat soaring unemployment, currently 42% among workers under the age of 29 and 12.8% overall, and facilitate growth in an otherwise stagnant...

 

HTMLIndonesia Part II
Robert Fallah; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015
This article is the second in a series which will provide an introduction to employment law in Indonesia and will cover the basic laws applicable to terms of employment, specifically wage & hour law, medical leave, and termination of employment.

 

HTMLSupreme Court (Sort of) Allows Courts To Review EEOC Mediation Efforts
Edward F. Harold; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 4, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015
Today, the Supreme Court unanimously held that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s statutory duty to conciliate to remedy a Title VII violation prior to filing a lawsuit on the violation is subject to some level of judicial review. Mach Mining v. EEOC.

 

HTMLMassachusetts AG Issues Proposed Regulations Concerning Earned Sick Time
Amber L. Elias; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 4, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015
On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters passed a ballot initiative requiring that all employees be entitled to earn and use up to 40 hours of earned sick time in a calendar year. There were significant ambiguities in the law (as discussed in our previous alert), but the law also enabled the...

 

HTMLHandling Student Sexual Assault In K-12 Schools
Scott D. Schneider; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
In March, U.S. News & World Report featured a lengthy story provocatively titled, “High Schools and Middle Schools Are Failing Victims of Sexual Assault.” In addition to documenting situations where schools allegedly mishandled allegations of sexual assault, the article cites...

 

HTMLConference Attracts Industry-Focused Lawyers And Hospitality Leaders
Andria Lure Ryan; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
Fisher & Phillips lawyers joined hundreds of industry executives, lawyers, and security experts in Houston for the 13th Annual Hospitality Lawyer Conference. The three day conference featured general sessions and workshops aimed at the most pressing legal issues in the hospitality field from...

 

HTMLAnswering The Call
John K. Skousen; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
California leads the nation in vigilantly regulating the conditions which constitute “hours worked.” Definitions are established, modified, and expanded by the California Labor Code, its Wage Orders, and decisions by appellate courts. The California Supreme Court recently made clear...

 

HTMLIt's Time to Start Planning Your Summer
Cathy M. Stutin; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
It is hard to believe that the 2014/15 school year is coming to a close. Summer projects beckon. So, what should be on the list for your summer (other than some vacation time)? Ideally, if you haven’t done it lately, you should take some time to review employee and student handbook policies...

 


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