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HTMLDo New Anti-Trafficking Requirements Apply To Your Company?
James J. McDonald; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 9, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2015
As 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.

 

HTMLEU-US Data Transfer Safe Harbor Ruled Invalid
Nicholas Beermann; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 4, 2015, previously published on October 7, 2015
In 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.

 

HTMLColorado Department Of Labor "Clarifies" Vacation Pay Position
Susan M. Schaecher; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2015, previously published on October 21, 2015
In 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...

 

HTMLDrinking On The Job? Five Things Employers Need To Know In The Wake Of The USC Football Coach Controversy
Richard R. Meneghello; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 20, 2015
Football 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...

 

HTMLCalifornia Employers Will Face Significant New Equal Pay Law
James J. McDonald; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2015, previously published on October 6, 2015
California 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...

 

HTMLHow Employers Can Combat Timecard Fraud And Employee Wage Theft
John K. Skousen; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2015, previously published on October 1, 2015
There 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.

 

HTMLFederal Appeals Court Rejects Payments To College Athletes
Scott D. Schneider; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2015, previously published on September 30, 2015
This 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...

 

HTMLWhat Should Employers Expect During The New Supreme Court Term?
Richard R. Meneghello; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2015, previously published on September 29, 2015
The first Monday in October is the traditional first day of a new U.S. Supreme Court term. As always, the 2015-16 term will have several cases that are of particular interest to the nation’s employers.

 

HTMLNew Jersey Minimum Wage Will Hold Steady In 2016
Gregg H. Salka; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2015, previously published on October 1, 2015
New Jersey’s minimum wage will remain at $8.38 per hour for 2016, the state government recently announced.

 

HTMLTacoma's New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance: What Employers Need to Know
Rochelle Nelson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2015, previously published on September 28, 2015
Tacoma has now joined Seattle as the third city in Washington State to mandate paid sick leave for employees (certain hospitality and transportation workers employees in SeaTac also receive this benefit). The new law will go into effect February 1, 2016.

 


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