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|November Target For Proposed Exemption Changes|
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
June 16, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014As we reported previously, in March President Obama directed the U.S. Labor Department to "modernize and streamline" its regulations governing the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(1) executive, administrative, professional, and "outside salesman" exemptions....
|Louisiana Bans Access To Employees' Social Media|
Fisher Phillips LLP;
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 22, 2014On May 22, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act into law. The Act, effective immediately, prohibits employers from requesting or requiring access to the personal online accounts of applicants or employees. Louisiana joins 11 other states that have...
|Basics Of Employment Law In Italy: Part III|
Amanda K. Caldwell; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 28, 2014, previously published on May 14, 2014This article is the third in a series which provides a brief overview of the some of the key elements of employment law in Italy. This article will cover terminations, including a summary of the sources of law governing terminations, the types of dismissals permitted under the law, notice...
|Restrictive Covenants and the Cross-Border Employer|
Danielle S. Urban; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 28, 2014, previously published on May 23, 2014In most U.S. states employers are free to bind employees with restrictive covenants - which commonly take the form of post-employment restrictions on soliciting clients or employees - as a condition of employment. The wide acceptance of such restrictions in the U.S. does not necessarily translate...
|How to Manage Your Off-Site Employees' Safety|
Edwin G. Foulke; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 14, 2014QUESTION: We have a number of employees working off-site. How can we best ensure that they are working safely when we are not able to provide regular supervision?
|OFCCP Setting Its Sites On TRICARE Providers?|
Cheryl L. Behymer; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014Healthcare providers are waiting anxiously to see the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) most recent position on whether it will continue trying to assert jurisdiction over them on the basis of participation in the TRICARE Program. For years, OFCCP’s position was...
|Healthcare Reform Watch List: Top Five Concerns for Healthcare Industry HR Departments|
Tabatha L. George; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014Keeping up with healthcare reform regulations is a challenge for all employers, but healthcare providers may face unique burdens. Here are the top five issues human resources professionals should keep on their radar as healthcare reform rolls out.
|Tips To Prepare Your Company For An I-9 Audit|
Jessica T. Cook; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5 2014The Immigration Customs and Enforcement division (ICE) of the Department of Homeland Security, continues to issue Form I-9 Notices of Inspection to businesses across the nation. In fiscal year 2012, ICE served over 3,000 Notices to businesses, resulting in over $12 million in fines. Additionally,...
|Federal Trade Secret Legislation Proposal Gains New Life|
Michael R. Greco; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014The prospects for federal trade secret legislation has heated up again as there appears to be bipartisan support for a new bill. After failing in previous years, Senator Coons (D) recently joined forces with Senator Hatch (R) to introduce a federal trade secrets act that would create a federal...
|How The Windsor Decision Applies To Retirement Plans|
Robert C. Christenson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014The Internal Revenue Service recently furnished employers with welcome guidance concerning coverage of same-sex spouses in qualified plans.