Home > Fisher & Phillips LLP > Legal Library

Legal Articles: Fisher & Phillips LLP

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 212


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>
Show: results per page
Sort by:

HTMLShould You Install Security Cameras In Company Bathrooms? (Hint: NO)
Richard R. Meneghello; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2014, previously published on April 1, 2014
Sometimes an employment lawyer is faced with a thorny question that involves multiple layers of analysis. Before advising a client, any good attorney will want to examine prior case decisions, statutory citations, regulatory guidance, and other resources to ensure a full understanding of the issue...

 

HTMLConstruction Contractors Subject To New OFCCP Rules
Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014
Because of a recent court decision, federal construction contractors must comply with several new regulations that many consider burdensome. An effort to exempt construction contractors from some of the new regulations was tossed out by a federal judge. Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. v....

 

HTMLAntisocial Media- Union Not Liable For Threatening Facebook Posts
Gregory D. Ballew; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2014, previously published on April 1, 2014
Imagine if you will, that a company-sponsored website allows employees to post comments. During the course of a union strike, an employee who chooses to cross the picket line posts a comment threatening to kill union members who try to stop him. The company does not disavow the post. Would the...

 

HTML"Don't Come In To Work Today"
Eric J. Uhl; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2014, previously published on April 1, 2014
Even here in Maine, where we take pride in not letting winter slow us down, there are days when it just doesn’t make sense to get out of the house. This past winter was a tough one to say the least - for much of the country it was one of the worst on record. Recent rains in parts of the west...

 

HTMLHuman Resource Considerations in China
Annie Lau; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014
When people think about the reasons they have left an organization or have not accepted an offer with a company, one of the key common factors is perhaps something one might not expect: development, or rather, the lack thereof. Compensation, while certainly important, is often not the deciding...

 

HTMLSupreme Court: Severance Payments Are Wages Subject To FICA Taxes
Steven A. Witt; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014
On March 25, 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a certain type of severance payment known as supplemental unemployment compensation constituted “wages” subject to Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) payroll taxes. The Court’s decision resolves a split of...

 

HTMLCampus "Unpaid Intern" Opposition Growing
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 24, 2014
We have already reported that a group calling itself the "Fair Pay Campaign" aims to pressure colleges and universities not to facilitate unpaid internships or even post notices about them. This initiative appears to be gaining momentum.

 

HTMLSupreme Court: Severance Payments Are Wages Subject To FICA Taxes
Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014
On March 25, 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a certain type of severance payment known as supplemental unemployment compensation constituted “wages” subject to Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) payroll taxes. The Court’s decision resolves a split of...

 

HTMLPresident Seeks To Curtail FLSA "White Collar" Exemptions
Edward N. Boehm, John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 26, 2014, previously published on March 17, 2014
President Obama has instructed the U.S. Labor Department to revise the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's so-called "white collar" exemptions in a "Presidential Memorandum" released on March 13. This effort is intended (as the New York Times put it apparently in light of a White...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Expands SOX Whistleblower Protection
Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 5, 2014
Yesterday, in a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision greatly expanding the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) to cover employees of private entities contracting with publicly traded companies.

 


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>