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HTMLRussian Employment Law: Terms of Employment and Separation
Celia M. Joseph; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
Terms of Employment. Under Russia’s Labor Code, there is a maximum 40-hour work week for employees, and less than that for certain types of jobs and workers, such as for employees working in dangerous environments or employees under eighteen years of age. The law also contains provisions...

 

HTMLDomestic Violence Leave Becomes Law in Massachusetts
Amber L. Elias; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law An Act Relative to Domestic Violence on August 8, 2014.This far-reaching law, which institutes reforms throughout the criminal justice system, mandates that all public and private employers with more than 50 employees must permit employees...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Bans the Box: Rules About Learning the Criminal Histories of Jobs Applicants Are Changing
Alexa E. Miller; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 13, 2014
New Jersey employers with 15 or more employees will be prohibited from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history in the initial employment application beginning on March 1, 2015. New Jersey is the latest state to join a growing number of states that have enacted what is commonly...

 

HTMLLate Payment Resulted In An FLSA Violation
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 13, 2014
A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Claims underscores important propositions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act to the effect that:

 

HTMLA Series Of Ticking Time Bombs - A Review Of The Supreme Court's 2013-2014 Term
Richard R. Meneghello; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
The Supreme Court recently wrapped up its 2013-2014 term, and management can count it as another successful year in front of the High Court. Of the nine decisions impacting labor and employment law, seven of them should have positive implications for American businesses for years to come. And even...

 

HTMLBetter Check The Brakes
Tillman Y. Coffey; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
The previous month’s sales numbers are final and Jane’s sales are abysmal...again. You’ve had enough and decide to fire her. You call HR to get the paperwork started. Your HR manager tells you that Jane has just left her office after complaining that she never gets house deals,...

 

HTMLWork A Full Eight Hours? That's Not In My Job Description!
Myra K. Creighton; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
According to the EEOC, healthcare employers are disproportionately represented in the ranks of those sued for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Baptist Health South Florida, Inc. recently became one of those unlucky healthcare providers when the EEOC sued it for failure to...

 

HTMLDealership Handbooks Are Being Picked Apart
Matthew R. Simpson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
Whether your dealership is unionized or you’ve never had to deal with organized labor, your employment policies are more likely now than ever to be targeted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Over the past two years, the board has been increasingly aggressive in striking down auto...

 

HTMLHow The ADA Impacts Your Hiring
Elizabeth A. Olivier; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
Most employers understand their fundamental obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to protect against disability discrimination and to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified disabled employees, enabling them to perform essential functions of their jobs. But these...

 

HTMLEnforcing Your Policies Outside The Workplace
Tracy L. Moon, John W. Stapleton; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
All employers adopt and enforce policies regulating conduct at the workplace. Many employers expect that employees will follow their employment polices at all times regardless of whether the employee is working or at work.

 


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