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|Proposed Federal-Contractor "Minimum Wage" Regulations Released|
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 13, 2014The U.S. Labor Department has released its proposed regulations implementing Executive Order 13658, President Obama's directive to raise the minimum-wage rate for workers on federal contracts from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour (subject to annual increases after 2015). We wrote about this...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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?
|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.
|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...
|Are You Too Cozy With Your Independent Contractors?|
Sandra Mills Feingerts; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014January 1, 2015 is fast approaching, and with it, the first year the employer mandate applies to employers with 100 or more full-time employees (50 in 2016) - the “Play or Pay” rules. In preparation for this new law, employers should review the individuals they treat as independent...
|E-Cigarettes Light Up Controversy Among Employers|
Michael V. Abcarian; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014First marketed internationally in 2002, battery-powered e-cigarettes are exploding stateside and may soon shake up many employers who need to decide whether or not to allow e-cigarettes in the workplace. Sales in the United States of the more than 200 types of e-cigarettes currently available are...