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HTMLFederal Court Upholds Federal Contractor Union Notice Requirement
Linda Cavanna-Wilk, Karen M. Tyner; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015
Executive Summary: A federal court in the District of Columbia has upheld the validity of the Department of Labor's (DOL) rule requiring covered federal contractors to post a notice informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In National Ass'n of Manufacturers...

 

HTMLEEOC Required to "Conciliate"—However It Sees Fit—Before Suing Employers
Gordon M. Berger, Roshni Chaudhari; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 6, 2015
Executive Summary: In a limited victory for employers, the Supreme Court held last week in Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC that courts have jurisdiction to review whether the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") fulfilled its statutory obligation to conciliate with an employer before...

 

HTMLNLRB's General Counsel Confirms an Employer is Not Required to Provide Information Relating to a Union's Unsupported Belief that Two Separate Subsidiaries are Operating as One
Gary L. Lieber; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 7, 2015
Executive Summary: In a case handled by FordHarrison attorneys, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel recently held that an employer was not required to provide information regarding the non-bargaining unit employees of a separate subsidiary to the union representing its...

 

HTMLCalifornia Attorney General Seeks Supply Chain Transparency Information from Businesses
David L. Cheng; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 24, 2015
Executive Summary: Recently, a number of large retail and manufacturing companies doing business in California may have been surprised to receive a letter from the California Attorney General asking them to demonstrate compliance with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act. The Act was...

 

HTMLEEOC Will Begin Pilot Program for Online Submissions in Response to Charge Notices
Jacquelyn L. Thompson; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015
Executive Summary: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced a pilot program for online submissions in response to a Notice of Charge. The online system will allow employers (or their legal representatives) to elect mediation, request extensions of time, and file...

 

HTMLNew Precedent Decision Revoking an Approved H-1B Work Visa Petition Poses Dire Consequences for the Consulting Industry
Geetha Nadiminti Adinata, Vivien Fang Peaden, Mary E. Pivec, Charles A. Roach; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 1, 2015, previously published on April 15, 2015
Executive Summary: On April 9, 2015, the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (CIS) issued a precedent decision affirming the California Service Center (CSC) Director's revocation of an H-1B nonimmigrant visa approval issued to an IT services provider,...

 

HTMLLabor Department Proposes Fiduciary Conflict of Interest Rules — Again
Jeffrey S. Ashendorf; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 1, 2015, previously published on April 17, 2015
On April 14, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reissued the long-awaited re-proposal of its regulation expanding the definition of "fiduciary" under the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA), and prescribing stricter conflict-of-interest rules that will apply...

 

HTMLCalifornia Labor Agency Overseeing Paid Sick Leave Law Says Employers Must Use Caution When Asking for Doctors' Notes
David L. Cheng; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 23, 2015
Executive Summary: In a public webinar recently hosted by the California Department of Industrial Relations regarding California's new paid sick leave law, the state labor agency commented that requiring employees to submit documentation as a condition for payment of sick leave arguably can...

 

HTMLEmployer Not Required by ADA to Permit Employee to Telecommute
Robbin W. Hutton; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 23, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015
Executive Summary: Reversing an earlier panel decision, the Sixth Circuit has held that an employee who was unable to regularly and consistently attend work was not a qualified individual with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because her excessive absences prevented her...

 

HTMLTennessee Governor Signs Legislation Providing Additional Employment Protections for Handgun Owners
Allison M. Cotton, Joshua J. Sudbury; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 23, 2015, previously published on April 13, 2015
Executive summary: Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed legislation providing new employment protections for handgun owners. As discussed in more detail in our March 25, 2015 Alert, the new law creates a private right of action for any employee who is terminated solely for storing a firearm or...

 


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