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HTMLOFCCP Announces Issuance of 2,500 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters
Linda Cavanna, Karen M. Tyler; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2014
Executive Summary: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced that it will mail Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) to contractor facilities across the country that have been selected for compliance reviews during the next scheduling cycle.

 

HTMLUnpaid Wage Claims for Pre- and/or Post-Work Activities: Leaving America's Heartland and Coming to a Corporate Environment Near You
Katherine O'Shea, Williams L. Timothy; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2014
Executive Summary: It is nothing new for farms and manufacturing plants to find themselves subject to collective and/or class action lawsuits by employees claiming they should have been paid for time spent "donning and doffing" work clothes and protective gear, either prior to starting or...

 

HTMLDallas Voters Approve City Charter Amendment Prohibiting Discrimination Against City Employees based on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Adam Dougherty; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 11 2014
Executive Summary: On November 4, 2014, voters in Dallas approved an amendment to the City Charter to add nondiscrimination protections for LGBT city employees.

 

HTMLRecent Changes to Maryland Law Give Pregnant Employees and New Parents Enhanced Employment Protections
Jay R. Fries, Paul M. Lusky; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 6, 2014
Executive Summary: In 2013, the Maryland legislature passed the Reasonable Accommodations for Disabilities Due to Pregnancy Act requiring employers with 15 or more employees to provide reasonable accommodation for individuals with a disability "caused or contributed to by pregnancy."...

 

HTMLIRS Provides Protection against Upcoming Change in Rollover Rules
Jeffrey S. Ashendorf; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 11, 2014
Executive Summary: Today, in Announcement 2014-32 (the "Announcement"), the Internal Revenue Service clarified the rules that will apply going forward when an owner of an individual retirement arrangement (IRA) seeks to roll over a distribution when a prior rollover has been made within...

 

HTMLCalifornia Employers Should be Prepared to Comply with California's Law Making Companies Liable for Staffing Company/Labor Contractors' Wage-and-Hour and Other Employment Violations
David Cheng; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2014
Executive Summary: Employers in California should be prepared to comply with the requirements of Assembly Bill No. 1897, which, as discussed in our prior alert, increases liability for most companies who use contract labor for their operations. The law is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2015....

 

HTMLRetail's Best Kept Secret against Non-Employee (Union or Otherwise) Protestors? Property Rights and an Evenly Enforced Policy Restricting Time, Place and Manner
Katherine Siuta O'Shea, Timothy L. Williams; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 13, 2014
Executive Summary: As the holiday season approaches, non-employee protestors, labor organizers or otherwise, often target retailers in an effort to maximize the reach of their message due to the high foot traffic experienced at retail locations. Repeated and consistent efforts by these non-employee...

 

HTMLHow Will Obama's Immigration Actions Impact Employers?
Geetha Adinita, Vivien Fang Peaden, Mary E. Pivec, Charles A. Roach; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014
Executive Summary: On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration, which will grant work authorization to millions of undocumented workers. In addition, the executive actions seek to boost the economy by streamlining the legal immigration process...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Voters Say "Yes" to Mandatory Sick Time
Jennifer Belli; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 12, 2014
Executive Summary: On election day, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot initiative requiring employers to provide sick time to their employees. Absent legislative repeal, the mandatory sick time law will become effective on July 1, 2015.

 

HTMLEmployer Errors in Dealing with Additional Medicare Tax
Jeffrey Ashendorf; Ford Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014
The IRS has modified two of its "frequently asked questions" (FAQs) relating to the additional 0.9 percent "high-earner" Medicare tax that is required to be withheld starting this year. The modifications address how to deal with withholding errors, and prescribe rules depending...

 


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