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HTMLDOL's New Overtime Rule: Ready or Not, Here It Comes
Sean P. Beiter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued its Final Rule setting forth a new salary threshold for the white collar exemption to the minimum wage and overtime requirement of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Effective December 1, 2016, the standard salary threshold for the white collar exemption will...

 

HTMLTiming Is Everything: SCOTUS Rules Resignation Triggers Statute of Limitations in Constructive Discharge Cases
Madeline S. Baio, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 24, 2016
Federal and private-sector employers alike should take note of yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Green v. Brennan. The issue in Green was whether a federal employee’s claim of discrimination in a constructive discharge case was triggered by the last act of alleged...

 

HTMLFirst Department Reopens 25-a for Claims With Policies Prior to Oct. 1, 2013
Jamie L. Caldwell, Danielle S. Engel, Alexis Hatten, Chelsea Keenan, Brandon W. Sawyer; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 3, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016
On April 14, a New York appellate court found unconstitutional the statute closing the Fund for Reopened Cases (Section 25-a) for purposes of workers’ compensation insurance policies issued before October 1, 2013. For qualifying cases, insurers underwriting policies in New York once again...

 

HTMLSan Francisco's Paid Parental Leave Law Could Spark Larger Movement
Julie P. Apter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 18, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016
This month, the City of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a measure mandating that all employers in San Francisco provide six weeks of fully paid leave during a calendar year for new parents. The measure includes paid leave for mothers, fathers, and same-sex couples who either...

 

HTMLReligious Exemptions Protect School From Student’s Disability Discrimination Claim
Caroline J. Berdzik, Melissa M. Ferrara; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 18, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016
Religious institutions may always face complex questions as to whether, and which, legal exemptions apply to them in various situations. But a recent case in New Jersey federal court shines a narrow sliver of light onto this murky issue — at least in terms of discrimination and retaliation...

 

HTMLDespite Confounding Interference and Retaliation Claims, Conn. Federal Court Allows EEOC Case to Proceed
Caroline J. Berdzik, Richard A. Braden, Dove A. E. Burns; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 18, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016
Do employers possess the fundamental right to communicate with current or former employees to inform them about (1) a current or former employee’s filing of a charge of discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and (2) the EEOC’s subsequent request for...

 

HTMLNew York State Introduces Paid Family Leave
Caroline J. Berdzik, Jennaydra D. Clunis, Stacey L. Pitcher; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016
By 2018, employers in New York will be required to provide their employees with paid family leave. The federal Family Medical Leave Act requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for certain qualifying conditions such as the birth or adoption of a child...

 

HTMLHR Directors Beware: You Could Be Individually Liable Under the FMLA
Caroline J. Berdzik, Martha P. Brown; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 23, 2016
Employers routinely hire human resources (HR) employees to help the company navigate the myriad laws and regulations governing employment issues. These employees are often tasked with ensuring that the employers do not run afoul of these laws and regulations. For example, when employees request...

 

HTMLDOL Announces New Regulations on "Persuader" Activities
Sean P. Beiter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that its controversial new regulations on “persuader” activities will take effect on April 25, 2016. These regulations significantly alter the interpretation of the 57-year-old Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) by redefining...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Rules in Favor of Public Employee Unions
Sean P. Beiter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
In a simple, one-sentence decision handed down on March 29, 2016, in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, the U.S. Supreme Court preserved the ability of public employee unions across the country to collect fair share fees from non-union employees in their bargaining unit. The per curiam...

 


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