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|Good News for Employers: Implementation of the New Union "Persuader" Rules Has Been Delayed for Now|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Kristin Klein Wheaton; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
July 30, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016A district court in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the U.S. Labor Department (DOL) from implementing the new “persuader” rules that were set to take effect July 1, marking a significant victory for employers.
|NLRB Implements Reporting Mechanism of Labor Law Violations|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Christopher P. Maugans; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
July 30, 2016, previously published on July 18, 2016The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a memorandum to all NLRB regional directors advising them of a new reporting mechanism for unfair labor practices.
|DOL's New Overtime Rule: Ready or Not, Here It Comes|
Sean P. Beiter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016The 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...
|Timing Is Everything: SCOTUS Rules Resignation Triggers Statute of Limitations in Constructive Discharge Cases|
Madeline S. Baio, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 24, 2016Federal 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...
|First 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;
June 3, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016On 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...
|Despite 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;
May 18, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016Do 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...
|Religious Exemptions Protect School From Student’s Disability Discrimination Claim|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Melissa M. Ferrara; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
May 18, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016Religious 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...
|San Francisco's Paid Parental Leave Law Could Spark Larger Movement|
Julie P. Apter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
May 18, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016This 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...
|New York State Introduces Paid Family Leave|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Jennaydra D. Clunis, Stacey L. Pitcher; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016By 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...
|HR Directors Beware: You Could Be Individually Liable Under the FMLA|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Martha P. Brown; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 23, 2016Employers 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...