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|DOJ and CPSC File Rare Civil Penalty Lawsuit Against Retailer Alleging Misrepresentation of Status and Late Reporting |
Aaron J. Aisen, Cheryl A. Possenti, Paul C. Steck; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 5, 2015In a rare move, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have filed a lawsuit seeking civil penalties against Michaels Stores Inc., and its subsidiary, Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc., one of the largest arts and crafts retailers in the United States....
|New Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Workplace Rights Now in Effect|
Caroline J. Berdzik, David E. Leach; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015With President Obama’s Executive Order 13672 now in full effect, federal contractors and subcontractors are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The order highlights the importance for all employers — especially those companies that...
|Supreme Court Clarifies EEOC Conciliation Process|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Dove A. E. Burns, Timothy M. Gondek; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
May 4, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that courts have the authority to review whether the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has fulfilled its statutory obligation to pursue pre-suit conciliation. The Supreme Court’s decision resolves a split that existed between the...
|EEOC Issues Proposed Regulations on ADA Application to Employer Wellness Programs|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Jennifer M. Mannion; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 29, 2015, previously published on April 17, 2015On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its highly anticipated proposed regulations amending how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to the increasingly popular employer wellness programs. The proposed rule is designed to provide...
|NY AG Calls Out Use of On-Call Shifts in Retail Industry|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Michael S. Katzen; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 29, 2015, previously published on April 15, 2015On April 10, 2015, the New York State Office of the Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sent letters to 13 major national retailers, requesting detailed information concerning the companies’ New York staffing and scheduling policies and practices.
|Non-Union Employers Must Beware the NLRB|
Sean P. Beiter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015For close to 75 years, non-union employers have had little reason to fear, let alone think about, the National Labor Relations Board, except until a union initiated an attempt to organize its employees. However, as evidenced by the March 18, 2015 Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer...
|First Impressions Are Lasting: New Defense Available in Delaware for Auditors and Other Third Parties in Corporate Misconduct Claims|
Seth L. Laver, Jonathan S. Ziss; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015In a case of first impression before the Delaware Chancery Court, the defense of in pari delicto was applied in favor of an auditor to defeat claims brought by the receiver of several insolvent insurance entities. This decision sets important and favorable precedent for the defense of accounting...
|New York WC Carriers and TPAs, Beware: A New Debt-Collection Game Is in Town|
Paul J. Kilminster; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 30, 2015New York workers’ compensation insurance carriers and third-party administrators are learning the hard way that some New Jersey health care providers are taking “If at first you don’t succeed ¿ sue!” to a new level. Recently, a number of New York carriers and/or their...
|New York Amends Controversial Provisions of Replacement Regulation|
Sandra M. McDermott; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015After almost two decades, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has approved amendments to New York Insurance Regulation 60, which will now permit insurance agents to immediately bind coverage where an existing life insurance policy or annuity contract is being replaced. The Third...
|NY Dept. of Financial Services Requests Detailed Cyber Security Reports From Insurers|
John J. Jablonski, Sandra M. McDermott, Frederick J. Pomerantz; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015Cyber security is clearly one of the highest priorities — if not the top concern — for regulators in 2015. Late last month, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) sent more than 160 licensed insurers a New York Insurance Law Section 308 Letter seeking a detailed report...