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HTMLLabor Relations Issues to Watch for in 2016
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 21, 2015
In 2015, the National Labor Relations Board has given us the “quickie” election rule, Browning-Ferris Industries of California (greatly expanding instances where joint employer relationship exists), Northwestern University (declining to determine whether college football players who...

 

HTMLSignificant Changes to New York State Hospitality Industry Wage and Hour Laws Effective 12/31/15
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Felice B. Ekelman, Richard I. Greenberg, Jonathan M. Kozak, Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015
New York State Hospitality Industry employers face several significant changes to employee compensation, effective December 31.

 

HTMLNew Jersey Issues New Ban-the-Box Regulations
Beth L. Braddock, Susan M. Corcoran, James M. McDonnell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 21, 2015
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has adopted regulations for the Opportunity to Compete Act, the state Ban-the-Box Law, clarifying many questions, including the Act’s impact on businesses with multistate operations.

 

HTMLNew York City Council Adds Caregiver Status to List of Protected Classifications
Ellen M. Bandel, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015
Following other recent pro-employee legislation enacted in New York City, the New York City Council on December 16, 2015, passed a bill banning employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a caregiver. (See our articles, New York City Issues Enforcement...

 

HTMLPhiladelphia Expands Ban-the-Box Legislation
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Timothy M. McCarthy, Stephanie J. Peet; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015
Amendments to Philadelphia’s “Ban the Box” legislation, the Fair Criminal Records Screening Standards, were signed into law by Mayor Michael Nutter on December 15, 2015. The amendments to Philadelphia’s ordinance, which take effect on March 14, 2016, expand the reach of...

 

HTMLState Minimum Wage Increases Effective 2016
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Richard I. Greenberg, Noel P. Tripp, Jason A. Zoldessy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 23, 2015
State and local legislatures continue to be busy with minimum wage legislation. As in past years, employers with multi-state operations must remain abreast of these changes. Many state laws provide for annual increases based on the U.S. Consumer Price Index and inflation. Except as noted below,...

 

HTMLFour Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreement Issues to Watch in 2016
Clifford R. Atlas, Puja Gupta; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2015
As 2015 draws to a close, reflection on the year’s changes and developments in the law governing non-compete and non-disclosure agreements suggests additional issues to be on the lookout for in the coming year. We review four of them below.

 

HTMLCommercial Drivers Get Added Protection against Coercion in New FMCSA Rule
Erik M. Dullea, James R. Mulroy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2015
A regulation issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will give commercial truck and bus drivers additional protection from being coerced into violating federal motor carrier safety regulations. The rule, which was proposed in May 2014, goes into effect on January 29, 2016.

 

HTMLOSHA Gets Authorization to Boost Penalty Amounts
Avidan Meyerstein; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2015
As expected, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is pleased that agency fines will be going up as much as 82 percent next year, even though the authorization from Congress in a budget bill was unexpected.

 

HTMLGeorgia Minimum Wage Law Applies to Employees Exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act, State High Court Rules
Justin R. Barnes, Alison E. Loy, Eric R. Magnus; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015
In-home personal care employees in Georgia were covered by the state’s minimum wage law, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled, notwithstanding the fact that those employees were exempt from the minimum wage requirements of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Anderson v. Southern Home Care...

 


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