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HTMLDOL Releases Regulations Extending Protections to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Employees, Applicants
Eric J. Felsberg, Michelle E. Phillips; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 12, 2014
Final regulations implementing the July 21, 2014, Presidential Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and applicants were published in the Federal Register (“the Rule” or...

 

HTMLDistrict of Columbia Increases Protections for Pregnant Workers
Alta M. Ray, Teresa Burke Wright; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014
A new District of Columbia law will require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions and prohibit employers from requiring an employee to take leave if it is possible for the employee to continue...

 

HTMLIndiana Supreme Court Dismisses Second Case Challenging Constitutionality of Right to Work Law
Michael W. Padgett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014
Indiana’s Right to Work law again has withstood a constitutional challenge in the state’s highest court. The Indiana Supreme Court dismissed a second challenge to the state’s Right to Work law based on its November decision in Zoeller v. Sweeney, 19 N.E.3d 749 (Ind. 2014), holding...

 

HTMLMaryland, Missouri Localities Enact Ban-the-Box Laws Limiting Private Employers’ Criminal Background Inquiries on Applicants
Ellen M. Bandel, Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
New ordinances in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, Maryland, and Columbia, Missouri, limit an employer’s ability to inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. Employers should continue to be on the lookout for new ban-the-box initiatives in the New Year as the list of...

 

HTMLPassage of Small Business Efficiency Act Gives Professional Employer Organizations Federal Certainty
Ted Nick Kazaglis, Todd Van Dyke; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014
In a historic day for professional employer organizations (“PEO”) and the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (“NAPEO”), Congress passed the Small Business Efficiency Act (“SBEA”) on December 16, 2014, bringing federal legislative...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Procedures for Removal to Federal Court under Class Action Fairness Act
William J. Anthony; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
In a divided 5-to-4 opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that defendants seeking to remove a case to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) need only allege in the notice of removal an amount in controversy in excess of the $5 million threshold and need not...

 

HTMLFix for Unions’ Declining Membership? NLRB Issues Quickie Election Rule
Howard M. Bloom, Brian J. Christensen, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 12, 2014
A divided National Labor Relations Board (3-2) has issued its long-awaited final rule governing the conduct of representation elections, reducing the time between the filing of a representation petition and the election through procedural changes.

 

HTMLAmended D.C. Wage Theft Prevention Act Effective February 26
Kesia M. Brown, Leslie A. Stout-Tabackman, Jacqueline C. Tully; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services has announced the Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act will become effective on February 26, 2015.

 

HTMLMinnesota Statutory Whistleblower Claims Subject to Six-Year Limitations Period, Court Rules
Kurt J. Erickson, Gina K. Janeiro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014
Effectively tripling the amount of time in which aggrieved employees may sue their employers in statutory whistleblower suits, the Minnesota Court of Appeals holds that claims under Minnesota’s Whistleblower Act (Minnesota Statute section 181.932) are not subject to the two-year statute of...

 

HTMLExecutive Action on Immigration
Davis C. Bae, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan, David S. Jones; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014
President Barack Obama has announced he will take executive action to expand the population of currently undocumented individuals who will be allowed to remain and work legally in the U.S. The President also announced expansions of employment-based legal immigration. Many details remain to be...

 


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