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HTMLOSHA Adopts Expanded Enforcement against Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Residential Care Facilities
Carla J. Gunnin, Avidan Meyerstein, Alka Ramchandani, Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2015, previously published on July 2, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a new and stricter enforcement policy for the healthcare industry, promising to crack down on the most common hazards in hospitals, nursing homes, and residential care facilities. The new federal enforcement policy, which OSHA expects...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Proposes to Restrict Scope of FLSA ‘White-Collar’ Overtime Exemptions
Paul DeCamp, Richard I. Greenberg, Craig S. Roberts; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015
After more than 15 months of waiting, the U.S. Department of Labor has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) announcing the Department’s intention to shrink dramatically the pool of employees who qualify for exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Lifts Bans on Same-Sex Marriages, Requires Recognition of Valid Same-Sex Marriages
Nicholas A. Murray, Tasos C. Paindiris, Michelle E. Phillips, Stephanie O. Zorn; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 1, 2015, previously published on June 26, 2015
Effectively legalizing gay marriage throughout the United States, a divided U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states must issue a license for a marriage between two people of the same-sex and that state prohibitions against same-sex marriages violate the Fourteenth Amendment rights of same-sex...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Supreme Court Affirms Validity of Criminal Prosecution of Employee's Theft of Employers' Documents
Jason C. Gavejian, Peter Seltzer; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015
A former school board employee who removed confidential documents to assist in her employment lawsuit filed against the school board may be criminally prosecuted, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled, affirming an Appellate Division decision. State v. Saavedra, No. A-68-13 (June 23, 2015). The...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Supreme Court Affirms Validity of Criminal Prosecution of Employee’s Theft of Employer’s Documents
Jason C. Gavejian, Peter Seltzer; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015
A former school board employee who removed confidential documents to assist in her employment lawsuit filed against the school board may be criminally prosecuted, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled, affirming an Appellate Division decision. State v. Saavedra, No. A-68-13 (June 23, 2015). The...

 

HTMLWhat the Supreme Court’s Decision on Affordable Care Act Subsidies Means for Employers
Joy M. Napier-Joyce, Melissa Ostrower, Monique Warren; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015
The Internal Revenue Service was authorized to issue regulations extending health insurance subsidies to coverage purchased through health insurance exchanges run by the federal government or a state, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a 6-3 decision. King v. Burwell, No. 14-114 (June 25, 2015).

 

HTMLColorado Supreme Court: Medical Use of Marijuana Not 'Lawful'
Kathryn J. Russo, Alyssa M. Smilowitz; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 17, 2015
In a long-awaited decision, the Colorado Supreme Court unanimously upheld an employer’s termination of an employee who tested positive on a drug test due to his off-duty use of medical marijuana. Coats v. Dish Network, LLC, No. 13SC394 (June 15, 2015). Interpreting Colorado’s...

 

HTMLOregon Enacts Paid Sick Leave
Mark A. Crabtree; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 23, 2015
Oregon has become the fourth state, after Connecticut, California, and Massachusetts, to mandate that employers provide their employees sick leave benefits. Subject to certain exceptions, Senate Bill 454, signed by Governor Kate Brown on June 22, 2015, applies to all private-sector employers,...

 

HTMLNew Connecticut Law Requires Business Offer Identity Theft Protection Services after a Data Breach
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 17, 2015
Beginning October 1, 2015, companies that experience a data breach affecting a Connecticut resident must offer that individual free identity-theft prevention services and, if applicable, identity theft mitigation services for at least one year. The breach must include the resident’s name and...

 

HTMLWest Virginia Amends Law on Final Wages, Imposes Mitigation Duty on Former Employees Who Sue
Marla N. Presley, Bethany Swaton Wagner; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2015, previously published on June 10, 2015
Significant changes to West Virginia’s Wage Payment and Collection Act (“WPCA”) and a cap on damages available to plaintiffs in employment litigation highlight the latest West Virginia Legislative Session for employers.

 


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