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HTMLEmployers May See Higher OSHA Fines Sooner than Expected
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
August 1, 2016, is the effective date for imposition of higher fines by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, but violations alleged in inspections occurring as recently as this February may be subject to the increased fees, according to OSHA. That is because OSHA can take as long as...

 

HTMLSupreme Court: ‘Actual Injury’ Needed to Establish Standing to Sue for Violations of Fair Credit Reporting Act
James A. McKenna; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 20, 2016
Plaintiffs must show they suffered from an actual injury, not just a “bare procedural violation,” in order to sue in federal court, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in its long-awaited decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339 (May 16, 2016).

 

HTMLLabor Department Announces Final Rule Amending Overtime Regulations for ‘White Collar’ Workers
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Paul DeCamp, Richard I. Greenberg, Douglas J. Hoffman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has released its long-awaited Final Rule updating regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act governing overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees, commonly known as the “white collar exemptions” or “EAP...

 

HTMLMine Accident Investigation Facts Not Subject to Attorney Privileges, ALJ Rules
Avidan Meyerstein; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
According to at least one administrative law judge, neither the work product privilege nor the attorney-client privilege allows an Arizona metal producer and its contractor to withhold factual information gathered during the companies’ investigation of a fatal mine accident from their...

 

HTMLWhat Employers Need to Know About the New York City Pregnancy Accommodation Enforcement Guidance
Ellen M. Bandel, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Joseph J. Lynett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2016, previously published on May 17, 2016
The New York City Commission on Human Rights has released enforcement guidance on the New York City Pregnant Workers Fairness Act identifying five categories of potential violations and emphasizing the need to engage in cooperative dialogue to reach accommodation. The Act, passed in 2013 and...

 

HTMLWill the DOL’s Final Rule Amending Overtime Regulations for ‘White Collar’ Workers Apply to Puerto Rico?
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Juan Felipe Santos; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 5, 2016, previously published on May 23, 2016
On the same day the U.S. Department of Labor released its Final Rule updating regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) governing overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees (commonly known as the “white collar exemptions” or...

 

HTMLFee Wars: Supreme Court Eases Defendants’ Burden for Attorneys’ Fees in Baseless Discrimination Actions
Paul A. Patten; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 5, 2016, previously published on May 23, 2016
In an 8-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that attorneys’ fees for successfully defending a Title VII action can be recovered by an employer even if the defendant’s victory is not based on the merits of the case. CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. EEOC, No. 14-1375 (May 19, 2016)....

 

HTMLSupreme Court: Constructive Discharge Limitations Period Begins with Notice of Resignation
Paul A. Patten, Marlo Johnson Roebuck; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 5, 2016, previously published on May 24, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the statute of limitations for an employee’s Title VII constructive discharge claim begins on the date of the employee’s notice of resignation. Green v. Brennan, No. 14-613 (May 23, 2016).

 

HTMLOxford, Alabama, City Council Adopts Ordinance Restricting Access to Bathroom Facilities Based on Biological Sex
Thomas A. Davis, Michelle E. Phillips, Kimberly R. Ward; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 3, 2016, previously published on April 29, 2016
The City Council of Oxford, Alabama, has enacted an ordinance regulating the utilization of bathroom or changing facilities within the City of Oxford, Alabama, making it unlawful for a person to use a bathroom or changing facility within the jurisdiction of the City that does not correspond to the...

 

HTMLVermont Governor Signs Ban the Box Legislation; Connecticut Governor Expected to Sign Such Law
Tanya A. Bovée, Holly L. Cini, Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Anna Matsuo, Martha Van Oot; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 3, 2016, previously published on May 6, 2016
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has made the Green Mountain State the most recent state in the nation to implement statewide “ban the box” legislation. Connecticut may soon follow, once Governor Dannel Malloy signs legislation passed by the state legislature on May 4, 2016.

 


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