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HTMLMine Safety Agency Issues Safety Alert on Machinery
Carla J. Gunnin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 25, 2017
Noting that 51 coal miners have been fatally injured in accidents involving machinery and powered haulage equipment over the past six-and-a-half years, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has released “Take Pride in Your Ride,” a safety alert focused on machinery.

 

HTMLIncreasing Ransomware Attacks in Higher Education
Thomas Dorer, Monica H. Khetarpal, Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 17, 2017
Malicious “ransomware” attacks - where a hacker takes control of the victim’s information systems and encrypts data, preventing the owner from accessing it until the victim pays a sum of money - are on the rise against colleges and universities. Higher education institutions are...

 

HTMLEmployer Violates FMLA for Failure to Provide Calculation of When Leave Expires, Court Rules
Jeffrey J. Corradino, Benjamin L. Rouder; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 17, 2017
In a case reminding employers of their obligation to notify employees about their Family and Medical Leave Act rights, the District Court of New Jersey has ruled that an employer violated the FMLA when it terminated an employee without providing her notice that her modified return-to-work date...

 

HTMLAffordable Care Act is Target of Trump Executive Order on Inauguration Day
Joy M. Napier-Joyce; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 23, 2017
In one of his first actions in office, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order to “Minimize the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Repeal.” In a few short paragraphs, President Trump has given a very broad directive to federal agency...

 

HTMLKentucky Passes Right-to-Work Law: FAQs on What This Means to Kentucky Employers and Their Employees
Gary Greenberg, David K. Montgomery, Suellen Oswald, Robert D. Shank, Katharine C. Weber; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 17, 2017
Kentucky has passed House Bill 1, the Kentucky Right to Work Act, making Kentucky the 27th state to adopt right-to-work legislation.

 

HTMLNew York Toughens Equal Pay Laws: State Contractors Must Disclose Salary Data, State Agencies Cannot Ask Applicants for Salary History
K. Joy Chin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 17, 2017
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed two executive orders: one requiring state contractors to regularly disclose employee job title and salary data and the other prohibiting state agencies from making pre-job offer inquiries about candidates’ prior or current salary. The executive orders...

 

HTMLunion kNOw
Howard M. Bloom, Ethan J. Davis, Patrick L. Egan, Matthew D. Freeman, Philip B. Rosen, Jonathan J. Spitz; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 2017
The NLRB’s “quickie election rule” (QER) is not having its desired or expected effect of energizing union organizing. According to NLRB statistics, fewer “RC” petitions (seeking union representation) were filed in FY 2016 than in FY 2015 — 2,029 vs. 2,198. (The...

 

HTMLOSHA Emphasizes Worker Safety in Sustainability
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 25, 2017
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has argued in a new “white paper” that employers should include worker safety as part of their “sustainability” calculations.

 

HTMLTop 20 Things You Should Know About the Proposed Puerto Rico Employment Law Reform
Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez, Sara E. Colón-Acevedo, Juan Felipe Santos; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 19, 2017
Under a new government administration, Puerto Rico employment laws will undergo the most significant transformation in decades with the expected enactment of the “Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act.”

 

HTMLSupreme Court to Review Validity of Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements
Samia M. Kirmani, Daniel L. Messeloff, David E. Nagle, Jeffrey A. Schwartz, Collin O'Connor Udell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 13, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). The Supreme Court’s action promises the much-anticipated resolution of the circuit split on the issue.

 


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