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HTMLPreparing for Labor Board’s Quickie Election Rule
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen, Jonathan J. Spitz, Thomas Walsh; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2015, previously published on December 31, 2014
On December 12, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board issued the so-called Quickie Election rule, designed to shorten the timeline for NLRB elections and minimize pre-election litigation. The rule is set to take effect on April 14, 2015.

 

HTMLState Minimum Wage Increases Effective 2015
Paul DeCamp, Richard I. Greenberg, Jason A. Zoldessy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 9, 2015
Employers with multi-state operations must remain abreast of developments in state and local wage and hour legislation, such as increases in state minimum wages. Many state laws provide for annual increases based on the U.S. Consumer Price Index and inflation. The states and localities that have...

 

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.

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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.

 

HTMLLabor Board Adopts Presumption that Employees Can Use Employer’s Email System to Engage in Protected Activity
Howard M. Bloom, Richard I. Greenberg, Nicky Jatana, April Upchurch Olsen, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 12, 2014
In a controversial, but not unexpected, decision reversing precedent, the National Labor Relations Board has held that, absent special circumstances that justify specific restrictions, employers must permit employees who have been provided access to their employer’s email system to use that...

 

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...

 


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