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HTML‘Garden Variety’ Emotional Distress Damages in Employment Matters to ‘Bloom’ in New Jersey
Timothy D. Speedy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on October 3, 2016
The specific facts presented to the jury will determine whether an award of “garden variety” emotional distress damages is reasonable, the New Jersey Supreme Court has held in an employment discrimination case brought under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”)....

 

HTMLPortland, Oregon, Issues Rules Implementing ‘Ban the Box’
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, April Upchurch Olsen, Sarah J. Ryan; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on October 3, 2016
The City of Portland has issued administrative rules to the “Removing Barriers to Employment,” its ordinance aimed at removing job barriers for individuals with criminal records (Chapter 23.10 of the Portland Municipal Code). The Ordinance, which took effect on July 1, 2016, prohibits...

 

HTMLLabor Department Issues Final Rule Implementing Executive Order on Government Contractor Paid Sick Leave
Laura A. Mitchell, Patricia Anderson Pryor, Mickey Silberman, Leslie A. Stout-Tabackman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on September 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has released final regulations implementing President Barack Obama’s Executive Order 13706, requiring up to seven days of paid sick leave for workers on federal contracts.

 

HTMLMine Safety Agency Warns of Equipment and Machinery Dangers
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on October 3, 2016
In the wake of three deaths over the past year involving mine equipment and machinery, the Mine Health and Safety Administration has issued a safety alert to prevent mining accidents: “Blocking Against Motion.”

 

HTMLEEOC Publishes Final Pay Data Changes to EEO-1 Report
K. Joy Chin, Stephanie E. Lewis, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on September 29, 2016
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued revisions requiring employers with at least 100 employees to submit annual EEO-1 reports that include W-2 pay and hours worked data for their entire workforces, nationwide.

 

HTMLU.S. Court of Appeals Blocks New OSHA Fertilizer Rules Because of Improper Rulemaking
Joseph S. Dreesen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on October 3, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration failed to go through the proper rulemaking process before mandating retailers to implement new stricter storage standards for anhydrous ammonia fertilizer, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has ruled. Agricultural Retailers Association...

 

HTMLCriminal Liability for Failure to Contribute to Multiemployer Benefit Fund?
Howard M. Bloom, Paul A. Friedman, Robert R. Perry, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2016, previously published on September 27, 2016
The precarious financial status of some multiemployer benefit funds has led to criminal indictment against non-contributors. This troubling expansion of potential sanctions for failure to make required contributions to multiemployer benefit plans appears in a case from the U.S. District Court for...

 

HTMLLawsuit Filed Against OSHA on Walk-Arounds
Carla J. Gunnin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2016, previously published on September 27, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration overstepped its authority in expanding union representation at “walk-arounds” in non-union workplaces, the National Federation of Independent Business has alleged in a lawsuit against the agency filed in Texas. Nat’l Fed’n of...

 

HTMLMine Roof Collapses Trigger Government Safety Alert
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2016, previously published on September 27, 2016
Following 10 incidents of roof collapses in July and August, the Mine Safety and Health Agency has issued a safety alert to warn employers and employees about the dangers of roof falls.

 

HTMLMorristown, New Jersey, Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Effective 2017
Beth L. Braddock, James M. McDonnell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2016, previously published on September 28, 2016
Morristown, New Jersey, Mayor Timothy P. Dougherty has signed an Executive Order (No. 16-01) delaying the effective date of Morristown’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, O-35-2016, from “upon passage and publication” to January 11, 2017.

 


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