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HTMLSupreme Court Rebukes Ninth Circuit’s Disregard of Prudence Precedent for Employee Stock Ownership Plans
Ashley B. Abel, William Robert Gignilliat, Stephanie O. Zorn; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016
Providing a specific, stringent pleading standard for claims alleging breach of the duty of prudence against fiduciaries who manage employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), the U.S. Supreme Court again has reversed the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Amgen Inc. v. Harris, No. 15-278 (Jan. 25,...

 

HTMLProposal Would Prohibit Government Contractors’ Confidentiality Agreements Restricting Employees’ Reporting of Alleged Fraud, Waste, or Abuse
F. Christopher Chrisbens, Laura A. Mitchell, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 29, 2016
The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council has proposed a rule barring employers from using confidentiality agreements that restrict employees or subcontractors from reporting “waste, fraud or abuse” to the government.

 

HTMLUncontrolled Energy Sources Targeted in New MSHA Initiative
Mark Savit; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on February 1, 2016
The Mine Safety and Health Administration has launched an enforcement and educational outreach initiative to call attention to the danger of working around uncontrolled energy sources, a risk the agency said that has claimed the lives of 28 miners in the Metal/Non-Metal (M/NM) sector since 2005.

 

HTMLWhat California Retail Employers Need to Know About Accommodating Pregnancy
Mark S. Askanas, Rebecca T. Benhuri; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 29, 2016
Navigating the California laws on discrimination and accommodation of pregnant employees is a significant challenge for retail employers. The Golden State’s protections for pregnant employees are many and they differ from those of federal law and of other states.

 

HTML10 for 2016 on Data Privacy
Jason C. Gavejian, Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 28, 2016
In honor of Data Privacy Day, we offer the following “Top 10 for 2016,” a list of critical areas in data privacy that businesses should know about. These are intended to help inform businesses about data privacy and security and the steps they can take to protect the information they...

 

HTMLEEOC Releases Proposed Rule to Collect Pay Data from Employers
Paul A. Patten, Jennifer L. Seda, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 29, 2016
On the anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced proposed changes to its EEO-1 report, requiring employers to submit employee W-2 earnings and hours worked. All employers with at least 100 employees...

 

HTMLDefend Trade Secrets Act - Congress Tries Again
Peter R. Bulmer, A. Robert Fischer, Michael S. Kantor, David Eric Renner; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on February 2, 2016
The Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), S. 1890, which would provide federal jurisdiction for the theft of trade secrets, has moved out of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee with bi-partisan support. With this procedural hurdle cleared, the DTSA is now in the hands of Senate Majority...

 

HTMLNLRB Regional Director Rejects Election Petition of Faculty at Religiously-Affiliated College
Michael R. Bertoncini, Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on February 1, 2016
Colleges and universities contending that their tenured and tenure-track faculty are managerial employees who do not have the right to unionize or bargain collectively under the National Labor Relations Act should find reassurance in a recent National Labor Relations Board Regional Director’s...

 

HTMLSt. Paul is Second Minnesota City to Weigh Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
V. John Ella; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 28, 2016
Minnesota’s Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are both preparing to enact local laws affording employees paid sick leave. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and the St. Paul City Council have announced that the Council will convene a Task Force to discuss an ordinance mandating that all...

 

HTMLNIOSH Proposes to Study Impact of a Worker Wellness Program
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 8, 2016, previously published on January 21, 2016
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking comment on a proposed study aimed at determining the effectiveness and economic return of a state-sponsored workers’ wellness program. It seeks to understand such a program’s impact on traditional occupational safety...

 


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