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HTMLNew York’s Changing Wage Rates and Allowances Effective December 31st
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Felice B. Ekelman, Richard I. Greenberg, Jonathan M. Kozak, Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
Effective December 31, 2014, the New York State minimum wage increases to $8.75 per hour (from $8.00 per hour).

 

HTMLReinstatement of Police Officer Who Lied About Medical History Upheld
Michael J. Solis; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014
The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld an arbitrator's award reinstating a police officer who lied to a neurologist about his medical history during an independent medical examination. Town of Stratford v. AFSCME, Council 15, Local 407.

 

HTMLDOL Nullifies Use of Employer-Provided Wage Surveys in H-2B Program
Otieno Ombok; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014
Calling the Department of Labor regulations authorizing employers to use employer-provided wage surveys for prevailing wage determinations (PWDs) for H-2B workers arbitrary and capricious, and finding that they violate of the Administrative Procedure Act, the U.S. court of appeals in Philadelphia...

 

HTMLTexas Governor Mandates E-Verify for All Texas State Agencies and Businesses Contracting with the State of Texas
Maggie Murphy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
Texas Governor Rick Perry started December by issuing an Executive Order requiring E-Verify participation by all Texas state agencies and for all businesses contracting with the State of Texas.

 

HTMLDo DOT-Regulated Employees Have A Privacy Interest In Their Positive Drug And Alcohol Test Results? Maybe Not.
Kathryn J. Barry; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
Employees subject to U.S. Department of Transportation ("DOT") drug and alcohol testing regulations may have limited privacy interests in their positive drug and alcohol test results of their positive drug and alcohol tests, according to a recent decision by the United States District...

 

HTMLEmployer Restitution under Victim Restitution Law (MVRA) Not Offset by Employee’s Canceled Stock Options, Court Rules
Ramsay C. McCullough; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
The Mandatory Victim Restitution Act of 1996 (“MVRA”) provides that defendants convicted of crimes committed by "fraud or deceit" compensate victims for the full amount of their losses. Whether the amount of restitution may be offset if an employer-victim actually profited...

 

HTMLHouse Republicans Vow to Introduce Bill in Early 2015 to Block President’s Executive Action on Immigration
Forrest G. Read IV; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed and President Barack Obama signed the "Cromnibus" bill, approving a legislative budget to fund most government activities through September 2015 over criticism from some House Republicans that the bill did not block President...

 

HTMLThe FBI Says It can Search Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant by Using “stingrays” in Public Places
Ramsay C. McCullough; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
The data on employees' cell phones may be taken by law enforcement, even without a warrant, if those smart phones are used in public places.

 

HTMLNational Transportation Safety Board Affirms FAA Jurisdiction over Commercial UAS Operators
Erik M. Dullea; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
November 2014 was a busy month for the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) industry. In the same week that CNN reported companies were offering $100,000 salaries to Unmanned Aircraft System (aka drone) pilots, the National Transportation Safety Board held that the Federal Aviation Administration was...

 

HTMLEmployee's Admission of Off-Duty Marijuana Use Insufficient to Deny Unemployment Benefits
Kathryn J. Russo; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2014
An employee's admission of off-duty marijuana use was not "misconduct" sufficient to deny unemployment benefits, even if it may have been a sufficient reason for his discharge, according to an Illinois appellate court. Eastham v. The Housing Authority of Jefferson County, No. 09-MR-57...

 


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