Document(s) published by this organization: 198
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|Message to Retailers: Be Prepared for Holiday Shopping Rush|
Henry Chajet, Bradford T. Hammock, Mark Savit; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 28, 2014OSHA and the National Retail Federation (NRF) have issued guidelines for retailers to assure the safety of retail store employees and customers during the holiday shopping season.
|Illinois Targets Mid-December for Issuing Required Employer Posting under Pregnancy Accommodations Law|
Hallie Diethelm Caldarone, Kathryn Montgomery Moran, Paul A. Patten; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 25, 2014Beginning January 1, 2015, the Illinois Human Rights Act (“IHRA”) will offer additional protections for pregnant women in the workplace and additional responsibilities for employers with respect to their pregnant workers.
|FAA Lifts Age Restrictions for Airline Pilot Crew Pairings on International Flights|
Erik M. Dullea; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 24, 2014The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced it will no longer enforce its requirement that airline pilots aged 60 and over, who are the pilot in command on international flights operated by scheduled air carriers (commercial airlines), be paired with a co-pilot under age 60. Pilot Age...
|President to Expand, Create Programs for Undocumented Workers|
Davis C. Bae, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan, David S. Jones; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 15, 2014, previously published on November 21, 2014President 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.
|Newspaper Carriers were Employees, Despite Independent Contractor Agreement, California Court Rules|
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 19, 2014A newspaper misclassified its newspaper carriers as independent contractors, the Superior Court for the County of Sacramento has ruled following a trial in a class action for employees’ unpaid mileage expenses under Section 2802 of the California Labor Code. Sawin v. The McClatchy Co., No....
|Oregon, Alaska, District of Columbia Legalize Recreational Marijuana|
Roger S. Kaplan, Kathryn J. Russo; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014Voters in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia have approved laws legalizing recreational marijuana. Colorado and Washington first passed such laws in 2012.
|Evidence Sufficient for Jury to Find Employer Retaliated against Employee, Tennessee High Court Rules|
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014A university’s former maintenance employee presented material evidence for a jury to infer that his supervisor knew he had filed a lawsuit for employment discrimination when she engaged in retaliatory conduct, a unanimous Tennessee Supreme Court has held, reinstating a jury verdict for the...
|Voters Pass Minimum Wage Initiatives in Alaska, Arkansas, Illinois, Nebraska, South Dakota|
Paul DeCamp, Richard I. Greenberg, Jacqueline F. Langland, Kenneth M. Wentz; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014Alaska, Arkansas, Illinois, Nebraska, and South Dakota voters have passed minimum wage ballot measures. In all of these states, except for Illinois, the state minimum wage will increase on January 1, 2015.
|Massachusetts Voters Pass Mandatory Sick Time Law for All Employers, Effective July 1, 2015|
Samia M. Kirmani, Brian E. Lewis; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014Voters in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have approved a ballot measure requiring Massachusetts employers to provide up to 40 hours of sick time each calendar year to all employees.
|Indiana Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality of Right to Work Law|
Michael W. Padgett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014Indiana’s Right to Work law has withstood its first challenge in the state’s highest court. The Indiana Supreme Court upheld the law’s constitutionality in a 5-0 decision in Zoeller, et al. v. Sweeney, et al., No. 45S00-1309-PL-596 (Nov. 6, 2014). The decision reverses an opinion...