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|Congress Reacts to Obama Administration Moves on Joint Employer Liability|
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 17, 2016, previously published on February 9, 2016The Republican leadership of a congressional oversight committee has started investigating inter-agency communications in response to the Obama Administration’s attempts to hold business franchisors accountable for labor law violations of their franchisees.
|Judge Vacates Citations for Alleged Slack in Steering Mechanisms of Mine Vehicles|
R. Brian Hendrix; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 17, 2016, previously published on February 9, 2016Finding evidence presented by a mine inspector to be “too vague and conclusory,” an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has vacated two citations against a Tennessee stone producer over allegedly excessive slack in the steering mechanisms on two haul trucks.
|Puerto Rico Supreme Court Scolds Employer for Interfering with Working Mother’s Breastfeeding Rights|
Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez, Gabriela Dávila Micheo; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 5, 2016Emphasizing that Puerto Rico legislation protects employees’ breastfeeding rights in the workplace and that maternity enjoys special judicial protection in the Commonwealth’s legal framework, the Puerto Rico Supreme Court has ruled that employers, public and private, regardless of their...
|Former Employee’s SOX Whistleblower Claim Fails, Federal Appeals Court Rules|
Richard J. Cino, A. Patricia Diulus-Myers; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016Finding a former employee failed to “put up” sufficient facts to support the nexus between his termination and whistleblower activity protected by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), the federal appeals court in Philadelphia, in effect, has told him to “shut up,” affirming summary...
|Zika Virus Concerns in the Workplace|
Francis P. Alvarez, Henry Chajet, Bradford T. Hammock, Patricia Anderson Pryor; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016A global health alarm on the outbreak of a disease or virus raises issues for employers and employees as to the appropriate workplace responses. In recent years, Avian flu, swine flu (H1N1), and Ebola drew workplace concerns. Now, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has the Centers for Disease Control...
|EEOC Proposes to Collect Pay Data from Employers|
Stephanie E. Lewis, Paul A. Patten, Jennifer L. Seda, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 5, 2016Proposed changes to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s EEO-1 report would have employers with at least 100 employees submitting all employees’ W-2 earnings data and actual hours worked beginning with the 2017 EEO-1 reporting cycle.
|Connecticut Long-Term Care Health Facilities to Register with New Background Check Portal|
Holly L. Cini, Sally Welch St. Onge, Margaret J. Strange; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 11, 2016, previously published on February 3, 2016Certain health care facilities specializing in long-term care in Connecticut will be required to register with a statewide background check portal beginning February 8, 2016.
|NLRB Regional Director Rejects Election Petition of Faculty at Religiously-Affiliated College|
Michael R. Bertoncini, Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 9, 2016, previously published on February 1, 2016Colleges 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...
|EEOC Releases Proposed Rule to Collect Pay Data from Employers|
Paul A. Patten, Jennifer L. Seda, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 29, 2016On 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...
|Defend Trade Secrets Act - Congress Tries Again|
Peter R. Bulmer, A. Robert Fischer, Michael S. Kantor, David Eric Renner; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 9, 2016, previously published on February 2, 2016The 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...