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|New Regulation Restricts New York Employers Seeking to Pay Wages by Direct Deposit, Payroll Debit Cards|
Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Daisy A. Tomaselli; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 19, 2016The New York Department of Labor has adopted a regulation that reiterates an employer generally must obtain written consent to pay wages by direct deposit of wages and clarifies the legality of paying wages with payroll debit cards. Once effective on March 7, 2017, the Regulation, published on...
|Morristown, New Jersey, Passes Paid Sick Leave Ordinance|
Beth L. Braddock, James M. McDonnell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 16, 2016Private-sector employees who work at least 80 hours during a calendar year in Morristown, New Jersey, will be entitled to paid sick leave under Ordinance No. 35-2016, passed by the Morristown Town Council on September 13, 2016.
|OSHA Clarifies Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard for Moving Grave Headstones, Monuments|
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 14, 2016Using a crane to move headstones and small monuments is “generally” not defined as construction, but the crane operator is still responsible for stringent worker-safety rules regarding crane operations, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has advised in response to a...
|41% Increase in Citations to Mine Operators|
Joseph S. Dreesen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 14, 2016Special impact inspections in July that covered 13 states resulted in 161 citations, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced. This is a 41-percent increase from the 114 citations issued the previous month.
|San Diego Issues Required Postings, Acknowledgement Form under Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance|
David G. Hoiles, John P. Nordlund; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 13, 2016The City of San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance went into effect on July 11, 2016. Beginning October 1, 2016, employers must post two new notices in the workplace and give employees and new hires a notice containing certain employer information. Failure to comply with...
|Updated EEOC Retaliation Guidance Suggests Scrutiny for Internal Investigation Practices|
Francis P. Alvarez, Richard I. Greenberg, Tasos C. Paindiris, Paul A. Patten, Katharine C. Weber; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 14, 2016, previously published on September 8, 2016The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission takes an expansive position on protection given to persons who make internal complaints about discrimination in bad faith in updated guidance on retaliation law.
|Mine Safety Agency Extends Comment Period on Controlling, Monitoring Diesel Exhaust Request for Information|
Carla J. Gunnin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 14, 2016, previously published on September 8, 2016The public will have until November 30, 2016, to submit comments on the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Request for Information on the agency’s strategies for controlling and monitoring exposure of underground miners to diesel exhaust.
|State Safety Plans Object to Federal OSHA Fine Increases|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 14, 2016, previously published on September 8, 2016State workplace safety agencies raised objections to adopting federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s penalty increases in letters to the Department of Labor on OSHA’s interim final rule, Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Catch-Up Adjustment. State...
|Newly Organized Employer Must Bargain Over Discretionary Employee Discipline Pre-First Contract, NLRB Rules|
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 6, 2016Prior to entering into a first contract, an employer has a statutory obligation to bargain with the union that represents its employees before imposing discretionary “serious discipline” (such as suspension, demotion, or discharge) on any of those employees, the National Labor Relations...
|New York Makes Some Workplace Assaults a Felony|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 30, 2016New York has beefed up protections for certain private and public sector employees, designating assaults against them as Class D felonies, rather than just Class A misdemeanors.