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|Trump’s Cabinet Picks Begin Senate Confirmation Process|
Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris, Howard M. Bloom, Jeffrey W. Brecher, Paul DeCamp, Joy M. Napier-Joyce, Michael H. Neifach, Paul A. Patten, Amy L. Peck, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 19, 2017With the approach of Inauguration Day, the Senate confirmation process for President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks is in full swing. Televised or streamed hearings are taking place involving Trump’s choices to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human...
|Increasing Ransomware Attacks in Higher Education|
Thomas Dorer, Monica H. Khetarpal, Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 17, 2017Malicious “ransomware” attacks - where a hacker takes control of the victim’s information systems and encrypts data, preventing the owner from accessing it until the victim pays a sum of money - are on the rise against colleges and universities. Higher education institutions are...
|OSHA Emphasizes Worker Safety in Sustainability|
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 25, 2017The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has argued in a new “white paper” that employers should include worker safety as part of their “sustainability” calculations.
|New York Bars Insurers from Denying Commercial Crime Coverage Due to Employee’s Prior Criminal Conviction|
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, David S. Greenhaus, Bradley M. Pryba, Christopher M. Valentino, Nadav Zamir; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 12, 2017The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) has promulgated a regulation that requires insurance companies to provide Commercial Crime Coverage to employers who have prior knowledge of an employee’s prior criminal conviction. Commercial Crime Coverage is defined as coverage...
|New York Toughens Equal Pay Laws: State Contractors Must Disclose Salary Data, State Agencies Cannot Ask Applicants for Salary History|
K. Joy Chin; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 17, 2017New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed two executive orders: one requiring state contractors to regularly disclose employee job title and salary data and the other prohibiting state agencies from making pre-job offer inquiries about candidates’ prior or current salary. The executive orders...
|New York City Council Seeks Major Workplace Reforms for Fast Food, Retail Workers|
Jonathan L. Bing, Richard I. Greenberg; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 26, 2017, previously published on December 13, 2016The New York City Council has introduced six bills as part of a legislative package intended to reform scheduling and workplace practices for fast food and retail workers in New York City.
|2017: The Year Ahead for Employers|
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 26, 2017, previously published on January 10, 2017Employers can expect sweeping changes in the year ahead, as President-elect Donald J. Trump assumes office on January 20, 2017, with a Republican majority in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. The Trump Administration is expected to overturn several Executive Orders, repeal...
|Ninth Circuit Reaffirms Service Advisors Eligible for Overtime, Setting Up Second Potential Trip to Supreme Court|
Jeffrey W. Brecher; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 18, 2017, previously published on January 10, 2017The U.S. Supreme Court in 2016 granted certiorari in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro to resolve a circuit split regarding whether “service advisors” at automobile dealerships are exempt from receiving overtime under the Fair Labor Standard Act pursuant to an exemption for any...
|Ohio Limits Local Workplace Laws, Expands Concealed Carry Rights of Licensed Gun Holders|
David A. Nenni, Katharine C. Weber; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 18, 2017, previously published on January 10, 2017A new Ohio law mandates uniformity of laws across the state affecting wage-hour, paid sick and safe leave and other fringe benefits, and scheduling of employee work hours. Senate Bill 331 expressly prohibits cities and counties from adopting laws in these areas that differ from those enacted at the...
|D.C. Council Passes Ban on Credit History Screens on Job Applicants, Interns, Employees|
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Matthew F. Nieman, Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 18, 2017, previously published on January 9, 2017The Washington D.C. Council unanimously passed the “Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act” (Bill 21-244) to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 and prevent employers from taking discriminatory action against applicants, interns and employees based on the individual’s...