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|Getting Prepared for the New York Department of Financial Services’ Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations|
Frank J. Fanshawe, Jason C. Gavejian, Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Rosemary McKenna, Damian J. Privitera; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 7, 2016Taking aim at the growing threat posed by cyber-attacks to the financial services industry, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) has proposed a first-of-its kind, far-reaching, rigorous cybersecurity framework that could become the national standard.
Howard M. Bloom, Patrick L. Egan, Philip B. Rosen, Jonathan J. Spitz; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 7, 2016With a few keystrokes, www.UnionizeMe.org is connecting like-minded employees of the same retail employers in a given area who are interested in forming a union. For an employee, the entire process may take no more than five minutes. UnionizeMe is a labor union and through its professionally...
|New DOJ, FTC Antitrust Compliance Guidance for Human Resources Attacks No-Poaching Agreements|
Clifford R. Atlas, Conrad S. Kee, Erik J. Winton; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 9, 2016Criticizing non-solicitation of employees - or “no-poaching” - agreements as an alleged factor in holding back wage growth, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have issued antitrust guidance on human resources issues. This is consistent with and continues the...
|OSHA Issues New Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs|
Bradford T. Hammock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 9, 2016In its first comprehensive changes in 30 years, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated its Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs to reflect “changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues.”
|Wage Protections for Freelancers, Paid Sick Leave for Domestic Violence on New York City Council Agenda|
Jonathan L. Bing, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Daisy A. Tomaselli; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 2, 2016The New York City Council continues its pro-worker efforts. The latest include proposed legislation (i) providing protections against non-payment of wages for freelance workers and (ii) expanding the list of permitted reasons for using statutory sick time to include reasons related to victims of...
|White House Continues Attack on Non-Compete Agreements|
Clifford R. Atlas, David M. Walsh, Erik J. Winton; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 2, 2016“State Call to Action on Non-Compete Agreements” is the White House’s latest in a series of Executive Branch missives decrying the purported misuse of non-competition agreements by employers across the country.
|U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Transgender Student Case|
Thomas Dorer, Mariah H. McGrogan, Michelle E. Phillips; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 1, 2016The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral argument in one of the high-profile challenges to the legality of the Dear Colleague Letter (“DCL”) jointly issued by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education on May 13, 2016, announcing the Departments would “treat a...
|Labor Board’s ‘Nonacquiescence’ is an Instrument of Oppression, Federal Appeals Court Declares|
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen, Kathleen M. Tinnerello; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 9, 2016, previously published on November 1, 2016The federal appeals court in D.C. has issued a scathing rebuke of the National Labor Relations Board’s blanket nonacquiescence policy and ordered the Board to pay nearly $18,000.00 in attorney’s fees for what the court deemed bad faith litigation. Heartland Plymouth Court MI, LLC, d/b/a...
|Top Ten Questions on Political Dialogue in the Workplace|
John A. Snyder; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 2, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016During a presidential election season, political discussion and debate are prominent, often at family functions, social gatherings, and even at work. This year, in the final week leading up to the election, the divisiveness and sharp tone of political discourse seems more acute than ever and...
|Employees Unlawfully Disciplined for In-Store Protest, Labor Board Decides|
Howard M. Bloom, Roger P. Gilson, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
November 2, 2016, previously published on October 28, 2016Six employees who stopped work and engaged in an in-store protest over their alleged mistreatment by a supervisor and to secure permanent jobs for temporary employees were unlawfully disciplined, the National Labor Relations Board has determined. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 118 (Aug. 27,...