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|Two District of Columbia Agencies Will Enforce New Protections for Pregnant Workers|
Alta M. Ray, Teresa Burke Wright; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
June 8, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (OHR) and the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) announced on June 1, 2015, a joint effort to investigate and enforce the Protecting Pregnant Workers Fairness Act of 2014 (“PPWFA” or “Act”). An...
|‘Blacklisting’ Rules for Government Contractors Proposed by Federal Agencies under Executive Order|
Garen E. Dodge, Samia M. Kirmani, Laura A. Mitchell, Mickey Silberman, Leslie A. Stout-Tabackman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
June 2, 2015, previously published on May 29, 2015Implementing President Barack Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (E.O. 13673), often called the “Blacklisting” or “Bad Actors” executive order, the U.S. Department of Labor has issued proposed guidance (“DOL Guidance”) and...
|Connecticut Enacts Personal Social Media Protection; Oregon Poised to Add Twist to Its Law|
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
June 1, 2015, previously published on May 28, 2015Connecticut has become the 21st state to enact a law limiting an employer’s ability to access the personal social media accounts of job applicants and employees. The new law (Public Act 15-6), signed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy on May 19, 2015, will become effective on October 1, 2015, and...
|ERISA Fiduciaries have Ongoing Duty to Monitor Trust Investments, U.S. Supreme Court Rules|
William H. Payne, Charles F. Seemann, René E. Thorne; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 29, 2015, previously published on May 19, 2015Plan fiduciaries have a continuing duty to monitor investments offered under a 401(k) plan, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a unanimous decision. Tibble v. Edison International, No. 13-550 (May 18, 2015).
|Federal Contractors Must Continue to Post Notice of Labor Rights, Court Holds|
Philip B. Rosen, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 14, 2015A federal district court in Washington, D.C. has rejected a constitutional challenge by the National Association of Manufacturers and Virginia Manufacturers Association to President Barack Obama’s 2010 Executive Order requiring certain federal contractors to post a “Notification of...
|Fourth Circuit Sets Employee-Friendly Standard for Title VII Retaliation Claims|
Matthew F. Nieman, Jeremy S. Schneider; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 20, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015A former waitress’s hostile work environment and retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act against the employer should go to a jury, the Richmond-based federal appellate court has ruled in a decision that sets a more employee-friendly standard for such claims. Boyer-Liberto...
|House Democrats Signal Willingness to Compromise on MSHA Subpoena Authority|
Henry Chajet, Bradford T. Hammock, Mark Savit; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 20, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives want to hand subpoena authority to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, and appear willing to try to pass mine safety amendments to reach a bargain.
|New Arkansas Law Permits Blue-Penciling of Employment Non-Compete Agreements|
James H. Stock; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015 Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation (S.B. 998 or Act 921) allowing a court to enforce the reasonable parts of a non-competition agreement, while deleting the overbroad, unenforceable provisions, rather than striking down the entire agreement. The new law, signed on April 1, 2015, is...
|New Georgia Law Permits Use of Payroll Cards|
Justin R. Barnes, Todd Van Dyke; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015Georgia employers now may pay employees through the use of payroll card accounts under a law signed by Governor Nathan Deal on May 5, 2015. The new law is effective immediately.
|New York City Limits Employers’ Use of Credit Information of Applicants, Employees|
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, David S. Greenhaus, Daniel J. Jacobs; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 11, 2015The “Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act” amends the City Human Rights Law and defines “consumer credit history” to include written and other information obtained through credit reports or credit scores, or other information obtained directly from the applicant or...