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HTMLDepartment of Labor’s Draft Final Overtime Rule Moves Closer to Release
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
On March 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“DOL”) sent the draft final overtime regulation applicable to “white collar” (executive, administrative and professional) employees to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs within the...

 

HTMLBusinesses Doing Business in Canada—or Planning to—Should File Trademark Applications Now
Jeffrey G. Sheldon; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 19, 2016
Recent Canadian legislation regarding registration of trademarks could cause problems for businesses and brand owners. Bill C-31, an amendment to Canada’s Trademarks Act, removes the requirement of use to obtain a trademark registration. While removing the requirement may simplify the...

 

HTMLWashington County Property Tax Assessment Appeals- Deadline to File is August 10, 2016
Kenneth C. Foltz; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 20, 2016
Starting in 2014, Washington County began the process of reassessing all properties within the County. This is the first time in 35 years that Washington County has undergone a property tax assessment. Residential property owners should have received the new property tax assessments in March 2016,...

 

HTMLNational Labor Relations Board Decision Highlights Risks of Disciplining Employees for Social Media Posts
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
On March 14, 2016, an Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) issued a decision citing multiple violations of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) in connection with an employer’s maintenance and application of a social media policy. The decision in Chipotle Services LLC...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Governor Signs Executive Orders Establishing Protections for LGBT Workers
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
On April 7, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed two executive orders that expand protection from discrimination to certain employees within the Commonwealth. These executive orders come in response to the delay of the state legislature’s vote on the Pennsylvania Fairness Act, which...

 

HTMLRetaliation Charges Most Common Type of Discrimination Charges Filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
On February 11, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released a detailed breakdown of the charges of workplace discrimination it received in fiscal year 2015. Retaliation charges were the largest category of charges filed with the agency, making up 44.5% of...

 

HTMLH-1B Season is On the Horizon
Kyle C. Webster; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016
February means one thing for an immigration attorney - H-1B season is on the horizon. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows employers to temporarily employ foreign nationals with specialized knowledge and skill. To qualify for an H-1B, the petitioner (employer) must be seeking to hire a...

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor’s “Pay Transparency” Regulations Now Effective
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016
On January 11, 2016, the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) regulations promoting pay transparency and openness became effective. These regulations apply to covered federal contractors and subcontractors and amend Executive Order 11246 to prohibit discrimination against employees and...

 

HTMLDOL Issues Fact Sheet Focused on Joint Employer Responsibilities Under the FMLA
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016
In January 2016, on the heels of the release of the Administrator’s Interpretation addressing joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) published Fact Sheet #28N to address joint...

 

HTMLEastern District of Pennsylvania Allows Employee to Proceed with Breach of Non-Disparagement Claim
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016
On February 1, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued an opinion in Garcia v. Scientifix, LLC, which allowed an employee to proceed with claims of breach of contract and defamation against her former employer.

 


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