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HTMLUpdates to the White Collar Exemption Forthcoming
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2015
On March 13, 2014, President Barack Obama instructed the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) to overhaul the regulations that define which white collar workers are eligible to receive overtime pay. The DOL’s proposed rule could be issued any day now.

 

HTMLReminder: Federal Contractors Have an Obligation to Record Labor and Employment Law Violations
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015
In July 2014, President Barack Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order (“Executive Order No. 13673”), which imposes additional obligations, including the obligation to report violations of various employment laws to contracting agencies. The reporting provision set...

 

HTMLNational Labor Relations Board Counsel Memorandum Sheds Light on Handbook Provisions It Considers to be Problematic
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015
On March 18, 2015, the Office of the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) released a Memorandum that highlights the rights employees are afforded under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), and common employee handbook provisions...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Provides Guidance on Accommodating Pregnant Workers In Its Decision in Young v. UPS
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015
On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling, reversed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granting summary judgment in favor of UPS on Peggy Young’s claim that UPS violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) by failing to...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Issues New Regulations to Revise FMLA Definition of “Spouse”
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015
On February 25, 2015, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (the “DOL”) issued a Final Rule to revise the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (the “FMLA”).

 

HTMLPennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Releases Draft Revisions of the Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and Gas Well Sites
Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter, Esq.; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
On Monday, March 9, 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) released draft revisions of the Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and Gas Well Sites (“Chapter 78”). These changes increase the requirements put on operators in...

 

HTMLWest Virginia Senate Bill 423 Will Scale Back Regulations on New Aboveground Storage Tanks
Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter, Esq.; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015
The West Virginia legislature is currently looking at Senate Bill 423 which would scale back some of the regulations of Aboveground Storage Tanks (“ASTs”) put into place in 2014 following the Elk River chemical spill.

 

HTMLSEC on the Prowl for Retaliation Actions: Are You Protected or Prepared To Defend?
Laurel Brandstetter; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015
In February 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) began probing whether companies are muzzling corporate whistleblowers and issued letters to a number of companies requesting years’ worth of documents. The SEC is planning to scour non-disclosure agreements and...

 

HTMLIs Your Regulatory House in Order?
Daniel Garcia; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 22, 2015
Spring is just around the corner. Spring represents a time for re-evaluation, reflection, and improvement. For many pipeline operators, this is a great time to reevaluate and improve on pipeline safety and regulatory programs to ensure compliance with state and federal pipeline safety requirements....

 

HTMLOhio Supreme Court Accepts Appeals of Two Cases Concerning Ohio Dormant Mineral Act
Alexandra K. McCluskey, Esq.; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the Ohio Supreme Court accepted two appeals concerning interpretation of the Ohio Dormant Minerals Act (“ODMA”): Dahlgren v. Brown Farm Properties, LLC, and Eisenbarth v. Reusser.

 


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