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|STEM OPT 7-Month Extension Application Deadline Coming Up on Monday, August 8|
Maria Fernanda Gandarez, Caroline Tang; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 2, 2016On March 11, 2016, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule pertaining to optional practical training (OPT) for certain students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). This rule permits employers to retain, for a longer period, the talents...
|Mind the (Pay) Gap: Investor Requests for Reports on Gender Pay Disparities Are on the Rise|
Carole Sobin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
June 9, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016According to media reports, this year several high-profile companies, including Apple, Facebook, and Intel, have received or responded to proposals from investors requesting shareholder votes on the issue of whether the companies should be required to prepare reports addressing their policies and...
|NYC Issues Guidance on Protections for Pregnant Employees|
Melissa Jill Osipoff; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
May 30, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016On May 6, 2016, the New York City Commission on Human Rights issued guidance that defines what constitutes pregnancy discrimination under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), and provides clear examples of when and how employers should make accommodations for employees based on pregnancy,...
|New York Budget Deal Will Bring $15 Minimum Wage and Broad Paid Leave Legislation|
Aaron Warshaw, Nicole A. Welch; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016On April 4, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to phase in an increased minimum wage and guarantee paid family leave to all eligible employees throughout New York State. The legislation was part of the 2016-2017 Executive Budget and represents a significant shift in New...
|Time Flies When You’re Having Fun: NLRB Further Reduces Time Employers Have to Educate Employees During Union Campaigns|
Seth D. Kaufman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
February 18, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016On January 29, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision in Guardsmark, LLC, 363 NLRB No. 103 (Jan. 29, 2016) moving the deadline for employers to hold captive audience meetings in mail ballot elections to 24 hours before the regional office mails the ballots. In so doing,...