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HTMLFAQs on the Final Overtime Regulations
Tracy A. Miller; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 24, 2016
On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division released the new final overtime rule. The new minimum salary level for the executive, administrative, and professional employee exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be $913 per week, or $47,476 per...

 

HTMLEEOC Announces New Process for 2016 EEO-1 Data File Uploads
Kiosha Hammond Dickey; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 27, 2016
The 2016 EEO-1 filing period is fast approaching. Once the 2016 Survey opens, companies will have until September 30, 2016 to complete their annual filing requirements. On July 25, 2016, the EEO-1 Joint Reporting Committee (JRC) notified companies that all reporting for the EEO-1 reports will now...

 

HTMLNew Orleans Adopts Legislation Prohibiting City Contractors From Conducting Employment-Related Credit Checks
Andrew P. Burnside, Katherine E. Pizzini; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 26, 2016
The New Orleans City Council recently approved legislation making it unlawful for city contractors to seek or use the consumer credit history of a current or prospective employee for any decision regarding the hiring or compensation of an employee or the terms, conditions, or privileges of his or...

 

HTMLAccessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act, 2005, Part I: Is Your Business Subject to the Law’s Customer Service Standards? The Answer May Surprise You
Michael Comartin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on July 19, 2016
This is the first installment in a three-part series of articles focused on employers’ duties under Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Part one addresses the scope and applicability of the law to various businesses.

 

HTMLThe NLRB Fires a Shot Across the Bow of Federal Contractors
James J. Murphy; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on July 20, 2016
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) fired off some fireworks of its own just before the Fourth of July weekend. Specifically, the NLRB announced a new procedure to implement Executive Order 13673 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces (EO 13673), and facilitate the flow of NLRB case data into the...

 

HTMLIt’s Time to Update Physician Noncompete Agreements in Connecticut
John G. Stretton; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on July 21, 2016
There have been a number of recent legislative developments that will impact physician noncompete agreements entered into in Connecticut. First, any physician noncompete agreement entered into on or after July 1, 2016, must comply with Public Act No. 16-95 (the Act), which was signed into law by...

 

HTMLImmigration Penalties Adjusted for Inflation Increases to Take Effect August 1
John A. Hill; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on July 21, 2016
On June 30 and July 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) each published separate interim final rules in the Federal Register to increase immigration-related penalties as an adjustment for inflation. The...

 

HTMLNew Louisiana Laws Will Impact Employers
Andrew P. Burnside, Jacob C. Credeur, Jennifer L. Englander, Hal D. Ungar; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on July 21, 2016
In recent months, the Louisiana Legislature has passed several bills that have been signed into law, which will affect Louisiana employers. These new laws are effective August 1. In addition, the governor signed an executive order, effective July 1, 2016, extending new protections to lesbian, gay,...

 

HTMLThe Other Shoe Drops - The NLRB’s “Contingent Workforce” Activism Continues
Timothy C. Kamin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 13, 2016
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will now permit a single bargaining unit to include employees who are solely employed by an employer along with other employees who are jointly employed by that employer and a staffing provider, all without the consent of either employer. The NLRB’s...

 

HTMLNew, Relaxed Regulations Make Drone Use on Construction Projects Easier
Jonathan Mraunac; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 18, 2016
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently introduced relaxed regulations concerning the use of drones for commercial purposes. The new regulations could have a significant impact on drone usage in the construction industry.

 


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