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HTMLNew Orleans WHD to Aggressively Investigate Oilfield, Maritime Employers
Andrew P. Burnside, Jennifer L. Englander, Greg Guidry; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 12, 2016
The United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, administers the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). That authority includes the power to investigate employers, their customers and payroll practices.

 

HTMLA Win for Wellness Programs: Federal Judge Rules No ADA Violation (No Matter What the EEOC Says)
Jeanne Ellen Floyd, Ruth Anne Collins Michels, Brian M. Radloff; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016
The question of whether a wellness program violates the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been unclear for some time. The Chicago District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) increased employers’ anxieties by filing suit against...

 

HTMLUSCIS to Accept Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions for FY2017 Beginning April 1, 2016
Katherine C. MacIlwaine; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016
Friday, April 1, 2016 marks the opening of the filing period for new H-1B petitions to be counted against the annual H-1B quota for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. H-1B petitions subject to the annual quota, commonly known as the “H-1B cap,” can be submitted on this date for an employment start...

 

HTMLDOL Issues Guidance on Room and Board Deductions for Home Care Workers
Michael E. Olsen, Carolyn E. Sieve; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016
On December 17, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division issued guidance on permissible deductions for lodging under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), with particular emphasis on the law’s effect on home care workers. Section 203(m) of the FLSA permits...

 

HTMLLabor and Employment Highlights of the December 2016 Omnibus Spending Bill
Harold P. Coxson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 11, 2016
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, the omnibus spending bill that will fund all federal agencies and government programs through September of 2016- and the passage of which prevented a government shutdown. The bill includes a $680...

 

HTMLEqual Pay: A Growing Issue for Retail and Hospitality Employers to Watch in 2016
Diane M. Saunders; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 12, 2016
The equal pay movement gained significant ground in 2015, with new equal pay legislation enacted in two large states, new pay equity rules issued for federal contractors, and equal pay legislation introduced in several states. President Obama discussed the need for equal pay during his 2015 State...

 

HTMLCan Risk-Averse Lawyers Learn to Embrace Change? An Interview With Dr. Larry Richard
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 12, 2016
Larry Richard, J.D., Ph.D., is the founder of and principal consultant at LawyerBrain LLC. A former trial lawyer since trained as a psychologist, he now provides organization development consulting to large law firms using behavioral science and psychological research findings.

 

HTMLNLRB to Consider Whether Students at Private Universities are “Employees” Covered by the NLRA
Lisa Karen Atkins, John Richard Carrigan; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016
Whether graduate student assistants at private universities are “employees” covered by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) might soon be taken up (again) by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

 

HTMLPresident Obama's Last State of the Union Address
Harold P. Coxson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 13, 2016
On the evening of January 12, 2016, in his seventh and final State of the Union (SOTU) address, President Barack Obama delivered a look back at what he hopes will be remembered as his legacy accomplishments in office, as well as an optimistic look ahead to what he hopes will guide his successor...

 

HTMLPay Transparency Rule to Go Into Effect on Same Day as OFCCP’s Webinar
Hera S. Arsen, Leigh M. Nason; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2016, previously published on January 7, 2016
On Monday, January 11, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) final rule on pay transparency, which prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against employees and applicants “who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation...

 


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