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HTMLEmployers Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Another Puzzling “Status Quo” Case Decided On Other Grounds
Matthew J. Kelley; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015
The National Labor Relations Board (Board) recently decided a case previously remanded back to it by the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals. The Board’s decision in Arc Bridges, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 56, March 31, 2015, circumvents a now common problem for employers by relying on...

 

HTMLCity of St. Petersburg, Florida Passes Wage Theft Ordinance
Edmund J. McKenna; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015
Under the new City of St. Petersburg “wage theft” ordinance, an employer commits wage theft when the employer fails to pay wages, or a portion of wages, due to an employee within a “reasonable time” (typically 14 business days) from the date on which that employee performed...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Attorney General Issues Proposed Regulations on Implementation of New Earned Sick Time Law
David P. Mason; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 28, 2015
As we detailed in November 2014, Massachusetts voters last fall approved a new law mandating that employers provide earned sick time to their employees. Under the new law, employers with 11 or more employees must provide paid sick leave for workers and smaller employers must provide unpaid sick...

 

HTMLNLRB's New "Ambush Election" Rules Go Into Effect: Is Your Organization Ready?
Harold P. Coxson, C. Thomas Davis, Eric C. Stuart; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015
On April 14, 2015, after a four-year battle, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) final “ambush election” rules, which will dramatically shorten the time between requests for a vote and a union election, go into effect. The controversial new rules will significantly alter...

 

HTMLGetting with the (Wellness) Program: EEOC Proposes New ADA Regulations for Wellness Programs
Jeanne Ellen Floyd, Ruth Anne Collins Michels; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 21, 2015
For some time, employers have faced uncertainty about the status of their wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have allowed employers to provide financial...

 

HTMLEmployers Can Decide That Physical Presence at the Workplace is an Essential Function
Kelly S. Hughes; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015
On April 10, 2015, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its long-awaited en banc decision in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Ford Motor Company following a vacated panel decision from April 2014 in which a divided panel had reversed a district court’s summary judgment award in...

 

HTMLOvertime Changes Threaten the Exempt Status of Retail and Hospitality Managers
Diane M. Saunders; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 24, 2015
The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Committee on Employment Law held its spring meeting last week, and one of the hottest topics on the minds of the attendees concerned the impact that the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed changes to the overtime regulations would have on retail...

 

HTMLFY 2016 H-1B Cap Lottery Selection Completed, Premium Processing Timeline Begins April 27, 2015
Jamey E. Ayers; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015
On April 14, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that on April 27, 2015, it will begin reviewing cases filed with a request for premium processing. USCIS previously confirmed completion of the random selection “lottery” process for approximately 233,000...

 

HTMLNew Law Restricts Employer Access to Employee Social Media Accounts, Including Through “Friend Requests”
John G. Stretton; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 21, 2015
On March 23, 2015, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a new law, H.B. 2081, that restricts the ability of employers in Virginia to access the social media accounts of current and prospective employees-making Virginia the nineteenth state to enact such legislation. The other 18 states include...

 

HTMLThe New Wave of Data Breach Settlements
Madi Bakker, Ashley Prickett Cuttino; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 24, 2015
4.8 million. 10 million. 15 million. 25 million. Before 2014, these large numbers were likely to represent the number of individuals affected by a data breach. Today, they are the dollar figures that companies must spend to put a breach in the past-and that’s just the cost of settlement....

 


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