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HTMLIncreased Criminal Enforcement for Worker Safety Violations?
Don A. Duggar, Margaret S. Lopez; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015
In 2010, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) let employers know there was a new sheriff in town. Now there will be a new police force as well. On December 17, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the expansion of the Worker Endangerment Initiative. In its...

 

HTMLRevised “Persuader” Reporting Requirements Are Back
Harold P. Coxson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2016, previously published on December 28, 2015
Don't look now, but the U.S. Department of Labor’s latest Fall 2015 Semiannual Regulatory Agenda advances the controversial proposed revisions to the "persuader activity" reporting requirements under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA). Final regulatory...

 

HTMLPhiladelphia Goes Beyond Ban the Box
Jacqueline R. Barrett, Julie Donahue, Emily K. O'Brian; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2016, previously published on December 21, 2015
On December 15, 2015, Mayor Michael Nutter signed a bill amending Philadelphia’s “ban the box” law, formally titled the Fair Criminal Records Screening Standards Ordinance, which was enacted in 2011. With these amendments, Philadelphia’s ordinance joins New York City’s...

 

HTMLMexico Increases the Minimum Wage Effective January 1, 2016
Pietro Straulino-Rodriguez; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 16, 2015
On December 11, 2015, the Council of Representatives of the National Minimum Wage Commission, pursuant to a vote to determine the minimum wage held every year, unanimously decided to increase the daily minimum wage by 4.2 percent in 2016.

 

HTMLCalifornia’s New Piece-Rate Compensation Requirements and a New Affirmative Defense Take Effect January 1, 2016
Hera S. Arsen; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 15, 2015
On October 10, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1513, which added new requirements with regard to employees who work on a piece-rate basis. The new law, which amends California Labor Code section 226.2, changes the way employers are required to pay employees paid on a...

 

HTMLElizabeth Becomes the Tenth New Jersey City to Require Paid Sick Leave
Mark Diana, Steven J. Luckner, Jocelyn A. Merced, Evan J. Shenkman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015
On November 3, 2015, voters in the City of Elizabeth approved a paid sick leave ordinance, making it the tenth municipality in the State of New Jersey to require paid sick leave. The ordinance, which goes into effect on March 2, 2016 (120 days after voter approval) is nearly identical to sick leave...

 

HTMLJersey City Expands Paid Sick Leave Ordinance to Small Businesses, Increases Penalties for Noncompliance
Mark Diana, Steven J. Luckner, Jocelyn A. Merced, Evan J. Shenkman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015
On October 30, 2015, the Jersey City mayor approved a change to the city’s existing paid sick leave law (Ordinance 15.145), purportedly to bring the sick leave ordinance more in line with those of other New Jersey cities that have since passed their own paid sick leave ordinances. One major...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Advances Bill to Ban Most Employee Credit Checks
Mark Diana, Steven J. Luckner, Jocelyn A. Merced, Evan J. Shenkman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015
On December 14, 2015, the New Jersey Assembly Labor Committee released another bill-A2298-seeking to prohibit most credit checks on employees. Essentially the same as prior bills that failed in the New Jersey legislature (including those we reported on in 2010 and in 2012), A2298 would prohibit...

 

HTMLStill No NCAA Pay for Play-9th Circuit Denies O’Bannon v. NCAA Rehearing En Banc
John Richard Carrigan; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 16, 2015
On December 16, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided that it would not rehear its earlier decision in a high-profile case on payments that can be made to student-athletes. Nearly three months earlier, a panel of the Ninth Circuit had upheld a lower court’s ruling that the...

 

HTMLIndia Eases Rules for Foreign Investment in LLPs
Diana J. Nehro; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2015
India has relaxed its rules for foreign direct investments (FDI) for limited liability partnerships (LLPs), with a recent abolishment of the requirement of regulatory approval for a foreign-invested LLP in India. This change was announced with effect just over a week ago, on November 24, 2015....

 


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