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HTMLTips for Taking Advantage of California’s Extended Unemployment Appeal Deadline
Jesse C. Ferrantella, Christopher W. Olmsted; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
Busy human resources (HR) managers will be relieved to know that California has done something to make their job just a little easier. The State of California recently enacted legislation extending the time period to appeal an award or denial of unemployment benefits by the Employment Development...

 

HTMLThe Employer’s Reference Guide to Information About Ebola
Maria Greco Danaher; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014
Concerns related to the Ebola outbreak are increasing among both employers and employees in the United States. The outbreak is currently most active in the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. However, there has been at least one confirmed death from the disease in...

 

HTMLU.S. House Judiciary Committee Approves Legislation Creating Civil Cause of Action Under Federal Trade Secrets Protection Act
Hera S. Arsen, John C. Glancy, Sharon P. Margello; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014
Federal trade secret legislation may be closer than you think. On September 17, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5233, the Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014, with one amendment. The bill, which will now move to the full House of Representatives for...

 

HTMLGun Control Advocates Focus on Retailers
Diane M. Saunders; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
National corporate campaigns are not just the province of unions anymore. An organization that advocates for gun control, Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America, has gotten into the action as well. The group focuses on national retailers and chain restaurants via social media to pressure them...

 

HTMLI-94 Errors: How to Address Missing or Incorrect I-94 Cards
Maria Fernanda Gandarez, Matthew Kolodziej; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
Since July of 2014, it has been reported that certain visa petition approval notices (Form I-797s) have been issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) without I-94 cards attached. In addition, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued I-94 cards with incorrect names,...

 

HTMLMisclassification Initiatives Spread as Alabama Signs Formal Pact with DOL
Margaret Santen Hanrahan; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
On October 2, 2014, the Alabama Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) entered into a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or agreement to share information regarding independent contractor misclassification. In signing this MOU, Alabama joined several other states that have...

 

HTMLBullying in the Workplace: California’s New Training Requirement
Andrea N. Jones, Christopher W. Olmsted; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 12, 2014
Everyone remembers a bully in junior high school. She might have been the mean girl who told others not to be your friend, or the brute who inflicted his cruelty with wedgies and half nelsons. Sadly, some people never graduate from junior high—mentally, at least—and some of those...

 

HTMLOFCCP’s New Scheduling Letter and Expanded Itemized Listing
Dara L. DeHaven, Leigh M. Nason; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
As many federal contractors know, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) begins a compliance evaluation (or audit) by sending to the selected contractor a letter scheduling the audit. The listing of documents that accompanies the letter (the “itemized listing”) sets...

 

HTMLWHD Publishes Final Rule Increasing Federal Contractors’ Minimum Wage
Hera S. Arsen, Alfred B. Robinson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014
On October 7, 2014, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its Final Rule establishing standards and procedures to implement Executive Order 13658, entitled “Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors.” 79 Fed. Reg. 60634. Executive Order 13658...

 

HTMLNew VETS Report on the Horizon
Leigh M. Nason; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
Covered federal contractors and subcontractors must annually report the number of their employees who are protected veterans, and the number of veterans they have hired during a reporting period. At long last, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a Final Rule changing the manner by which...

 


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