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HTMLFederal Bank Regulators Issue FAQs in Alignment With Dodd-Frank Reform Act Section 342(b)(2)(C)
Michelle P. Wimes; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 24, 2016, previously published on August 11, 2016
On August 2, 2016, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency made available a five-page Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document to accompany an interagency policy statement issued by these agencies...

 

HTMLZika and the Hospitality Employer: Evolving Concerns as the Virus Comes to the U.S.
Charles E. Engeman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2016, previously published on August 10, 2016
We’ve previously answered some basic questions that employers may have when their employees work in or visit locations where exposure to Zika virus is a risk. With recent news concerning the first cases of transmission of the virus by mosquitoes in the Miami, Florida area, hospitality...

 

HTMLAccessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act, 2005, Part II: What Does My Business Need to Do to Comply with the Law’s Customer Service Standards
Michael Comartin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2016, previously published on August 9, 2016
This is the second installment in a three-part series of articles focused on employers’ duties under Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Part one addressed the scope and applicability of the law to -arious businesses. Part two addresses what a business...

 

HTMLA Modern Makeover for the PERM Program
Ann Louise Brown; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 5, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) electronic permanent labor certification system (PERM) as we know it has been in existence for the past 10 years. This year, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is expected to publish new regulations aiming to modernize the current PERM...

 

HTMLA Closer Look at Massachusetts’s Pay Equity Law
Mark H. Burak, Rachel Reingold Mandel; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 4, 2016
We recently reported on the sweeping pay equity legislation that garnered much attention throughout the most recent legislative session in Massachusetts. After much anticipation, this week Governor Charlie Baker signed the Act to Establish Pay Equity, a significant law that will affect all...

 

HTMLLack of Policy and Training May Lead to Employers’ Liability for Nonemployees’ Racial Bias
Maria Greco Danaher; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 4, 2016
Most-if not all-employers are aware that federal and state laws preclude employment discrimination based upon the race or national origin of an employee, and they know that illegal activity can include both discriminatory actions and biased statements. Most employers, however, are unaware that...

 

HTMLRecreational Marijuana Placed on California November Ballot
Christopher W. Olmsted; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 3, 2016
Voters will have the opportunity this coming November to determine whether California joins a growing number of states that have legalized recreational marijuana. If so, what would this mean for employers?

 

HTMLIs Your Conference Room a PokéStop? Employer Hacks for When Apps Attack
Hera S. Arsen, Ph.D.; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 3, 2016
A recent CareerBuilder survey found that 24 percent of employees are using their smartphones for gaming while at work. This number is sure to be on the rise with the release of the Pokémon Go game. According to recent reports, Pokémon Go has broken all sorts of downloading records and...

 

HTMLSTEM OPT 7-Month Extension Application Deadline Coming Up on Monday, August 8
Maria Fernanda Gandarez, Caroline Tang; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 2, 2016
On March 11, 2016, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule pertaining to optional practical training (OPT) for certain students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). This rule permits employers to retain, for a longer period, the talents...

 

HTMLNew Poster for Hospitality Employers in Louisiana
Andrew P. Burnside; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 2, 2016
Louisiana hotels are now required to display a new poster publicizing the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline. The new poster obligation went into effect on August 1, 2016.

 


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