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|Does the ADA Require Drink Dispensers to Talk?|
Christopher M. Morrison, Robert A. Naeve; Jones Day;
February 12, 2016, previously published on February 2016In April 2015, Mary West and Patricia Diamond visited a Moe’s Restaurant, where they attempted to use a “Freestyle” drink dispenser, which allows customers to select from over 100 different beverages using a touch-screen interface. Both women are blind, and neither could use the...
|Third Circuit Court of Appeals Adopts “Predominant Benefit” Test Under FLSA for Determining Meal Time Compensability|
Ralph R. Smith; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
February 12, 2016, previously published on January 26, 2016When must an employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) compensate an employee for meal breaks taken during the course of an employee’s work day? Throughout the country, various Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals have answered this question in different ways, but in the...
|6 Hot Issues Facing the Franchise Industry in 2016|
Scott N. Opincar; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
February 12, 2016, previously published on February 8, 2016As we begin 2016, we look to identify the major hot issues facing franchise businesses in the upcoming year. Those in the franchise industry should consider each of these potential legal pitfalls and ensure they have plans in place to face any of these issues.
|Mexico Supreme Court Upholds One-Year Cap on Back Pay|
Pietro Straulino-Rodriguez, Oscar Margáin Vega; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak
& Stewart, P.C.;
February 12, 2016, previously published on February 3, 2016On January 20, 2016, the Second Chamber of Mexico’s Supreme Court, in plenary session and by a majority vote, issued a decision holding that the reformed Article 48 of the Mexican Federal Labor Law (FLL) does not violate the Mexican Constitution. Therefore, the accrual of back salaries (or...
|New Department of Labor Overtime Regulations on the Horizon|
Matthew L. Durham; Payne & Fears LLP;
February 12, 2016, previously published on January 22, 2016In July 2015, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (80 FR 38515) that will drastically change the DOL’s interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) with respect to overtime exemptions. The rule has the potential to affect an untold number of employers...
|Dutch Act Impacts Liability for Companies Working with Self-Employed Contractors|
Mariëlle E.B.C. Daudt, Claire Reynaers, Lyda Stone; Jones Day;
February 12, 2016, previously published on February 2016Companies often seek to engage contractors to perform certain services. This may be for a variety of reasons, often because certain contractors have particular skills but are not needed on a long-term basis. The most important thing for any organization when making a decision to engage a contractor...
|Proposed Changes to EEO-1 Reports Will Increase Burdens on Employers|
Nathan D. Bosshardt, Justin L. Furrow; Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.;
February 12, 2016, previously published on February 2, 2016Yesterday, the EEOC proposed significant changes to the familiar EEO-1 reports. Under the EEOC’s proposal, employers with more than 100 employees ("large employers") will be required to report employee compensation and hours worked, in addition to the information already required on...
|Snow Days: Fun for Kids, Headaches for Employers|
Sara Hutchins Jodka; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
February 11, 2016, previously published on February 2, 2016For adults, snow days are not nearly as much fun. And, for employers who need their employees to show up for work, on time, and ready and able to work, snow days are no fun at all. Below, we take a look at an issue that employers often face when inclement weather hits...
|Final Regulations Issued for New Jersey's Ban-the-Box Law|
Steven M. Berlin, Karen Hart; Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson, LLP;
February 11, 2016, previously published on January 26, 2016The New Year started off in New Jersey with final regulations intended to clarify the Opportunity to Compete Act (OTCA), better known as New Jersey's "Ban-the-Box" law. The regulations were released on December 7, 2015 by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
|Sexual Harassment at Work - Five Things Every Employee Should Know|
Sarah A. Ornelas; O'Connell & Plumb, P.C.;
February 11, 2016, previously published on Winter 2016Five things to keep in mind if you are being sexually harassed at work.