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DOL's Final Rule upheld by D.C. Court of Appeals

USA - August 21 2015 The D.C. Court of Appeals ruled today that the US Department of Labor's ("DOL") Final Rule on the Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act to

Recent opinion letter raises questions regarding California's paid leave law

USA - August 24 2015 California employers are now facing another hurdle in their efforts to comply with state's paid leave law, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families

Tennessee Supreme Court throws out applicant's workers' compensation retaliation claim against prospective employer

USA - August 27 2015 On August 21, 2015, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that a job applicant does not have a cause of action under the Tennessee Workers' Compensation

Washington State Supreme Court finds SeaTac ordinance increasing minimum wage to $15 an hour enforceable at airport

USA - August 21 2015 In a 5-4 decision, the Washington State Supreme Court has held that Proposition 1 - an ordinance which increased the minimum wage

Court of Appeals spices up class certification "death knell" laws for Chipotle

USA - July 7 2015 In a case of first impression, the California Court of Appeals recently held that, unlike cases where only class allegations are asserted

Tennessee Supreme Court throws out applicant's workers' compensation retaliation claim against prospective employer

USA - August 27 2015 On August 21, 2015, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that a job applicant does not have a cause of action under the Tennessee Workers' Compensation

Recent opinion letter raises questions regarding California's paid leave law

USA - August 24 2015 California employers are now facing another hurdle in their efforts to comply with state's paid leave law, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families

DOL's Final Rule upheld by D.C. Court of Appeals

USA - August 21 2015 The D.C. Court of Appeals ruled today that the US Department of Labor's ("DOL") Final Rule on the Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act to

Washington State Supreme Court finds SeaTac ordinance increasing minimum wage to $15 an hour enforceable at airport

USA - August 21 2015 In a 5-4 decision, the Washington State Supreme Court has held that Proposition 1 - an ordinance which increased the minimum wage

Fifth Circuit rejects SOX whistleblower claims not raised in administrative complaint; adopts liberal "reasonable belief" pleading standard with respect to protected conduct

USA - August 11 2015 On July 31, 2015, the Fifth Circuit issued a decision that may have both a positive and negative impact on employers defending whistleblower