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Peyton Manning and retirement-Super Bowl lessons on avoiding age claims at work

USA - February 1 2016 Super Bowl week is here. Everywhere you look (and I mean everywhere) this week, you will be reminded that the "big game" is this Sunday. You'll be

EEOC Proposes Requiring Employers to Report Pay and Hours Worked Information on EEO-1 Forms

USA - February 3 2016 In accordance with the Obama administration's efforts to combat a perceived gender gap in compensation, the EEOC has proposed revising the Employer

Home care professionals series part 1 - NYS Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights

USA - February 2 2016 As most home care agencies know, the United States Department of Labor ("USDOL") eliminated the companionship exemption for home care agency workers

What OscarsSoWhite teaches us about disparate impact

USA - January 25 2016 I have to admit that I’m just not a big fan of awards shows, and that includes the Academy Awards. Don’t get me wrong, I love movies. But I find

Fourth Circuit Backs NLRB on Supervisor Status

USA - January 25 2016 Executive Summary: The Fourth Circuit recently upheld a finding of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that four employees were not supervisors

EU-US Privacy Shield May Provide Guidance for Transatlantic Data Transfers

European Union, USA - February 10 2016 The decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to invalidate Safe Harbor in October 2015 sent shockwaves throughout the

Beyonce: I just might be the next Bill Gates in the making

USA - February 8 2016 Who wants to be the next Bill Gates in the making? The answer may surprise you. Beyoncé (or “Queen Bey”), a music scene A-lister and the woman who

Form M-1 Filings Due March 1, 2016 for MEWAs

USA - February 8 2016 Executive Summary: Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs) must file a Form M-1 annually and shortly after inception. The annual Form M-1

Restaurant Industry Alert: DOL Issues Administrator's Interpretation Impacting Joint Employer Liability in the Franchise Restaurant Industry

USA - February 8 2016 Under the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has aggressively enforced and interpreted the federal wage and hour laws. The

Union Agreement to Arbitrate "Sleep-In" Wage and Hour Claims Applies Even Though Agreement Was Signed After Lawsuit Began

USA - February 5 2016 In Lai Chan et al. V. Chinese-American Planning Council Home Attendant Program, Inc., decided February 3, 2016, the Southern District of New York