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Employment law trends for 2015

USA - August 13 2015 Few can quibble with the fact that 2015 has been a busy year for employment law. From historic pronouncements of the Supreme Court concerning

FLSA: changes continue to affect employers

USA - August 18 2015 This past year has brought major changes to the laws affecting wage and hour issues. The Department of Labor has been particularly active this year

SEC adopts final rules requiring pay ratio disclosure

USA - August 17 2015 On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules mandating pay ratio disclosures pursuant to Section 953(b)(1) of the

The NLRB expands its reach in the non-union workplace

USA - August 20 2015 The National Labor Relations Board continues to infiltrate the workplace even where there are no unions. Standard workplace policies including those

Limiting an employee’s hours to avoid offering group health plan coverage under the Affordable Care Act: evaluating the risks over time

USA - August 6 2015 Business leaders and human resources and employee benefits professionals are well aware of potential minefields for employer group health plan

Effective management of employee medical issues in 2015

USA - August 25 2015 Compliance with the Family & Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act continues to cause issues for even the most experienced

Illinois’ proposed data breach amendments follow national lead, increasing burden on institutions to protect personal information

USA - August 23 2015 On May 31, 2015, the Illinois House and Senate passed a bill proposing amendments to the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). The

The NLRB expands its reach in the non-union workplace

USA - August 20 2015 The National Labor Relations Board continues to infiltrate the workplace even where there are no unions. Standard workplace policies including those

Two-midnight rule update

USA - August 20 2015 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a further delay, through December 31, 2015, of the Recovery Auditors' (RA) audits of

FLSA: changes continue to affect employers

USA - August 18 2015 This past year has brought major changes to the laws affecting wage and hour issues. The Department of Labor has been particularly active this year