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New York trial court provides guidance on application of corrections law factors

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

It should come as no surprise to New York employers that making an employment decision based on an applicant or employee's criminal background can be

U.S. labor department and Florida Department of Revenue team up to prevent worker misclassification

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2015

Now more than ever, Florida employers should ensure they are properly classifying their workers.The U.S. Department of Labor and the Florida

New OSHA recordkeeping rule goes into effect on January 1, 2015

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's revised recordkeeping rule goes into effect on January 1, 2015. OSHA's recordkeeping rule

NLRB rules that employers must permit non-business use of email

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2014

The National Labor Relations Board, in a 3-2 decision, has held that employee use of email for activities directed to terms and conditions of

Update: time spent going through security is not indispensable and, therefore, is not compensable

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

In an important decision under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Supreme Court has issued a ruling in Busk v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. in

Florida's minimum wage increases to $8.05 in 2015

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, employers must be aware of the pending increase in wages for their nonexempt employees. Florida's minimum wage will

Court slaps down EEOC subpoena, refusing to allow agency to expand its investigation

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has broad authority to investigate allegations of employment discrimination. But there are limits to that

Florida's Amendment 2 did not pass what's next?

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2014

On November 4th, voters did not approve an Amendment to Florida's Constitution, which would have allowed the use of marijuana for certain medical

Failure to disclose procedures dooms arbitration agreement

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

As a general rule, courts will uphold agreements that require employees to arbitrate their employment disputes. But an employer seeking to compel

Reasonable accommodations under the ADA do not require changing a job's essential functions

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2014

Weldon Williams, a pharmacist, suffered from diabetes which limited his ability to stand for extended periods of time. Williams sued his former