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New York State restricts mandatory overtime for nurses, requires Nurse Coverage Plans

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2009

New York has joined the ranks of more than a dozen states in prohibiting "mandatory overtime" for nurses, except under very limited circumstances

Second Circuit confirms burden of proof in SOX whistleblower retaliation cases

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2013

On March 5, 2013, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals clarified the burden-shifting framework applicable to whistleblower retaliation claims

Fashion designer Norma Kamali hit with unpaid internship lawsuit: the trend continues

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2013

As the summer internship season gets underway, unpaid interns are continuing to file a spate of lawsuits claiming violations of the federal Fair

New California laws increase penalties for employee misclassification and wage theft

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2011

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two employment-related bills into law, raising the stakes for employers doing business in California

Floating holidays - why employers may want to keep them from floating into California

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

"Floating Holidays" are typically a fixed number of personal days that employees may use at any time during the year over and above any vacation

California's pregnancy disability leave law may become more generous

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2011

The California Fair Employment & Housing Commission (FEHC) is currently considering proposed Regulations that would provide guidance on the interpretation of California's pregnancy disability leave (PDL) law

Cut-resistant gloves in restaurants, delis & grocery stores not a clear-cut requirement

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2013

We are asked frequently by employers in the restaurant, delicatessen, and grocery industries whether OSHA's Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and

Eleventh Circuit weighs in on Florida non-compete law

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2009

Florida law, specifically section 542.335, Florida statutes, generally authorizes courts to enforce non-compete and other post-employment restrictive covenants, provided the agreements are in writing and signed by the employees against whom enforcement is sought, are reasonable in time, area, and line of business, and are supported by one or more legitimate business interests supporting the restrictive covenants

President Obama’s NLRB Acting General Counsel appointment invalid court rules agency without power to issue unfair labor practice complaint

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2013

On Tuesday, August 20th, in an opinion that follows in the wake of Noel Canning, United States District Judge Benjamin H. Settle dismissed an

Second Circuit holds that participation in FLSA collective actions can be waived in favor of individual arbitration

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently took a significant step toward bringing uniformity to the law of class and collective