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Fifth Circuit refuses application of bright-line test in FLSA seaman exemption dispute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Fifth Circuit addressed the uncertainty stemming from its decision in Owens v. SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., 272 F.3d 698 (5th

The District of Columbia enacts new employee protections, requires reasonable accommodation for pregnant employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

Following the example of several other states and municipalities, the Council of the District of Columbia recently enacted (and the Mayor of the

Gender pay gap what are companies doing?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

It is no secret to our readers that the EEOC and the OFCCP have prioritized compensation discrimination issues as an enforcement priority. The

Recent OFCCP FAQ clarifies compliance evaluation scheduling letter and Itemized Listing

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

On October 1, 2014, OFCCP released its new compliance evaluation scheduling letter and Itemized Listing. In a recently released FAQ, OFCCP provided

Rochester issues FAQs on newly effective “ban the box” ordinance

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

Rochester recently posted FAQs highlighting key provisions of the city’s “ban the box” ordinance, which takes effect today. The new law prohibits

5th Circuit: outing whistleblower equals adverse action

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

On November 12, 2014, in Halliburton, Inc. v. Admin. Review Bd., 5th Cir. No. 13-cv-60323, the Fifth Circuit affirmed an ARB’s decision that

The Ninth Circuit provides employers with an assist in dismissing FLSA actions

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

Employers have long known that the Supreme Court’s decisions in Twombly and Iqbal provide them with a powerful weapon in moving to dismiss broadly

Lopez v. City of Lawrence decision criticizes “disparate impact” analysis

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

In the context of analyzing a Title VII Civil Rights and Massachusetts law “disparate impact” claim, a federal court has cast considerable doubt on

Massachusetts passes paid sick leave law

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts joined the growing list of states to guarantee paid sick leave for employees. According to the new law (a ballot

New Hampshire Department of Labor and U.S. DOL agree to work together against misclassification

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor (“U.S. DOL”) and the New Hampshire Department of Labor recently signed a memorandum of understanding to share information