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Employees face uphill battle in holding private equity firms accountable under WARN Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

The United States District Court in Delaware recently issued a welcome decision for private equity firms whose portfolio companies run afoul of the

New Massachusetts law entitles employees to domestic violence leave

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

On August 8, 2014, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a far-reaching Act designed to combat the problems of domestic violence

Social media roundup

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

Rhode Island, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma are the latest states to provide prospective andor current employees with increased social

Latest criminal background check developments affect San Francisco, Illinois, and Alabama employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

Employers should be aware of the following developments across the country before running a criminal background check: San Francisco's new "ban the

New Illinois "ban the box" law covers private employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

Governor Quinn has signed the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act (the "Act"), which takes effect January 1, 2015 and prevents private

New York State legislature approves use of medical marijuana; users to be considered "disabled" under State Human Rights Law

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On June 20, 2014, the New York State Legislature approved a bill that would allow patients to use marijuana for limited medical therapeutic purposes

New York Wage Theft Prevention Act amendments awaiting Governor's signature

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

On June 19, 2014, both houses of the New York State Legislature passed a bill that would amend the N.Y. Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2010 (the "Act"

New "ban the box" developments in Baltimore, Rochester, and Minnesota

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2014

Criminal background checks and a desire to increase employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated continue to be a hot topic in state and

Sixth Circuit affirms summary judgment against EEOC in credit check suit

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

In Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") v. Kaplan Higher Education Corp., No. 13-3408 (6th Cir. Apr. 9, 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals

Wisconsin latest state to provide social media protections to applicants and employees

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

On April 8, 2014, Governor Scott Walker signed Wisconsin Act 208 to prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that prospective and current