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Unemployment laws have new teeth under the Integrity Act: are you ready?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2013

In 2011, President Obama signed the Unemployment Insurance Integrity Act (the "Act") as part of the enactment of the Trade Adjustment Assistance

New York State takes aim at worker misclassification: the Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act

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

On Friday, January 10, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed into law the New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act (the Act). The

EEOC issues new guidance concerning employing disabled veterans

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2012

In light of the many veterans returning from service and seeking work in the private sector, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued two new guidance documents focusing on employment rights of disabled veterans

Release of 2012 Advice Memo pulls together principles applied by the NLRB in evaluating employer social media policies

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2013

A 2012 Advice Memo from the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB") General Counsel was publicly released two weeks ago in response to a Freedom of

Raising wages by tightening the white-collar overtime exemptionsthe President’s initiative

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

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, President Obama gave a short press conference and signed a Presidential Memorandum aimed at "updating and modernizing"

Eleventh Circuit rules on FLSA “nursing mothers” provision

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

On December 26, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued the first decision by a federal Court of Appeals concerning the provisions

New York Court of Appeals clarifies important questions about tip-sharing statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

On June 26, 2013, New York's highest court for the first time weighed in and ruled on what types of employees are qualified to participate in

New York State takes aim at independent contractors in the construction industry

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2010

On June 28, 2010, the New York State Legislature passed the New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act (the "Act") aimed at correcting the misclassification of employees in the construction industry

Second Circuit narrowly reads FLSA exemptions in Novartis ruling

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a significant and potentially far-reaching decision, recently, when it held that Novartis’ pharmaceutical sales representatives are entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and related New York and California laws

USDOL targets NYS healthcare industry for FLSA compliance

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2010

The United States Department of Labor ("USDOL") recently announced - as part of its new initiative to expose and remedy the misclassification of workers - that it is launching wage-hour investigations of employers in New York State's healthcare industry