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February 2015 independent contractor compliance and misclassification update

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 4 2015

This month's headline developments are a set of cases reported in February dealing with class action IC misclassification claims: the highest court

DOL extends FMLA spousal leave rights to same-sex spouses in all states

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • March 4 2015

On February 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division published its final rule regarding the definition of “spouse” under

House and Senate consider resolution disapproving of NLRB election rule

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2015

The same day the Senate advanced a joint resolution (S.J. Res. 8) seeking to block implementation of the National Labor Relations Board's expedited

EEOC’s targeted attack of inflexible leave policies under the ADA

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

Last November, I wrote a blog about a pattern of ADA lawsuits filed by the EEOC challenging what it sees as inflexible leave policies. Well, just

Increased scrutiny of nondisclosure and other employee agreements by the SEC whistleblower division

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

In recent weeks, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delivered official letters to a number of companies seeking production of

Employment law commentary, February 2015

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • Germany, USA
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  • March 3 2015

With the recent increase in the number of states that have “legalized” or decriminalized some form of marijuana use, more and more employers have

New Mexico Supreme Court creates additional protections for physicians participating in peer review

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2015

In a singular decision that may became a model around the country, the New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled that a hospital violated the law by using

Same-sex married couples now have equal rights to FMLA leave regardless of their residence

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a Final Rule revising the regulatory definition of "spouse" under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Can employers require their employees to be vaccinated?

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

From January 1 to February 27, 2015, 170 people from 17 states and the District of Columbia were reported to have measles. On February 25, 2015

Massive labor disputes on two of three U.S. coasts

  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2015

Large scale industry-wide labor disputes were in the news daily in early 2015. A West Coast port labor dispute between the International Longshore