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Maryland Employers: Are You Ready? The Maryland Equal Pay for Equal Work Act Goes Into Effect October 1, 2016
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

Maryland’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (the “Act”) is scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2016. The Act amends Maryland’s existing Equal Pay law


New York Publishes Final Rules on Wage Payment Methods
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

On September 7, 2016, the New York State Department of Labor published final regulations on the methods by which employees must be paid, including


2018 Immigrant Visa Lottery Opens in Two Weeks
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2018 opens Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Entries must be submitted electronically at:


Rule Governing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors Completes OMB Review Process
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

As reported today in Politico, the rule effectuating Executive Order 13706 (the “Order”), which requires certain federal contractors and


SEC Sues Company and its GCCCO for Failure to Disclose and Accrue Charge for a Pending DOJ Investigation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

On September 9, 2016, the SEC filed a complaint against RPM International Inc. (“RPM”) and the company’s General CounselCCO. The SEC claims the


New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a


Slapped Down: California Supreme Court Rules Anti-SLAPP Law Applies to Mixed Causes of Action
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

In Baral v. Schnitt, the California Supreme Court addressed a question that has divided California appellate courts for more than a decade: whether a


OSHA Issues New Guidance Regarding Whistleblower Settlements
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

OSHA has issued new guidance on approving settlement agreements in whistleblower cases, revising portions of its Whistleblower Investigations Manual


Department of Labor Announces “Preassessment” Program For Government Contractors
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

Loyal readers of this blog are well aware of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order and corresponding regulations which go into effect next


Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Increase Announced - Changes Effective January 1, 2017
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

Yesterday, the Department of Labor announced an increase in the minimum wage that certain federal contractors must pay to employees. This comes as