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Saved - Or Sunk - By the Job Description?
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

A job description identifying essential job functions can be an employer’s best friendif drafted correctly. Two recent cases illustrate the


Finally in Play: A Refresher on the Fiduciary Rule for Plan Sponsors
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

On the heels of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s announcement that the Department of Labor’s oft-delayed “Fiduciary Rule” would finally take effect


Episode 15: Conversation with EEOC Acting Chair Victoria Lipnic
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

Matt welcomes Victoria Lipnic, Acting Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), for a wide-ranging discussion regarding Chair


Steps for Solving the Wage Deduction Dilemma
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Figuring out what deductions from an employee’s wages are permitted and prohibited under the law is a quandary. May an employer deduct an employee’s


Bill Permitting “Comp Time” in Lieu of Overtime Heads to Senate
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

A Republican proposal to allow private employers to offer employees compensatory time off in lieu of paying overtime at time-and-a-half their regular


Episode 14: Laws Prohibiting InquiryUse Of Applicant Prior Salary History
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

Matt welcomes his colleague Bran Noonan to discuss the newly-passed NYC law prohibiting employers from inquiring about job applicants' salary


Whistleblowing Increases with Increasing Visibility
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2017

While the current administration is taking steps to dismantle what it views as excessive regulation, one thing is clear: whistleblowers continue to


Employees in Educational Programs: Expanded Options for Suits
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

Employers who are operating educational programs or activities - whether inside or outside educational institutions - take note: a recent court


It's Official! Inquiring about Salary History is Now Off-Limits In NYC
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

New York City joins a handful of jurisdictions nationally to prohibit employers from inquiring into an applicant's salary history as part of an effort


Episode 13: NYC's New Freelancer Protection Law And The Future Of The On-Demand Economy
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

Matt welcomes Work Market PresidentCo-Founder Jeff Wald to dispel myths about the developing "on-demand" workforce, discuss how new technology