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State and Local Governments: Battling for Control of Workplace Laws
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

While some states are taking action to bar cities and local governments from regulating the workplace, cities and counties appear to be countering


Legislators Jump into Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ring
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

Employers take note: On the heels of the Seventh Circuit landmark and controversial ruling last week that Title VII does, in fact, prohibit sexual


Whistleblower Split Widens
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

Employers take heed: there is a further split in authority as to whether whistleblowers are protected under the Dodd-Frank Act if they only report


Proposed Employee Wellness Legislation Might Undermine Protections of GINA
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

Employees who don’t want to disclose genetic information about themselves and their families to their employers may have to pay a stiff price for that


Employee Visa Delays In Store for Employers
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

Changes in processing times for H1-B petitions are the latest immigration challenge for employers. Starting April 3, no longer can employers take


Loose Lips Can Constitute Interference with FMLA Leave
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Disclosure of medical confidential information can result in a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) interference claim, even when the employer does not


Will The NLRB’s Protection of Unacceptable Conduct Last?
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2017

It’s ironic, isn’t it? While the EEOC could find an employer liable for tolerating racist or sexist remarks by employees, the NLRB has repeatedly


Workplace Violence Policy and Prevention Program Is a Smart Start
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

Recent news reports of active shooter situations provide a stark reminder: employers, regardless of size or industry, should have an action plan for


LGBT Rights Up in the Air
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2017

Changes that may impact LGBT rights in the workplace have employers spinning. This week’s news about the Trump administration’s rescission of federal


States may step into void created by demise of DOL’s overtime rule
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

Since the Department of Labor announced the new overtime rule last May, we have been closely following its rocky implementation in a series of posts