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The increased cost of tax (non) compliance and the new Trade Preferences Extension Act
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

On June 29, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015. Neatly tucked away in the "Offsets" provision of the


In Fresenius, the NLRB admits it was wrong . . . sort of!
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On June 24, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a new decision involving allegations that an employer had unlawfully discharged an


The people have spoken, and it’s time to start smokin’. . . or just say no
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

It's July 1, 2015, and Oregon law now allows adults to lawfully use marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes. Many employers have already


Your Rx for complying with California’s newly effective paid sick leave law
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, which Governor Jerry Brown signed on September 10, 2014, goes into effect today, July 1, 2015


Indiana wage law amendments become effective on July 1, 2015
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Two significant changes to Indiana's wage laws will become effective on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. First, liquidated damages will no longer be


NLRB moves to assert jurisdiction over religious educational institutions
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

Before December of 2014, religious colleges and universities could generally assume that under the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB


The Obama administration’s proposed “labor violation” reporting duties present challenges for federal contractors
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

President Obama's July 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order 13673 mandates that federal contracting agencies collect information


The same-sex marriage ruling: key employment law take-aways
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States answered the two questions it posed in the consolidated same-sex case, Obergefell v. Hodges


Rhode Island raises minimum wage again: now $9.60 per hour
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

On June 22, 2015, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed into law another increase to the state's minimum wage. This marks the fourth straight


Massachusetts Attorney General issues final earned sick leave regulations with substantial revisions
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

The July 1, 2015 effective date of the Massachusetts earned sick leave law is looming. In summary, the new law provides that employers of 11 or more