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DOL’s recent guidance on the “economic realities” test and effects on independent contractor misclassification in the energy industry
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

Paying hot-shot drivers by the load or mile? Contracting out repair work to vehicles or machinery? Are individuals who regularly perform work


Another one bites the dust: Missouri court refuses to enforce arbitration agreement due to unilateral and retroactive modification clause
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

Arbitration agreements have been a roller coaster for Missouri employers. Recently, in State ex rel. Hewitt v. Kerr, the Missouri Supreme Court


New York Wage Board recommends minimum wage of $15 per hour for fast food workers
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

As we previously reported, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently appointed a Wage Board to make recommendations on increasing the minimum wage


The first 100 days of ambush elections: impact on the retail and hospitality sectors
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented its "ambush" or "quickie" election rules on April 14, 2015. An analysis of available NLRB data


“Common sense” shows the value of a well-written dissent: Southern New England Telephone Company v. NLRB
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

It must be frustrating to be in the minority of an administrative adjudicatory body and to constantly be forced to write dissenting opinions, as was


New York bill follows California’s lead to recognize professional cheerleaders as employees
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

It's officialprofessional cheerleaders are now recognized as employees under California law. On July 15, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown


Quest for “living wage” results in minimum wage increases in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

After months of heated debate, Kansas City, Missouri’s City Council voted to incrementally increase the minimum wage in Kansas City, Missouri over


Miners & marijuana
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

As in other industries, mining companies must contend with employees and contractors using or being under the influence of illegal drugs in the


Here we go againthe Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

For the fourth time since the Upper Big Branch coal mine explosion in April 2010, a Congressional bill proposes to further amend the Federal Mine


New York City enacts “ban the box” legislation
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

As we previously reported, the New York City Council recently passed the Fair Chance Act (Intro No. 318-A, 2014) thatamong other requirementsprevents employers from inquiring about job