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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


Independent contractor or employee: DOL’s latest guidance on employee status
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance on determining whether a worker is an independent contractor in the form of an


Employees now have greater rights to work overtime in Wisconsin
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 15 2015

According to a Wisconsin state law, employers are required to provide a consecutive 24-hour rest period every 7 days for employees in factory and


Should employers be allowed to count nondiscretionary bonuses toward the FLSA’s minimum salary threshold? The DOL wants your comments
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

As we reported last week in "A Call to Action: The Comment Period on the new Proposed Overtime Regulations Begins," employers have a limited window


New 2015-2016 employment laws for Oregon businesses
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

The 2015 Oregon legislature has adjourned, but not before handing Oregon businesses a number of significant new employment laws. Below is a brief


Restroom rightsthe new challenge for Texas employers
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

Time was when an employer’s only preoccupation with restrooms was whether the cleaning crew was keeping them stocked with soap, towels, and


Employees permitted to openly discuss wages in Connecticut
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

On July 2, 2015, Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law Public Act No. 15-196, entitled An Act Concerning Pay Equity and Fairness (the Act). The


City of Chicago increases minimum wage
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

Effective January 1, 2015, the City of Chicago increased the minimum wage within its city limits to $10.00 per hour worked for non-tipped employees


California Governor signs paid sick leave amendmenteffective immediately
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

California Governor Brown signed legislation on July 13, 2015 that aims to clarify and improve California’s new paid sick leave law that requires