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District court judge vacates DOL’s modified definition of “companionship services”
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

Just over three weeks after vacating a regulation barring third party employers from claiming the companionship exemption for minimum wage and


Take 5: views you can use: key issues facing places of public accommodation at the 25th anniversary of the ADA
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

With all of the presents, decorations, and champagne now firmly in the rearview mirror, January is a time customarily spent reflecting on the year


Two takeaways from the Supreme Court’s whistleblower decision in Dep’t of Homeland Security v. MacLean
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean. Maclean was a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee


Five employment law pitfalls start-ups should avoid
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

The common denominator for all start-ups whether your start-up has $50 or $500 million in its coffers is its people. As they grow beyond founders


D.C. Circuit reinstates FMLA claim even though Plaintiff’s leave request was granted
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

Client service is paramount in the hospitality industry, and frequent or extended leaves of absences by employees may make providing the same level


D.C. Department of Employment Services issues template for notice to employees required by the Wage Theft Prevention Act and provides other guidance
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

As we reported last week (see the Act Now Advisory titled "District of Columbia Wage Theft Prevention Act Takes Effect February 26, 2015; Recent


Chicago approves ordinance to increase the minimum wage
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

The Chicago City Council has approved an ordinance ("Ordinance") to increase the City's minimum wage to $10 per hour on July 1, 2015, with successive


Supreme court holds that time spent in security screening is not compensable time
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

In order to prevent employee theft, some employers require their employees to undergo security screenings before leaving the employers’ facilities


The first Illinois Appellate Court decision to address Fifield’s “two years of employmentconsideration rule” strictly adheres to it
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

Readers of this blog know that in the summer of 2013, long held beliefs about the required consideration for a restrictive covenant under Illinois


Employer posting requirements under New Jersey law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

The year 2014 saw a growing number of municipal laws in New Jersey mandating paid sick leave, with corresponding mandatory posting requirements for