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House Armed Services Committee Adopts Amendment To 2017 National Defense Authorization Act Exempting Defense Contractors From Compliance With The Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

On April 28, 2016 the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee adopted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (the


DOL Issues Guidance Regarding Interaction Between Affordable Care Act And Fringe Benefit Requirements Under Service Contract, Davis Bacon And Related Acts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

The Davis Bacon Act and the Davis Bacon Related Acts (collectively “DBRA”) and the Service Contract Act (“SCA”) impose additional obligations related


The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 - Key Takeaways
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

The Senate and House passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) on April 11 and April 27, 2016, respectively. President Obama previously


IRS Confirms California “Waiting Time Penalties” Are Not Wages For Federal Income Tax Purposes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

A recent IRS information letter confirms that "waiting time penalties" paid under California law are not wages for federal income tax withholding


Utah Law Requiring Employers to Provide Reasonable Accommodations Related to Pregnancy and Breastfeeding to Take Effect May 10, 2016
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

Utah recently passed a new law, which will be effective May 10, 2016, designed to provide additional workplace protections to employees who are


SOX Whistleblower Receives $250,000 Award Related to State Wage Act Complaints
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2016

The ARB recently concluded that a former program manager was entitled to recover more than $250,000 in back pay and benefits under Section 806 of SOX


San Francisco Approves City Ordinance Providing For Fully Paid Parental Leave
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2016

In yet another recent development on the hot topic of paid family leave, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved local


Eighth Circuit Holds That Obesity That Is Not Caused By an Underlying Physiological Condition Is Not a Covered “Impairment” Under the ADA
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

In Morriss v. BNSF Railway Company, the Eighth Circuit recently held that obesity that is not caused by an underlying physiological condition is not


California Raises Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour and Increases Minimum Salary for Exempt Employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2016

On April 4, 2016, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 3, which will increase California's minimum wage annually, reaching $15 per hour for employers


Chicago Task Force Proposes 5 Days Of Paid Sick Leave For Employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2016

Poised to join the increasing number of cities that require paid sick leave, the Working Families Task Force (commissioned by Chicago Mayor Rahm