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Employment law counseling & training tip of the month
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

Now is the time of year when many employers look forward to the arrival of winterspring interns or volunteers, often students, but not infrequently


Raising wages by tightening the white-collar overtime exemptionsthe President’s initiative
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, President Obama gave a short press conference and signed a Presidential Memorandum aimed at "updating and modernizing"


Joint standards proposed for assessing diversity policies and practices of Dodd-Frank covered entities
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2013

Last month the six federal agencies ("Agencies") that are subject to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010


Supreme Court's DOMA decision affects employers' obligations under the FMLA
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2013

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal law that defined "marriage" as a legal union between one man and one woman


New York City expressly requires reasonable accommodation of pregnant employees, adds notice obligations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2013

On October 2, 2013, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed Int. No. 974-2012A to amend the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) by expanding


Background check guidance from the FTC and EEOC
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2014

On March 10, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") jointly issued two short guides on


New York Court of Appeals approves warrantless GPS tracking of government employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

On June 27, 2013, a divided New York Court of Appeals held in Cunningham v. New York State Dept. Of Labor, that the state can use GPS tracking to


Release of 2012 Advice Memo pulls together principles applied by the NLRB in evaluating employer social media policies
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2013

A 2012 Advice Memo from the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB") General Counsel was publicly released two weeks ago in response to a Freedom of


Eleventh Circuit rules on FLSA “nursing mothers” provision
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2013

On December 26, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued the first decision by a federal Court of Appeals concerning the provisions


Supreme Court’s Sandifer decision is not just about changing clothes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2014

In Sandifer et al. V. United States Steel Corp., a unanimous Supreme Court clarified the meaning of "changing clothes" found in Section 203(o) of the