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Unemployment laws have new teeth under the Integrity Act: are you ready?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2013

In 2011, President Obama signed the Unemployment Insurance Integrity Act (the "Act") as part of the enactment of the Trade Adjustment Assistance


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


New York's Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights takes effect
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2010

On November 29, 2010, New York's Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights law becomes effective


DOL, IRS, and 11 states enter agreement to work together against misclassification
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2011

On September 19, 2011, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) signed a memorandum of understanding to improve the agencies' coordination of efforts to combat employee misclassification, recoup wrongfully withheld payroll taxes, identify workers entitled to overtime, and better improve compliance and education


Social media roundup
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2014

Rhode Island, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma are the latest states to provide prospective andor current employees with increased social


Latest criminal background check developments affect San Francisco, Illinois, and Alabama employers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

Employers should be aware of the following developments across the country before running a criminal background check: San Francisco's new "ban the


New York City issues new pregnancy & employment rights notice in English, foreign language versions to follow
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

Earlier this month, Proskauer issued a client alert on the latest amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law, which expands the protections


New Massachusetts law entitles employees to domestic violence leave
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

On August 8, 2014, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a far-reaching Act designed to combat the problems of domestic violence


New "ban the box" developments in Baltimore, Rochester, and Minnesota
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2014

Criminal background checks and a desire to increase employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated continue to be a hot topic in state and


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"