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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


New York Court of Appeals permits 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


New York State takes aim at independent contractors in the construction industry
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2010

On June 28, 2010, the New York State Legislature passed the New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act (the "Act") aimed at correcting the misclassification of employees in the construction industry


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


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


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


City Council expands New York City Earned Sick Time Act
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

Yesterday, the New York City Council passed an amendment to the New York City Earned Sick Time Act (the "Act") expanding its coverage in several


Philadelphia issues new pregnancy & employment rights notice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2014

Philadelphia recently amended its fair employment practices ordinance to expand protection for employees against discrimination based on pregnancy


Proposed revisions to FLSA companionship exemption create new headaches for employers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

On December 27, the United States Department of Labor (the "DOL") proposed amended regulations which would, if ultimately enacted, dramatically alter the wage and hour landscape for domestic companions