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EEOC Guidance on Retaliation: An Unprecedented Interpretation of Federal EEO Law
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2016

This next installment of our ongoing series takes a closer look into the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Proposed Enforcement


DOL Issues New Guidelines on Joint Employment
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

The past few weeks have brought us a flurry of activity from federal agencies poised to re-shape the employment landscape, from upending traditional


Recent NLRB Work Rule Decision Strikes Down Another Commonly Promulgated Policy
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

Issuing yet another blow to commonly promulgated workplace rules, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) struck down a Whole Foods Market policy


NLRB expands joint-employer standard: exercising direct control no longer required
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") overturned decades-old precedent by vastly expanding its definition of "joint employer," upending


New year, new Rules, new union-avoidance strategies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

The National Labor Relations Board topped off 2014 with several jabs to employers, including its recent decision in Purple Communications, where the


NLRB passes quickie election rules
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

As expected, the National Labor Relations Board again adopted new Rules for union representation cases, significantly reducing the period between the


NLRB: employees may usurp employer email systems for non-work-related communications
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

In its long-awaited decision in Purple Communications, Inc., the National Labor Relations Board valued employees' communication rights over employer


Holiday pay - what are your minimum legal requirements?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • France, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 8 2014

In the United Kingdom, all workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid annual leave each year. A worker is either an employee or someone who contracts to


Tis the season: spruce up your electronic-use policies in time for Cyber Monday
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2014

As employees return to work the Monday after Thanksgiving, their minds (and electronic devices) may be focused on sales rather than work. Although


Passed-ballot initiatives present a jumble of state and local changes for employers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2014

The big news on Election Night 2014 was, of course, the Republican Wave and that party's takeover of the Senate majority, as well as many governors'