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Obama orders federal contractors to provide mandatory paid sick leave
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2015

President Obama used Labor Day 2015 to send a strong signal about his domestic priorities, signing an Executive Order which will require federal


Timekeeping for exempt employees
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Should an employer keep records of the time worked by employees who qualify for a federal Fair Labor Standards Act minimum-wage andor overtime


Supreme Court (sort of) allows courts to review EEOC mediation efforts
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

Today, the Supreme Court unanimously held that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's statutory duty to conciliate to remedy a Title VII


Healthcare employer lands in patient-privacy predicament
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

Healthcare providers are required by law to maintain the privacy of most patient information, and there are good business reasons for medical


Will your no-smoking policy get vaporized?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

Wondering what your employee is smoking in the break room, likely in violation of your "no-smoking" policy? Chances are it is an electronic smoking


Massachusetts AG issues proposed regulations concerning earned sick time
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters passed a ballot initiative requiring that all employees be entitled to earn and use up to 40 hours of


New California law expands retaliation coverage
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

On July 16, 2015, Governor Brown signed into law AB 987, amending the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to reflect what many already


The evolving definition of joint employers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

The National Labor Relations Board and various union-backed organizations are ratcheting up efforts aimed at changing the landscape of who qualifies


Federal contractors to be burdened with additional disclosure requirements if government has its say
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

The U.S. Labor Department (DOL) and three federal agencies (the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration and NASA) recently issued


Independent contractor misclassification: the hidden trap of outsourcing
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

It's a beguiling option. Companies that classify workers as independent contractors receive a number of benefits, including elimination of payroll