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President Obama issues Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces (Order), requiring prospective federal contractors to


Not lovin’ it: NLRB General Counsel authorizes complaints against McDonald’s as a joint employer with franchisees
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

On July 29, 2014, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board), Richard Griffin, authorized NLRB Regional Directors to


New York State's medical marijuana law gives workplace anti-discrimination protection
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

On July 7, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo publicly signed into law New York State's first marijuana legalization lawthe Compassionate Care Act


Illinois employers take note: new law to limit when job applicant's criminal record may be considered
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

On July 19, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a statute that limits when an employer may inquire about and consider a job applicant's


NLRB General Counsel to name McDonald’s as joint employer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard Griffin has reportedly determined that McDonald's, USA, LLC will be named as a "joint


SEC brings first enforcement action under Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection provisions
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

In the first such action brought under its Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation enforcement power, the SEC entered into a settlement order with Paradigm


There are many ways to milk a cow and not all are protected trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

A consultant of a company entered into a consulting agreement with a competitor. The scope of his consultancy of the first company involved


Government contractors now prohibited from LGBT discrimination
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

Beginning immediately, federal government contractors are prohibited from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity in the


Twists and turns for Texas' health care employers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

Texans are a unique bunch. This goes beyond the loud, boisterous and larger than life caricature that comes to most people's minds. Not everyone


An employer’s liability under the FLSA can be high
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

Timekeeping software that automatically deducts meal break time from employee paychecks can be problematic for employers. This is because employees