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New Louisiana Laws Will Impact Employers

USA - July 21 2016 In recent months, the Louisiana Legislature has passed several bills that have been signed into law, which will affect Louisiana employers. These new…

Andrew P. Burnside, Jennifer L. Englander, Hal D. Ungar.

LGBT Antidiscrimination Provisions to Apply to Louisiana Contractors on July 1

USA - June 30 2016 Government contractors in Louisiana should take note of the upcoming effective date of the state's recently-signed antidiscrimination law. In April…

Andrew P. Burnside.

Per diems and the regular rate of pay: what to know for your overtime calculation

USA - November 5 2015 The United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma in Sharp v. CGG Land (U.S.) Inc., No. 14-cv-0614 (October 19, 2015), recently…

Andrew P. Burnside.

New “Living Wage Ordinance” for New Orleans city contractors goes into effect on January 1, 2016

USA - August 24 2015 On August 17, 2015, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed a new ordinance that will require all city contractors to pay a minimum wage of $10.55 per…

Tread carefully when implementing a reduction in force

USA - February 10 2015 With recent price drops in the oil and gas industry it is likely that reductions in force (RIFs) are looming on the horizon. But employers need to…