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New FCRA Form for Pre-Employment Background Checks Starts Sept. 21

USA - September 20 2018 Employers who routinely use third party credit reporting agencies for pre-employment background screening have a new requirement due to recent changes...


Finality at Last: Supreme Court Overrules NLRB’s Controversial Policy Against Employee Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

USA - May 21 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court has officially put the kibosh on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) policy of declaring as unlawful employee-signed...

Robert W. Sikkel, Anthony Glenn, John T.L. Koenig, Teresa L. Jakubowski, Scott Witlin, William A. Nolan, Janilyn Brouwer Daub, Peter A. Morse, Jr., Kenneth J. Yerkes, David B. Ritter.


California Supreme Court Ruling to Give More Workers Employee Status

USA - May 1 2018 On April 30, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion effectively expanding the number of workers that will be deemed as employees for purposes...

Robert W. Sikkel, John T.L. Koenig, Teresa L. Jakubowski, Scott Witlin, William A. Nolan, Janilyn Brouwer Daub, Peter A. Morse, Jr., Kenneth J. Yerkes, David B. Ritter.


DOL Issues New Opinion Letters on Wage and Hour Issues - Compensability of Health-Related Rest Breaks

USA - April 18 2018 The DOL recently issued three new Wage and Hour opinion letters on its website giving employers additional guidance on compensation for travel time...


Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers: Supreme Court Holds Internal Complaints are Not Enough

USA - February 28 2018 Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court held in the Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers case that the definition of a “whistleblower” under the Dodd-Frank...