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Department of Labor Publishes a Final Rule Establishing Paid Sick Leave Requirements for Federal Contractors

USA - October 4 2016 On September 30, 2016, the United States Department of Labor, implementing Executive Order 13706, published its final rule establishing paid sick…

S. Wesley Butler, Drew Kifner, Susan W. Pangborn, Diane L. Prucino

EEOC Issues Updated Guidance on Workplace Retaliation

USA - September 1 2016 On August 25, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued updated guidance on workplace retaliation issues. The EEOC enforces…

Kathleen Dodd Barton, S. Wesley Butler, Thomas H. Christopher, Susan W. Pangborn

OFCCP Updates Sex Discrimination Guidelines for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors

USA - June 15 2016 On June 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) announced its final rule updating the…

Noelle A. Abastillas, S. Wesley Butler, James F. Bogan III, Susan W. Pangborn

OSHA’s New Final Rule on Reporting Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses May Have Far-Reaching Consequences for Employers

USA - May 16 2016 On May 11, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued a new final rule governing the tracking and reporting of workplace…

John W. Alden, Flora Manship, Susan W. Pangborn

California Becomes the First State to Adopt a $15 Minimum Wage; New York Is Likely to Be the Second

USA - April 4 2016 California has become the first state to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour state-wide. The $15 minimum wage rate will go into effect after a…

Thomas H. Christopher, Drew Kifner, Susan W. Pangborn