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New York City Enacts Predictable Scheduling Law

USA - June 27 2017 On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation regulating employee schedules in the retail industry. The new “predictable…

The Unanswered Question: Do “Call-In” Schedules Trigger California Reporting Time Pay Obligations?

USA - June 26 2017 On June 8, 2017, plaintiffs Mayra Casas and Julio Fernandez (“Plaintiffs”) filed an unopposed motion seeking approval of a $12 million settlement…

Do You Have At Least 20 Employees in California?

USA - June 14 2017 Currently, if you are an employer with 50 or more employees within 75 miles, you are required, under the federal Family and Medical Act (FMLA) and the…

Donald Trump’s Labor Secretary Revokes Obama-Era DOL Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Guidance

USA - June 7 2017 On June 7, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is withdrawing two major pieces of…

Part IV of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Coaches and Colleges

USA - June 6 2017 This is the fourth article in a continuing series, “The Restricting Covenant.” It discusses the concept of protectable “playbooks” in restrictive…

Challenge to Philadelphia Pay History Ordinance Dismissed, But Ordinance’s Future Remains In Doubt

USA - June 5 2017 Last week, District Court Judge Mitchell Goldberg granted the City of Philadelphia’s Motion to Dismiss the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s lawsuit…

Bill Strengthens Enforcement Powers of Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations

USA - May 12 2017 Philadelphia is poised to strengthen the enforcement powers of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (“PCHR”), the City’s primary civil…

Part III of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Recipes and Restaurants

USA - May 4 2017 This is the third article in a continuing series, “The Restricting Covenant.” In restrictive covenant cases, a company’s trade secrets are sometimes…

California Cracks Down on Employers’ Use of Criminal Background Information

USA - May 1 2017 California employers using employees’ criminal convictions to make employment-related decisions should be aware of the recent flurry of new…

Breaking Down the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order

USA - April 28 2017 On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order stating that “it shall be the policy of the executive branch to buy American and hire…