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Labor & Employment Law Perspectives Blog

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Buyer Beware: I-9 Compliance in Mergers and Acquisitions

USA - January 29 2018 With a new tax law and a booming American economy, mergers and acquisitions will occur at a busy pace in 2018. In a prior post, we explained some of…

Paid Sick Leave Laws are Sweeping the Country: Are You in Compliance?

USA - January 29 2018 Paid sick leave, like paid family leave, is one example of an employment law issue where states are acting without waiting for the federal government…

Non-competes for Existing Employees May Require Additional Consideration

USA - January 22 2018 It is not uncommon for employers to ask existing employees to sign non-compete agreements. For example, new management may want to tighten up a…

The Department of Labor Restores Bush Era Opinion Letters

USA - January 22 2018 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is turning back the clock in a move that it believes will provide clarity for employers who seek to comply with the…

Tax Reform and Employee Benefits - What You Need to Know Now

USA - January 8 2018 As you have probably heard by now, the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Tax Reform Act) made significant changes to the Internal Revenue…

More on the Trump NLRB and What it Means for Employers

USA - January 8 2018 In recent weeks we have commented on the spate of new pro-employer decisions from the National Labor Relations Board (the Board). These decisions…

Trump NLRB Reverses Rule on 'Micro-Units,' Continues Overhaul of Obama-Era Rulings

USA - January 2 2018 As we discussed last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been working hard during the holiday season to reverse landmark decisions…

When Is A Seemingly Exempt Employee Not Truly Exempt?

USA - January 2 2018 Exemption rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are complicated and can often be frustrating for employers. Determining which employees in a…

NLRB Reverses Obama-Era Joint Employer Test

USA - December 26 2017 Over the course of one afternoon, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued two significant decisions that together overturned several of the…

NLRB Delivers Holiday Gift to Employers in the Form of New Standard for Workplace Civility Rules

USA - December 26 2017 As explained in this companion article, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) gave employers an early holiday gift with its reversal of the…