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Employment Law Spotlight Blog

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State Court Asked to ‘Weigh In’ on Whether Obesity Constitutes an Impairment Under Anti-Discrimination Law

USA - October 16 2018 On Sept. 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals certified to the Washington Supreme Court the question of whether obesity qualifies as an…

Employers Speak Out on Proposed Changes to FLSA Overtime Rule

USA - October 10 2018 On Sept. 14, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) conducted a fourth public listening session on proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act…

What Is the State of Joint Employment?

USA - October 7 2018 Each January, the President gives a State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress. Throughout the speech, as the President touts his…

New York State Sexual Harassment Guidance Finalized

USA - October 2 2018 On Oct. 1, 2018, the state of New York released final guidance on the anti-sexual harassment measures that were passed in the 2018-2019 New…

New York Attorney General’s Office Reaches Another Settlement Over Non-Competes

USA - September 25 2018 Last week, the Office of the New York Attorney General (NYAG’s Office) reached a settlement with WeWork, a New York City-based company that provides…

In the Recent Flurry of New Laws, Don’t Forget Salary History Bans

USA - September 18 2018 As the year winds down and many employers scramble to ensure that they are on top of the many new laws that have been passed/enacted in the past year…

New York State Issues Guidance for Compliance with New Sexual Harassment Law

USA - August 28 2018 Earlier this year, Gov. Cuomo signed into law the 2018-2019 New York State Budget, which included new requirements for both private and government…

Lessons Learned From the EEOC’s First Parental Leave Lawsuit

USA - August 20 2018 In the U.S., many employers’ parental-leave programs prioritize birth mothers and offer limited benefits to fathers, adoptive parents, foster parents…

Massachusetts Enacts Comprehensive Paid Family and Medical Leave and Sets Sights on $15 Minimum Wage

USA - July 19 2018 On June 28, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a comprehensive bill requiring employers in the state to provide workers with paid family and…

Have Your FMLA Forms Expired?

USA - July 16 2018 As many of you know by now, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) maintains model forms to help employers meet the notice requirements under the Family…