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New Sexual Harassment Laws for New York Now In Effect

USA - October 16 2018 With the continued rise of the #MeToo movement, New York has taken the reigns as one of the leaders in combating sexual harassment in the workplace…

The Shifting Sands of the Joint Employer Test

USA - October 2 2018 The National Labor Relations Board is signaling yet another change to the joint employer test in its recent issuance of a new proposed rule. The Board…

Falling Unemployment Rates for Disabled Adults May Signal More Labor Market Growth

USA - September 27 2018 On September 7, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics announced the most recent employment numbers for the United States. As…

Increases in Government Immigration Worksite Enforcement Actions Put Employers on High Alert

USA - September 25 2018 Since the federal government vowed to take strong measures against employers and unauthorized foreign workers under the “Buy American Hire American”…

Signs Signs, Everywhere a Sign: States Require Updated Employment Law Postings

USA - August 21 2018 Employers are well aware of the requirement to post various notices from the EEOC, DOL, and other acronym-bearing state and federal agencies…

California Supreme Court Kicks Off Game of “Capture The Time” and Employers Scramble to Keep Up

USA - August 1 2018 A recent ruling by the California Supreme Court could have lasting consequences for timekeeping practices and the payment of wages for hourly…

Trends and Takeaways from the Annual Immigration Law Conference

USA - June 19 2018 Last week, I attended the annual American Immigration Lawyers Association Conference in San Francisco with 3,500+ others from all over the country…

SCOTUS Permits Employee Arbitration Clauses That Forbid Class Actions

USA - June 5 2018 On May 21, 2018, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held that employers can force employees into individual arbitration and avoid class action lawsuits…

Recent Developments in Pay Equity: Real Reactions, Not Just Headlines

USA - May 29 2018 Pay equity is a hot topic - and not just in employment and HR circles. Both inside and outside of the courts, the issue has gained national attention…

The Latest and Greatest Developments in Immigration Law

USA - April 24 2018 About one year ago, President Trump signed the “Buy American Hire American” (BAHA) Executive Order to “create higher wages and employment rates for…