As we detailed in a previous blog post (available here), in September 2012, Governor Cuomo signed into law new legislation which permits employers to
On March 30, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision imposing certain socio-economic contract requirements on
With comprehensive immigration reform on the horizon and the economy rebounding, the number of H-1B visa filings for foreign temporary professional
On January 7, 2013, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development ("the Department") published proposed rules to implement a bill that
Following a trend by the Federal government to liberalize anti-discrimination laws in favor of employees, the Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has proposed regulations that would require employers who wish to keep their contracts (and subcontracts) with the Federal government to attempt to maintain a workforce where 7 of employees are individuals with disabilities.
The Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (“ARB”) recently held that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”) provides greater protections to whistleblowers than Title VII provides to covered employees.
On September 19, 2011, the Employee Benefits Security Administration ("EBSA") of the Department of Labor ("DOL") announced it would reconsider and re-propose its regulation that would have included ESOP appraisers in the definition of "fiduciary " for ERISA purposes
Last week, the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in Solis v. State of Washington, Department of Social and Health Services, wherein it attempted to clarify the learned professional exemption's "specialized intellectual instruction" requirement.
On August 25, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) issued a final rule which, effective November 14, 2011, will require employers to post an NLRB-issued notice detailing employees’ unionization rights under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”).
On April 9, the Wage Theft Prevention Act ("WTPA") will officially take effect.