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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 13 Jun 2013

New York Department of Labor releases proposed wage deduction regulations

As we detailed in a previous blog post (available here), in September 2012, Governor Cuomo signed into law new legislation which permits employers to

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 29 Apr 2013

Playing cards with a government that stacks the deck - D.C. District Court radically expands the "Christian doctrine" to subcontracts

On March 30, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision imposing certain socio-economic contract requirements on

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 13 Feb 2013

Spring cleaning and the H-1B visa cap

With comprehensive immigration reform on the horizon and the economy rebounding, the number of H-1B visa filings for foreign temporary professional

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 14 Jan 2013

New Jersey Department of Labor proposes rules regarding recently enacted gender equity poster law

On January 7, 2013, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development ("the Department") published proposed rules to implement a bill that

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 5 Mar 2012

OFCCP may impose explicit goals for federal contractors' hiring of individuals with disabilities

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.

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 2 Nov 2011

Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board interprets term "adverse action" under SOX more expansively than it is interpreted under Title VII

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.

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 20 Sep 2011

U.S. Department of Labor to reconsider proposed regulation impacting ESOP appraisers

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

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 13 Sep 2011

Ninth Circuit attempts to clarify learned professional exemption's educational requirement

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.

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 2 Sep 2011

NLRB requires employers to post unionization rights notice

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”).

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 6 Apr 2011

The New York State Department of Labor issues guidelines, instructions, FAQ's and model notices for the Wage Theft Prevention Act

On April 9, the Wage Theft Prevention Act ("WTPA") will officially take effect.