January
23
Podcast

Big Data Insights with LegalZoom’s General Counsel

In this Big Data Podcast, Dr. Zev Eigen, Littler’s Global Director of Data Analytics is joined…
  • Littler Big Data Initiative

January
23
ASAP

New Administration Orders Freeze of Pending Regulations, Takes Aim at the Affordable Care Act

One of the first acts of the new Administration on Inauguration Day was to issue a memorandum putting the brakes—at least temporarily—on federal regulations that have not yet taken effect, and to release an executive order regarding the ACA.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Employee Benefits

January
20
Insight

Dear Littler: Can A Boss Fire Someone for Off-Duty Political Activities?

I saw one of my employees on the local news the other night participating in a political rally. We try to maintain a tension-free workplace. Can I discipline him for this conduct, or institute a policy prohibiting this kind of behavior?
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Labor Management Relations

January
20
ASAP

Critical Filing Dates for FY 2018 H-1B Cap

Employers that wish to sponsor H-1B workers for Fiscal Year 2018 can begin filing petitions on April 1, 2017, for a start date of October 1, 2017.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

January
19
Insight

Inclement Weather FAQs: Who Gets Pay for a Snow Day?

As winter progresses, employers may find themselves monitoring the weather and wondering how to handle numerous operational headaches.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • ComplianceHR

January
17
ASAP

Employers Must Use the New Form I-9 Starting January 22, 2017

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) rolled out a new Form I-9 in November 2016. Starting January 22, 2017, all employers must use the new Form I-9.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

January
17
Insight

The U.S. Issues a National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

On December 16, 2016, the United States launched a National Action Plan (the “U.S. NAP”) on Responsible Business Conduct.
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Ethics, Compliance and Investigations
  • Government Contractors

January
13
ASAP

Supreme Court Will Review Three Cases Involving the Lawfulness of Class and Collective Action Waivers

On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases involving the lawfulness of class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Class Actions
  • Labor Management Relations

January
12
ASAP

Venezuela Announces New Minimum Wage and Meal Benefit Increases

On January 9, 2017, Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro announced a 50% increase in the monthly minimum wage for the private and public sectors, effective January 1, 2017.
  • International Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour

January
12
ASAP

Venezuela anuncia el aumento del salario mínimo

En Gaceta Oficial N° 41.070, de fecha 9 de enero de 2017, fue publicado el aumento del cincuenta por ciento (50%) sobre el salario mínimo mensual para los trabajadores que presten servicio en los sectores público y privado.
  • International Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour

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