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August
31
ASAP

New Non-Compete Law Regarding Low-Wage Workers Passes in Illinois

A new law in Illinois prohibits non-governmental employers from entering into “covenants not to compete” with “low-wage employees.”
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets

August
30
ASAP

Germany: Court Holds Payment and Amount of Discretionary Bonuses are Subject to Judicial Review

On August 3, 2016, Germany's Federal Labor Court ruled that while the payment of employee bonuses and their amounts are at the discretion of the employer, they are subject to full judicial review.
  • International Employment Law

August
30
ASAP

When and Where Can the "Line" Be Drawn? NLRB Considers When Off-Duty Employees May Picket a Hospital Employer

The National Labor Relations Board recently addressed hospital employers’ ability to prohibit picketing by off-duty employees on their own premises.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Healthcare

August
24
ASAP

Agencies Release Final Rule on “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order

On August 24, 2016, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (FAR Council) released the final rule implementing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (EO),
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Government Contractors
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance

August
23
ASAP

Ninth Circuit Finds Arbitration Agreement That Required Employees to Bring Claims in “Separate Proceedings” Illegal Under the NLRA

The Ninth Circuit has held that an arbitration agreement that required employees to bring claims in “separate proceedings”, thereby prohibiting class and collective actions, violated the employees’ right to engage in concerted activity under the NLRA.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Class Actions

August
17
ASAP

Reducing Redundancy: Colorado Repeals its State-Specific Employment Verification Requirement

Effective August 10, 2016, Colorado has eliminated the requirement that employers collect and retain state employment verification forms for each new hire.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

August
16
ASAP

San Diego Sick Leave Amendments: Cure for or Cause of Employer Ills?

San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance has been amended less than two months after its July 11, 2016 effective date.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

August
12
ASAP

Fifth Circuit Overturns $226,000 Fine Imposed on a Staffing Company for Completing Section 2 of Form I-9 Remotely

The Fifth Circuit found that a Minnesota staffing company was not liable for a $226,000 fine it received when it completed Section 2 in Minnesota after reviewing copies of the Form I-9 documents presented by new hires located in El Paso, Texas
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

August
12
ASAP

Fines for I-9 and Other Immigration Violations Have Increased as of August 1, 2016

Federal agencies have increased the civil fines for employers that commit immigration-related offenses, such as unfair employment or discrimination practices, H-1B and H-2B program violations, and Form I-9 and E-VERIFY violations.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

August
10
ASAP

Seattle Ballot Initiative Targets Hotel Industry

Seattle Initiative 124 would impose new and significant health and safety, healthcare, and hiring requirements on the City’s hotel industry.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Staffing and Contingent Workers

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