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July
22
ASAP

German Employee's Dismissal at U.S. Regulator's Behest Ruled Invalid

On July 13, 2016, the Frankfurt Higher Labor Court held the dismissal of an employee in response to demands by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) was invalid.
  • International Employment Law
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

July
15
ASAP

New York City Expands Law Governing Displaced Building Service Workers

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed a bill amending the New York City Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act, significantly expanding its coverage.
  • Business Restructuring
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Labor Management Relations

July
8
ASAP

DOL Rule Imposes Significant Increases in Penalties for Employee Benefit Plan Violations

On June 30, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued an interim final rule that significantly increases various penalties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”).
  • Employee Benefits
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

July
1
ASAP

New DOL "White Collar" Overtime Exemptions Rule to be Put on Hold in Puerto Rico Under PROMESA

On June 30, 2016, President Obama signed the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (S. 2328), commonly known as “PROMESA.”
  • Wage and Hour
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

June
30
ASAP

Fifth Circuit Declines to Broaden Permitted Deduction of Credit Card Fees from Tips

The Fifth Circuit recently ruled that an employer may not deduct more than the actual credit card fees associated with liquidated credit card tips for employees without compromising the tip credit taken by the employer against the employee’s wages.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

June
30
ASAP

OSHA Penalties Increase by 78.156% Effective August 1, 2016

OSHA's new interim final rule will raise citation penalties for the first time in 25 years.
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

June
30
ASAP

D.C. Circuit Affirms NLRB’s Order to Employer to Reimburse All of Union's Bargaining Expenses as Remedy for Unfair Labor Practices

The D.C. Circuit affirmed the NLRB’s order that two companies reimburse the union's bargaining expenses as an appropriate remedial measure for having engaged in bad faith bargaining.
  • Labor Management Relations

June
27
ASAP

Texas District Court Issues Nationwide Injunction Blocking the Department of Labor’s Persuader Rule

On June 27, 2016, the District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction enjoining the DOL's Persuader Rule.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Workplace Policy Institute

June
23
ASAP

Costa Rica: Aumento Salarial Aprobado para el Sector Privado para el Segundo Semestre 2016

El 15 de junio del 2016, el Consejo Nacional de Salarios aprobó un aumento al salario mínimo de 0.5%, correspondiente al segundo semestre del 2016 para los empleados del sector privado, excepto para las trabajadoras domésticas cuyo aumento es de 2%.
  • International Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour

June
23
ASAP

Costa Rica: Salary Increase Approved for the Private Sector for Second Semester of 2016

Effective July 1, 2017, Costa Rica’s National Wages Council (“Consejo Nacional de Salarios”) approved a 0.5% increase to the minimum wage for all private sector employees, except for domestic workers whose salaries will be increased by 2%.
  • International Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour

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