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January
10
ASAP

Kentucky Enacts Right-to-Work Law

Over the weekend, Kentucky lawmakers passed a right-to-work bill, which was promptly signed by Governor Matt Bevin. The new law took immediate effect, making Kentucky the 27th state in the nation and the last state in the South to adopt such a measure.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

January
6
ASAP

Department of Labor's Exit Memorandum Calls for Changes to Address Gig Economy Employment

According to the DOL, the “largest question” for the incoming administration will be how to “embrace innovation” as part of the changing nature of work, while ensuring a level of workforce protections for participants in the on-demand economy.
  • Workplace Policy Institute

December
16
ASAP

What Can We Expect From California's Upcoming 2017-2018 Legislative Session?

With the dust still settling from last month's unprecedented presidential election, California’s politicians have not stood still. In partisan terms, the election results in California could not be more different from that of the rest of the U.S.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

December
9
ASAP

Restaurant and Business Leader Andy Puzder Picked to Lead the DOL

President-elect Donald Trump has formally named Andy Puzder as his choice to be the next Secretary of Labor.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

November
23
ASAP

Federal Court Blocks New Overtime Rule

On November 22, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the DOL's new rule re-defining which employees are exempt from overtime.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Littler Xmpt Toolkit

November
18
ASAP

EEOC Performance and Accountability Report Shows Increase in Charge Filings for FY 2016

On November 15, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published its annual Performance and Accountability Report (PAR), revealing an increase in charge activity for FY 2016.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

November
16
ASAP

Court Permanently Blocks DOL's Persuader Rule

To the relief of many employers that rely on third parties to provide labor advice and services, a Texas federal court has permanently blocked a rule that would have required them to make certain disclosures about their consultants to the DOL.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Workplace Policy Institute

November
7
ASAP

Montgomery County, Maryland Sick and Safe Leave Law Amended to Permit Use for Birth, Adoption, Foster Care, and Bonding

Effective immediately, employers in Montgomery County, Maryland must allow eligible employees in the County to use up to 56 hours of paid sick and safe leave for birth, adoption, foster care, or bonding with the employee’s child.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

November
7
ASAP

New York City to Pass Protections for Freelance Workers

On October 27, 2016, the New York City Council approved a bill that would establish protections for freelance workers.
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers
  • Workplace Policy Institute

October
27
ASAP

Littler’s Zev Eigen Speaks on Use of Big Data in Employment Decisions at NYU Law School Conference on AI, People Analytics, & Employment Law

The panelists, including EEOC Chair Jenny Yang, discussed the implications of using predictive algorithms to inform employment decisions.
  • Littler Big Data Initiative
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation
  • Workplace Policy Institute

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