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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

October
25
ASAP

A Win for Federal Contractors, Court Temporarily Enjoins Enforcement of Key "Blacklisting" Rule Provisions

On October 24, 2016, a U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction against implementation of major and contentious provisions of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces or "blacklisting" Executive Order.
  • Government Contractors
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

October
18
ASAP

EEOC's New Strategic Enforcement Plan Takes Aim at Gig Economy, Other Emerging Workforce Issues

On October 17, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for fiscal years 2017–2021, setting out its priorities and strategies for the near term.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Workplace Policy Institute

October
14
ASAP

Littler’s Marko Mrkonich Testifies at EEOC Meeting on Implications of Big Data in Employment

The EEOC panel discussed the use of data analytics in hiring, performance management, retention and other employment decisions.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Littler Big Data Initiative

October
5
ASAP

NLRB General Counsel Wants More Clarity and Employee Protection for Intermittent Strikes

On October 3, 2016, the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) for the National Labor Relations Board asked the NLRB to clarify and broaden the protection afforded employees who engage in intermittent and partial strikes.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Workplace Policy Institute

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