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February
14
ASAP

What are the Short- and Long-Term Employment Law Implications of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's Death?

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's unexpected death has left many wondering: what happens next?
  • Workplace Policy Institute

February
12
ASAP

Retaliation and Disability Charges are on the Rise, According to EEOC Litigation and Charge Statistics for FY 2015

The number of charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is once again climbing, according to newly released litigation and enforcement statistics for FY 2015.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

February
11
ASAP

EEOC’s Proposed (Anti) Retaliation Guidance: Is Your Whistleblower Response System Ready?

The EEOC’s January 21, 2016 “Draft Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues” continues the pattern of governmental agencies probing deeply into whistleblower programs.
  • Ethics, Compliance and Investigations
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

February
10
ASAP

IRS Provides Welcome Guidance on Mid-Year Amendments to Safe Harbor 401(k) Plans

The IRS recently issued Notice 2016-16, which permits most mid-year amendments to safe harbor 401(k) plans.
  • Employee Benefits

February
8
ASAP

Certain Illinois Employers Now Required to Post Human Trafficking Helpline

A new Illinois state law requires certain employers to post notices informing employees and other members of the public of a helpline to assist any person who is subject to human trafficking.
  • International Employment Law
  • Ethics, Compliance and Investigations
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

February
4
ASAP

EU Privacy Regulators: Newly Announced "Privacy Shield" Not A Safe Harbor Yet

In response to the announcement of a "Privacy Shield" to replace the invalidated U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework for cross-border data transfers, the EU's Working Party has expressed reservations and provided limited guidance for U.S. multinationals.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • International Employment Law

February
3
ASAP

Puerto Rico Supreme Court: Failure to Provide Safe, Private and Hygienic Area for Breastfeeding in the Workplace May Violate Working Mother’s Constitutional Right to Privacy

The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico recently held that every employer in Puerto Rico must provide a safe, private, and hygienic place for working nursing mothers to extract breast milk during the nursing period as provided under Act No. 427-2000, as amended.
  • International Employment Law
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

February
3
ASAP

EU and US Beat the Clock With Their Announcement of the "Privacy Shield" a/k/a Safe Harbor 2.0

In a long-awaited and much-anticipated announcement, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission (the “Commission”) declared on February 2, 2016, that they had struck a deal on a new cross-border data transfer framework.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • International Employment Law

February
1
ASAP

Gambling in the Workplace is Anything But a Safe Bet

With the Super Bowl and March Madness approaching, what are the workplace implications of sports betting and office pools?
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Ethics, Compliance and Investigations

January
29
ASAP

The Zika Virus: Frequently Asked Questions for Employers

The Zika virus is receiving significant press coverage, including reports that it may cause birth defects if pregnant women are exposed--what should employers know about the virus?
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

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