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May
18
ASAP

U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Final Rule on FLSA Overtime Regulations

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor published its Final Rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations regarding the executive, administrative and professional exemptions.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

May
23
ASAP

Key Legislation Emerging from the 2016 Maryland General Assembly Session and Local Ordinances to Remember

Maryland's 2016 General Assembly session has now adjourned. Maryland employers should be aware of several new laws addressing equal pay, veterans hiring and promotion preferences, and retirement savings.
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Employee Benefits

May
19
ASAP

Application of New DOL Overtime Rule to Puerto Rico

Although on May 18, 2016, the DOL issued its final rule revising the "white collar" overtime exemptions, it remains to be seen if and when the rule will apply to employees in Puerto Rico.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

May
19
ASAP

Final Blacklisting and Contractor Paid Sick Leave Rules Slated for Late Summer Publication, According to Spring Regulatory Agenda

The spring edition of the semi-annual list of federal agency rulemaking activity indicates that a few remaining controversial rules will be issued in the coming months.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Government Contractors

May
16
ASAP

California Legislative Update

The California legislature has reached the midpoint of its 2016 legislative session. The Governor has signed four bills of significance to California private sector employers.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

May
12
ASAP

Littler Principal Tammy McCutchen Highlights the Flaws in the DOL's Proposed Overtime Rules to Senate Small Business Committee

With publication of the DOL's final overtime rule imminent, Littler Principal Tammy McCutchen testified before a Senate Subcommittee about how the proposed changes will disproportionately and negatively impact small businesses and nonprofit entities.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Wage and Hour
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

May
10
ASAP

EEOC Weighs in on Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation

On May 9, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a resource document addressing the rights of employees with disabilities who seek leave as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Workplace Policy Institute

April
15
ASAP

Equal Pay Efforts Falter at the Federal Level, Gain Traction Elsewhere

Earlier this week, Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) attempted to force passage of two pay-related bills. The promotion of rival legislation was likely a symbolic nod to Equal Pay Day, commemorated on April 12.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

April
6
ASAP

DHS Issues STEM OPT Final Rule

The DHS recently issued its long-awaited F–1 nonimmigrant student visa regulations on optional practical training for certain students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics from U.S. institutions of higher education.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

April
5
ASAP

IRS Requests Comments on New Compliance Questions in Form 5500

The IRS is inviting comments on several new compliance questions contained in the 2015 IRS Form 5500/5500-SF, the annual report filed by retirement plans with the DOL and the IRS.
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Taxes
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

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