Sep
21
2018
ASAP

German Labour Court Decision Forcing Employers to Reexamine Their Employment Contracts

It is rare for the highest German labour court to issue a decision that will require employers to take immediate action with respect to their employment contracts. On September 18, 2018, however, the Federal Labour Court issued such a ruling.

Sep
21
2018
ASAP

New York City Law Requiring Employers to Engage in a "Cooperative Dialogue" for Accommodation Requests Takes Effect October 15, 2018

The New York City Council passed a bill on December 19, 2017 that has flown under the radar even though it will have profound consequences for employers that operate in New York City.

Sep
20
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Do We Have to Accommodate A Religious Objection to the Flu Shot?

I work in a health care setting. A nurse is refusing to get the flu shot based on her supposed religious beliefs. Do we need to accommodate her?

Sep
20
2018
ASAP

Gender Pay Gap Reporting Crosses the Irish Sea

The Irish parliament (the Oireachtas) recently passed a bill to bring gender pay gap reporting to Ireland.

Sep
19
2018
ASAP

Full 9th Circuit Approves "20% Rule" for Tipped Employees

On September 18, 2018, the Ninth Circuit held that the DOL guidance on tip credits is entitled to deference, meaning that the 20% Rule is alive and well, at least in the Ninth Circuit.

Sep
19
2018
Insight

What do Menopause, Castes, Copyrights, and Scottish Independence Have in Common? All Have Been Recently Put to the Test Under UK's Equality Law

Human resources teams in the UK regularly deal with issues that relate to possible discrimination under the Equality Act 2010, the law that codifies various anti-discrimination regulations for employers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Sep
17
2018
ASAP

USCIS Developments on the Discretion Afforded Adjudicators, and H-1B Premium Processing

In recent weeks, several notable policy changes have taken place concerning the adjudication of immigration petitions by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Sep
17
2018
Insight

Fourth Quarter 2018 Workplace Privacy Update

2018 has so far been a year that will long live in the memory of workplace privacy lawyers.

Sep
17
2018
ASAP

A More Modern Approach to OFCCP's Functional Affirmative Action Programs?

OFCCP recently issued a directive—which is open to public comment—revising its policies and procedures for requesting and maintaining FAAP agreements.

Sep
17
2018
ASAP

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