Jun
19
2018
Podcast

California’s Pay History Ban: Common Questions; Practical Suggestions

In this podcast, Bruce Sarchet and Corinn Jackson, both with Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute, consider the compliance twists and turns of California’s salary history ban, which took effect on January 1, 2018.
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jun
19
2018
ASAP

Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury Issues Guidance on the Federal Employee Retention Benefit for Certain Employers Affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

The Puerto Rico Treasury has issued guidance on a new employee retention benefit available to employers affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
  • Employment Taxes
  • Employee Benefits
  • International Employment Law

Jun
19
2018
Insight

Enforcing Civility: The Board's New Boeing Standard Influences a Range of Policies Promoting Positive Workplaces for Employers and Employees

A recent NLRB decision does not merely approve rules prohibiting workplace rudeness or requiring courtesy as a general matter; it also reflects a new perspective on rules such as those regulating coworker harassment, disparagement, and cooperation.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Jun
18
2018
WPI Report

The Future Is Now: Workforce Opportunities And The Coming TIDE

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics will generate unprecedented opportunities and challenges for employers and workers.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation

Jun
14
2018
ASAP

New Arizona Laws Address Data Breaches and Hiring Ex-Offenders

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed HB 2154 and HB 2311 into law, both taking effect on August 3, 2018.
  • Background Checks
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jun
14
2018
Insight

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Proposes Amendments to the State's White Collar Exemption Regulations

On June 12, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry submitted a proposed rulemaking package that would update the Executive, Administrative and Professional exemptions to state minimum wage and overtime requirements.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jun
12
2018
Podcast

Effective Sexual Harassment Training in the #MeToo Era

Yesterday’s anti-harassment training won’t cut it in the #MeToo era. Employers must take…
  • Littler Learning Group
  • Training - Compliance, Ethics, Leadership

Jun
12
2018
Insight

July Is the New January: From Salary History to Data Security Breaches, New State and Local Laws Are Set to Take Effect Soon

State laws and local ordinances routinely take effect after the first of the year. This article discusses key labor and employment laws and ordinances that will become operative during the latter half of 2018.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Jun
11
2018
ASAP

NLRB General Counsel Issues Guidance Regarding Handbook Rules

On June 6, 2018, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued a lengthy 20-page Memorandum (GC 18-04) providing detailed guidance regarding enforcement of “Handbook Rules Post-Boeing.”
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jun
11
2018
Littler Report

The Implications of Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court: California's Adoption of the ABC Test for Purposes of the Wage Orders

The California Supreme Court’s adoption of a strict ABC test for purposes of the wage orders is likely to cause significant problems for California businesses that use independent contractors.
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers
  • Wage and Hour

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