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August 15, 2019

EEOC Provides Guidance on EEO-1 Filing for Non-Binary Employees

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released guidance in an FAQ to employers as to how they should report non-binary employees on Form EEO-1.

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August 15, 2019

Navigating New Jersey’s Aggressive New Wage Theft Law

This podcast addresses steps an employer can take in light of sweeping amendments to New Jersey’s wage and hour laws.

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August 13, 2019

Illinois’ New #MeToo-Inspired Law Creates Sweeping Employer Obligations

In line with recently passed legislation in New York and California, Illinois’ legislature rallied to create a bill that would help increase employee protections by combating discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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August 13, 2019

AB 5 Update: California Senate Committee “Suspends” Discussion, For Now

With the resumption of the current legislative session on August 12, 2019, the a California Senate Committee briefly considered AB 5, the legislature’s purported solution to the California Supreme Court's opinion in Dynamex v. Superior Court.

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August 12, 2019

National Labor Relations Board Proposes Rulemaking Concerning Certain Union Representation Processes

On August 9, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing three amendments to its representation election regulations.

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August 12, 2019

Minneapolis Follows the State’s Lead and Enacts its Own Wage Theft Ordinance

On August 8, 2019, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed the Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance, creating new requirements for Minneapolis employers and giving the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights enforcement power.

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August 12, 2019

Circuit Courts Grapple With the Permanence of Retiree Health Benefits Under Collective Bargaining Agreements

On August 7, 2019, the Second Circuit handed down the latest decision in a series of cases across the country on a company’s obligation to provide lifetime health care to retirees.

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August 12, 2019

New Jersey Adds Sharp Teeth, and Employer Notice Duty, to Wage and Hour Law

New Jersey recently enacted its Wage Theft Law, transforming the state’s wage and hour laws into one of the most robust in the country. The law substantially expands the civil and criminal recourse available for nonpayment of wages and retaliation.

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August 12, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Courts Continue to Recognize Intermediate Category of Worker

Recent case law on the distinction between an employee and independent contractor for wrongful dismissal purposes would suggest that even if the court does not find the individual to be an employee, it might nonetheless apply an intermediate status.

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August 12, 2019

Rhode Island Joins the New England Trend with a Law Placing Substantial Limitations on Noncompete Agreements

Rhode Island has followed the recent trend of its neighboring states—including Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire—by enacting a law that largely prohibits employers from entering into noncompete agreements with their employees.

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