Insight
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December 13, 2019

Labor Department Clears the Way for Employee Perks

On December 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued revised regulations clarifying when employers need not pay overtime on perks.

Insight
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December 13, 2019

Employers in the Netherlands Can Save on their UI Premiums by Changing Contract Types

Starting January 1, 2020, the new Dutch Balanced Labor Market Act (Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans, WAB) will enter into force.

Podcast
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December 13, 2019

Cross-Border Internal Investigations: How Headquarters Can Investigate Allegations or Suspicions of Wrongdoing Around the World

Donald Dowling offers an approach, and strategies, for conducting an internal investigation overseas.

ASAP
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December 12, 2019

Washington State Radically Increases Minimum Salary, Fee and Hourly Rates for White Collar Overtime Exemptions

On December 11, 2019, the Washington Department of Labor & Industries announced its final rule amending Washington State’s white collar overtime exemption regulations.

ASAP
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December 10, 2019

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Releases FY 2019 “Top 10” List

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its top 10 most frequently cited violations for Fiscal Year 2019.

Podcast
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December 9, 2019

Rethinking Training – Bystander Intervention and Diversity & Inclusion Sessions

Asha Santos, Shareholder in Littler’s Boston office, explains the purpose of bystander intervention training and the value of diversity and inclusion sessions in today's workplace.

Dear Littler
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December 9, 2019

Dear Littler: Can We Still Maintain Hairstyle and Personal Grooming Policies?

Our handbook restricts employees on the sales floor from wearing facial piercings, visible tattoos, long beards and dreadlocks. We’ve heard that new laws prohibit “hairstyle discrimination” and restrict dress codes. Can we still maintain our look?

ASAP
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December 9, 2019

National and State Trade Groups Sue to Strike Down California “Anti-Arbitration” Law

On Friday, December 6, 2019, a coalition of national and state trade associations filed suit in California federal court seeking to strike down the state’s recently enacted “anti-arbitration” law, A.B. 51.

ASAP
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December 6, 2019

“Medical Necessity” Isn’t Well-Defined Unless It Is Well-Defined

A U.S. District Court in Connecticut recently issued an order that highlights the importance of understanding exactly what the term “medically necessary” means in an ERISA health plan.

Insight
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December 4, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Recent Developments in the Asia Pacific Region

Littler’s International Employment Law Practice Group includes experienced practitioners who help employers solve local and multinational legal issues across borders. Here, we shine a light on burgeoning legal developments in several Asia Pacific nations.

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