On April 11, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin signed into law HB 1173, rolling back the provisions of the Virginia Overtime Wage Act and realigning Virginia’s overtime obligations and exemptions with those of the federal FLSA.
The Minnesota Supreme Court recently reaffirmed the use of the familiar McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting framework to analyze Minnesota retaliation claims, despite the ask by the plaintiff-appellant and amici to abolish using that framework.
The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently held that when a plaintiff prevails in a discrimination lawsuit, any award of back pay must be reduced by any income earned from other means before applying the double penalty provided by local laws.
Employers located in countries that are signatories to the Hague Convention should be concerned if they are improperly served through a United States subsidiary and the attempted service is not compliant with the Hague Convention.
As part of a trend in California, SB 331 broadly limits the use of non-disclosure provisions in various types of employment agreements, including settlement and separation agreements. It takes effect on January 1, 2022.
California is at it again – adopting a host of new labor and employment laws that will further regulate and complicate business operations in the Golden State. This article briefly summarizes the new laws, most of which take effect on January 1, 2022.
Late last month, the Florida Supreme Court codified into Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.280(h) the “apex doctrine” and declared the doctrine applies with equal force to high-ranking corporate and government officials.
In a special session that ended on July 19, 2021, the Maine legislature enacted several new laws that will significantly impact almost all employers in the Pine Tree state. This article briefly summarizes key measures considered this session.