On July 8, 2022, the D.C. Circuit held that the assumptions used by a multiemployer defined benefit pension plan in calculating the amount of withdrawal liability owed by an exiting employer must reflect the actual and projected experience of the plan.
A Michigan judge has held that the state legislature violated the Michigan Constitution in 2018 when, during a lame-duck session, it overhauled revisions to Michigan’s minimum wage and tip law and newly created paid sick and safe time law.
Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Labor and Human Resources has issued Opinion No. 2022-02, which provides the methodology for employers to self-classify as a microenterprises, small or medium businesses under Act 62-2014.
On June 20, 2022, Puerto Rico’s governor approved Act 41-2022, which includes a series of amendments to Puerto Rico’s Act 4-2017, better known as the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act (LTFA), and other employment legislation.
Earlier this year, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law S.812B/A.2035B, which amended the New York State Human Rights Law to require the establishment of a state-wide, toll-free, confidential hotline for complaints of workplace sexual harassment.
The NLRB recently adopted an administrative law judge’s decision that a carpenters’ union did not unlawfully lay off two employees who raised concerns about safe working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new Rhode Island statute prohibits employers of tipped employees from retaining employee tips, creates new requirements for tip pools, and sets requirements for deductions from tips for credit card processing.
Colorado’s Department of Labor and Employment has published a revised version of its Interpretive Notice & Formal Opinion (INFO) #6B regarding the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act, the state’s paid sick leave law that first took effect in 2020.