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Mar
21
2018
ASAP

Puerto Rico Governor Announces Proposed Plan to Revamp the Labor Force

On March 21, 2018, the Governor of Puerto Rico announced his “Initiative to Reform the Labor Force,” with the express goal of increasing the employment rate.
  • International Employment Law
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Employee Benefits

Mar
16
2018
ASAP

A Uniform Standard of Review in ERISA Benefit Denial Cases: The Fifth Circuit Overrules Itself to Fall in Line with Other Courts

With its en banc decision in Ariana v. Humana Health Plan of Texas, the Fifth Circuit reconsidered the standard of review in an ERISA denial of benefits case.
  • ERISA and Benefit Plan Litigation

Mar
15
2018
ASAP

Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies the Statute of Limitations under the Colorado Wage Act, Closing the Door on Stale Claims

The Colorado Supreme Court recently clarified the applicable statute of limitations for wage claims in the State of Colorado.
  • Wage and Hour

Mar
15
2018
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Puerto Rico Supreme Court Sets Standard to Apply the Successor Liability Doctrine

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently issued an Opinion in the case of Roldán Flores v. M. Cuebas, in which it addressed again the requirements for applying the “successor liability doctrine.”
  • Business Restructuring
  • International Employment Law

Mar
14
2018
ASAP

New OFCCP Directive on Predetermination Notices Makes it Easier for Contractors to Understand and Address OFCCP Audit Concerns

OFCCP has announced a new Directive providing that it will no longer issue final findings of a violation before first issuing a Predetermination Notice (PDN) and considering the contractor’s response.
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Government Contractors
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Mar
13
2018
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New Mexico Supreme Court Rejects a Heightened Evidentiary Burden on a Plaintiff in a Reverse Race Discrimination Case

In Garcia v. Hatch Valley Public Schools, the New Mexico Supreme Court recently examined whether a plaintiff has a relatively heightened evidentiary burden in proving a reverse discrimination claim brought under the New Mexico Human Rights Act.
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Mar
12
2018
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DOJ Challenges California Law Placing Restrictions on Employers' Ability to Allow ICE into the Workplace

The DOJ has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act, among other laws designed to limit the extent state law enforcement and prisons may cooperate with the ICE.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
9
2018
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Ontario, Canada Introduces New Legislation Banning Compensation Questions

In an effort to combat gender discrimination and increase transparency during the hiring process, the Ontario government has introduced The Pay Transparency Act.
  • International Employment Law
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Mar
7
2018
ASAP

DOL Launches Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program to Promote Self-Reporting and Early Resolution of Wage and Hour Claims

On March 6, 2018, the U.S Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division announced its new Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) program.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
7
2018
ASAP

IRS Reduces Family HSA Contribution Limit For 2018

On March 5, 2018, the IRS reduced from $6,900 to $6,850 the maximum amount an individual with family coverage may contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA) for the 2018 calendar year.
  • Employee Benefits

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