A persistent misunderstanding is that it is impossible for employers to dismiss works councils members. As recently clarified by the Sub-District Court of North Holland, termination is certainly possible.
On Thursday, January 24, 2019, the New Jersey Assembly Labor Committee approved a bill (A 15) that, if passed by the legislature, would incrementally raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour for most workers by 2024.
A recent federal court decision opened the door for employers to recruit and hire candidates who are either recent graduates or have limited work experience without risking liability for certain claims of age discrimination.
On January 23, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released proposed regulations clarifying the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under the new Massachusetts Family and Medical Leave Law.
The Supreme Court recently countered its recent wave of opinions favoring arbitration, unanimously holding that Section 1 of the FAA excludes from its coverage interstate truck drivers even if they are independent contractors and not employees.