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November 8, 2019

Nevada Labor Commissioner Issues Advisory Opinions Clarifying Mandatory PTO Law

The Nevada Labor Commissioner issued two advisory opinions concerning Senate Bill (SB) 312, which, effective January 1, 2020, requires private employers with 50 or more employees in Nevada to provide paid leave that employees can use for any reason.

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November 7, 2019

Recent and Upcoming Changes to Oregon Pregnancy & Childbirth Accommodations Laws

Women with children are the fastest-growing segment of the workforce. Against that backdrop, the Oregon legislature recently enacted two new laws, changing and clarifying the rules governing pregnancy and childbirth accommodations.

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November 7, 2019

Keep Calm and Carry On: Covering Striking Workers in the UK

A question often asked by employers in the UK that are facing a strike is whether they can engage agency workers to cover for those who are taking part in the strike. While that approach would be unlawful, other options are available.

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November 7, 2019

Navigating Change and Building a Workforce for Tomorrow

Natalie Pierce, co-chair of Littler's Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Automation practice group, and Debra Kadner, machine learning expert and cofounder of Eskalera, discuss the framework for helping employers build their workforces for the future.

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November 6, 2019

IRS Publishes 401(K) Contribution Limit Increases for 2020

On November 6, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for the 2020 tax year.

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November 6, 2019

Veterans Day: Going Beyond Giving a Day Off

As Veterans Day approaches, employers are reminded that some states support giving veterans the day off, while others allow other specialized leave time for military service.

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November 5, 2019

FMCSA-Regulated Employers Take Note: Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Implementation Quickly Approaching

On January 6, 2020, nearly 8 years after the enactment of a law directing the FMCSA to identify and track commercial drivers who violate its drug and alcohol testing program, a Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse will launch.

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November 5, 2019

United Nations Takes Another Step in Developing a Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Since it was established in 2014, a United Nations Inter-Governmental Working Group has met annually to develop a multilateral treaty to attempt to hold businesses legally accountable for harms that may be related to their global operations.

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November 5, 2019

The 60-Day Countdown to Compliance

The U.S. Department of Labor's Final Rule changing the "white collar" overtime…

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November 4, 2019

President Trump Issues Executive Order Loosening Constraints on Federal Government Contractors’ Workforce Options

Government contractors received a treat for Halloween, as President Trump issued an Executive Order designed to ease the burden on successor contractors to federal service contracts and “to promote economy and efficiency in Federal Government procurement.

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