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Jan
17
2018
Insight

Maryland Becomes the Latest State to Require Paid Sick and Safe Leave

On January 12, 2018, the Maryland legislature overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s (R) 2017 veto of the Healthy Working Families Act, enacting legislation that requires Maryland businesses to provide covered employees with sick and safe leave.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jan
10
2018
Insight

Massachusetts High Court Rules that Investors and Board Members are not Personally Liable for Unpaid Wages Under State Law

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently held that individuals acting as board members and investors cannot be held personally liable under the Massachusetts Payment of Wages Law for a company’s failure to pay wages.
  • Wage and Hour

Jan
9
2018
Insight

Recent Illinois Appellate Court Ruling Could End The Recent Flood Of Class Action Lawsuits Against Employers Under Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act

An Illinois court has held that to state a claim under the IL Biometric Information Privacy Act, a plaintiff must allege more than a mere failure to comply with BIPA’s requirements to provide notice and obtain consent before collecting biometric data.
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Jan
9
2018
Insight

Lawmakers Take Aim: Will #MeToo Curb Nondisclosure or Arbitration Agreements?

In the wake of #MeToo, federal and state lawmakers are searching for new ways to complement existing antidiscrimination laws and help eliminate harassment.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Jan
8
2018
Insight

Ringing in 2018 with New Ban-The-Box Laws

Over the past few years, employers have come to expect new ban-the-box laws, and 2018 is no exception: one state law was amended and one new local law was enacted.
  • Background Checks

Jan
4
2018
Insight

Back to the Future: California Employment Bills Likely to Resurface in 2018

With the next legislative session in California underway as of January 3, 2018, this article sneaks a peek at several bills that may see further consideration.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Wage and Hour

Dec
26
2017
Insight

DOT Tackles the Opioid Crisis: Agency Issues Guidance on Regulations Adding Semi-Synthetic Opioids to Testing Panel

Effective January 1, 2018, employers with employees subject to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s drug-testing regulations will face new and broader testing obligations.
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Dec
21
2017
Insight

The EEOC Continues to Press Litigation Under Title VII Concerning Employer Criminal Records Checks

An Illinois federal judge has largely denied an employer's attempt to force the EEOC to provide additional evidence in support of its claim that the employer’s background check policy disparately excluded African-American workers from employment.
  • Background Checks
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Dec
21
2017
Insight

Another Federal Court Holds Home Health Aides in NY are NOT Necessarily Entitled to Pay for Every Hour of a 24-Hour Shift, but that the DOL's Home Care Rule Took Effect on January 1, 2015

A recent federal court decision has added to the confusion surrounding the application of the U.S. Department of Labor's "home care" overtime rule and New York's "13-hour" rule regarding compensable work hours for certain home care aides.
  • Healthcare
  • Wage and Hour

Dec
19
2017
Insight

What's Appropriate: The NLRB Overturns Specialty Healthcare

As part of the NLRB's spate of recent decisions reversing Obama-era Board precedent, the Board has overturned Specialty Healthcare, reinstating its prior standard for determining the appropriateness of a petitioned-for bargaining unit.
  • Labor Management Relations

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