Jan
3
2019
Insight

“Charting” a Course for the New Year: A Summary of California’s Expanded Employer Training Duties

To help employers grapple with enhanced training obligations in the Golden State, this article and the accompanying chart summarize the primary anti-harassment and human trafficking awareness training duties.

Jan
3
2019
ASAP

Under WARN, and Beyond? Massachusetts High Court Holds That Failure To Pay A “Back Pay” Award Does Not Give Rise To Wage Act Liability

In a recent case, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that back pay damages awarded under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act are not wages under the state Wage Act, curtailing claims for individual liability.

Jan
2
2019
Podcast

After the Ball Drops, What’s New in California?

A review of the wide-sweeping legislative changes affecting California employers in 2019.

Jan
2
2019
WPI Report

WPI State of the States: The New Year Brings a Clean Legislative Slate

While the partial shutdown has kept Congress at an impasse, it should be business as usual at the state and local levels in January. It is a safe bet that many of the 2018 issues that served as midterm election talking points will reemerge.

Jan
2
2019
ASAP

D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Partially Upholds Obama-Era Joint Employment Standard

On December 28, 2018, a divided Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld portions of an Obama-era standard for determining “joint employer” status under the National Labor Relations Act, sending the case back to the National Labor Relations Board.

Dec
31
2018
WPI Report

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage, Tip and Overtime Developments (December Edition)

Time on 2018 has just about run out, so without delay, here are the developments impacting the minimum wage, tips, and overtime that occurred in 2018’s final month.

Dec
31
2018
ASAP

New Immigration Policy Program Seeks to Restructure Mexico's National Institute of Migration

On December 19, 2018, Mexico's Secretary of Interior and the Commissioner of the National Institute of Migration announced the “Migration Policy Program 2018-2024.”

Dec
31
2018
ASAP

Nueva política migratoria sobre restructuración del Instituto Nacional de Migración (INM).

El pasado 19 de diciembre de 2018, Olga Sánchez Cordero, Secretaria de Gobernación, en conjunto con el Comisionado del Instituto Nacional de Migración (INM).

Dec
28
2018
Insight

New Year’s Resolution: Developing a Universal Paid Sick & Safe Time Policy

Developing a paid sick and safe time policy that complies universally – or even with two laws – has become increasingly challenging. Without fail, each new law seems to contain one provision that could hinder establishment of uniform practices.

Dec
27
2018
ASAP

Se confirman Salarios Mínimos y Áreas Geográficas

El 26 de diciembre de 2018, la Comisión Nacional de Salarios Mínimos (CONASAMI) publicó en el Diario Oficial de la Federación la resolución por medio de la cual se establecen los salarios mínimos generales y profesionales que estarán vigentes a partir del

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