On July 22, 2019, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued its second Opinion Letter since November 30, 2018, when Directive 2019-03 announced the agency’s intent to begin delivering such guidance to the contractor community.
The Nevada Legislature had a busy 80th session in 2019, enacting a vast array of new laws affecting employers. This article briefly discusses several key developments that are in effect or will become effective in the State of Nevada.
Last week, on the heels of the Supreme Court’s recent pro-arbitration pronouncements, the Eighth Circuit issued a reminder that, although agreements to arbitrate are favored under the law, arbitration agreements must still be contracts.
The World Health Organization has recently declared a global health emergency due to an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The WHO hopes to raise awareness and increase resources for the global response.
After the recent resignation of Alex Acosta, President Trump has announced his intent to nominate Eugene Scalia—son of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia—as Secretary of the Department of Labor.
On July 18, 2019, voting largely along party lines, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would increase the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour to $15.00 an hour by 2025.
The NY Legislature recently approved changes to state law addressing prohibited retaliation in employment to provide additional protections for employees regarding their citizenship or immigration status.