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Mar
28
2018
ASAP

New Jersey Governor Expected to Sign Expansive Equal Pay Bill

On March 26, 2018, the New Jersey legislature enacted amendments to existing statutes substantially expanding pay equity protections for New Jersey employees and giving rise to significant compliance and defense burdens for New Jersey employers.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
28
2018
ASAP

USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions

On March 21, 2018, USCIS announced that it will again temporarily suspend Premium Processing for all Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 cap-subject H-1B petitions.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Mar
27
2018
ASAP

Still "Open for Business" – New Wisconsin Legislation to Preempt Most Local Employment Ordinances

Wisconsin is about to join the list of over a dozen states that have taken action to preempt local governments from passing labor and employment ordinances.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Wage and Hour

Mar
21
2018
ASAP

Ontario, Canada May Soon See Regulations Addressing Temporary Help Agencies' Liability for Workplace Injuries

A proposed amendment to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (the “WSIA”) that would expand workplace liability for injuries to temporary employees, might soon receive renewed attention.
  • International Employment Law
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers

Mar
21
2018
ASAP

Puerto Rico Governor Announces Proposed Plan to Revamp the Labor Force

On March 21, 2018, the Governor of Puerto Rico announced his “Initiative to Reform the Labor Force,” with the express goal of increasing the employment rate.
  • International Employment Law
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Employee Benefits

Mar
16
2018
ASAP

A Uniform Standard of Review in ERISA Benefit Denial Cases: The Fifth Circuit Overrules Itself to Fall in Line with Other Courts

With its en banc decision in Ariana v. Humana Health Plan of Texas, the Fifth Circuit reconsidered the standard of review in an ERISA denial of benefits case.
  • ERISA and Benefit Plan Litigation

Mar
15
2018
ASAP

Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies the Statute of Limitations under the Colorado Wage Act, Closing the Door on Stale Claims

The Colorado Supreme Court recently clarified the applicable statute of limitations for wage claims in the State of Colorado.
  • Wage and Hour

Mar
15
2018
ASAP

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Sets Standard to Apply the Successor Liability Doctrine

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court recently issued an Opinion in the case of Roldán Flores v. M. Cuebas, in which it addressed again the requirements for applying the “successor liability doctrine.”
  • Business Restructuring
  • International Employment Law

Mar
14
2018
ASAP

New OFCCP Directive on Predetermination Notices Makes it Easier for Contractors to Understand and Address OFCCP Audit Concerns

OFCCP has announced a new Directive providing that it will no longer issue final findings of a violation before first issuing a Predetermination Notice (PDN) and considering the contractor’s response.
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Government Contractors
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Mar
13
2018
ASAP

New Mexico Supreme Court Rejects a Heightened Evidentiary Burden on a Plaintiff in a Reverse Race Discrimination Case

In Garcia v. Hatch Valley Public Schools, the New Mexico Supreme Court recently examined whether a plaintiff has a relatively heightened evidentiary burden in proving a reverse discrimination claim brought under the New Mexico Human Rights Act.
  • Discrimination and Harassment

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