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January 4, 2012

U.S. Department of Labor Releases Fact Sheet on Retaliation under FLSA

The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has issued three new fact sheets on unlawful retaliation.

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January 4, 2012

Obama Makes Three Recess Appointments to the NLRB

On January 4, 2012, President Obama announced his intention to make three recess appointments to the

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January 3, 2012

California Supreme Court Finds the "Administrative/ Production Worker Dichotomy" Not Dispositive in Determining Insurance Claims Adjusters Exempt

In a long-awaited decision, the California Supreme Court unanimously gave California employers a holiday

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December 30, 2011

California Labor Commissioner Issues New Labor Code Section 2810.5 Disclosure Template Notice and FAQs

UPDATE: On the morning of January 3, 2012, the Labor Commissioner changed the FAQs on this notice requirement

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December 30, 2011

New Puerto Rico Treasury Department Guidance on Issuance of Favorable Determination Letters for Qualified Plans

By Employee Benefits Practice Group The Puerto Rico Treasury Department (“PR Treasury”) recently

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December 30, 2011

Fourth Circuit Finds Maryland's Wage Payment and Collection Law Not A Fundamental Public Policy

On December 23, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Kunda v. C.R. Bard, Inc. held

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December 30, 2011

California's New Wage Disclosure Notice and the Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2011

UPDATE: On January 3, 2012, the Labor Commissioner changed the FAQs on this notice requirement to clarify

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December 29, 2011

NLRB Revises Representation Case Handling Procedures for Two-Member Board

Anticipating the loss of a quorum next week, the National Labor Relations Board has issued a final rule

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December 29, 2011

Two More FLSA Collective Actions Against Hospitals Decertified

Two more cases have been added to the growing list of FLSA collective actions against large healthcare

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December 29, 2011

New York Presbyterian Hospital and Nurses Agreement Continues Health Benefits Unchanged Despite Contrary Arbitration Decision

In what a spokesperson for the New York State Nurses Association (“NYSNA” or union) called a model

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