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February 1, 2012

Santa Fe Local Ordinance Sets Country's Highest Minimum Wage Requirement

On March 1, 2012 the minimum wage for employers in Santa Fe, New Mexico will increase to $10.29 per hour.

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January 31, 2012

A Moving Target: The California DLSE Modifies Again Its FAQs on California's New Wage Notice Required for Hourly Employees

On January 23, 2012, the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) announced on its website1

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January 31, 2012

Agencies Outline Plans for Issuing Rules under Affordable Care Act

On January 20, 2012 various federal agencies released their regulatory agendas for the coming year.

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January 31, 2012

Workers' Compensation Immunity for Texas Staffing Customer Affirmed – With a Surprising and Troublesome Twist

A recent opinion of the Supreme Court of Texas raises important considerations for the management of

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January 31, 2012

Employees Must Be Given Clear, Actual Notice of FMLA Policies

Ambiguity and confusion can be costly. In Thom v. American Standard, Inc., the Sixth Circuit Court of

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January 30, 2012

NLRB Chairman Says He Will Push For Additional Election Rule Changes

In keeping with information published as part of the National Labor Relations Board’s unified agenda

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January 30, 2012

DOL Releases Proposed Rule Implementing FMLA Amendments Expanding Leave Entitlement for Military Caregivers and Flight Crew Members

The Department of Labor has released a proposed rule (pdf) that implements the Family and Medical Leave

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January 30, 2012

Is Rounding of Employee Time Entries Legal in California?--California Supreme Court Orders Appellate Court to Decide

In a matter of significance for California employers, in See’s Candy Shops, Inc. v. Superior Court

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January 30, 2012

California Court of Appeal Finds Employees Are Exempt Under California's Commissioned Sales Exemption

On January 24, 2012, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, issued an important

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