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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

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 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

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 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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December 29, 2011

Court Finds One Plaintiff Not Owed Reporting Time or Split Shift Pay For Scheduled Meetings and Finds Second Plaintiff Waived Claims - But Employer Denied Award of Fees!

In Aleman v. Airtouch Cellular, a California Court of Appeal ruled on December 21, 2011 that one class

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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

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 28, 2011

Ninth Circuit Unconvinced that Out-of-State Employee Claims Are Invalid

On December 13, 2011, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reconsidered the case, Sullivan v. Oracle Corp.,

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