Insight
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July 22, 2019

Is Your Arbitration Agreement in an Employee Handbook? The Eighth Circuit Issues a Reminder: Arbitration Agreements Must be Contracts

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.

Insight
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July 22, 2019

Ebola Back in the News: What Employers Need to Know about the Ongoing Outbreak

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.

ASAP
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July 19, 2019

Eugene Scalia to Be Nominated as Head of DOL

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.

ASAP
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July 19, 2019

House Passes $15 Minimum Wage; Unlikely to Proceed in Senate

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.

ASAP
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July 18, 2019

New York Seeks to Add Protections for Discrimination and Retaliation Based on Immigration Status

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.

Insight
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July 18, 2019

Franchising and California at a Crossroads: the Dynamics of Dynamex and the ABC Test

In 2018, the Supreme Court of California turned much of the established law regarding worker classification on its head with its decision in Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court.

ASAP
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July 18, 2019

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Pittsburgh's Authority to Enact Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, Revives "Dead" Law

On July 17, 2019, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held the City of Pittsburgh's Paid Sick Days Act (PSDA) was a valid exercise of the City's "express statutory authority to legislate in furtherance of disease control and prevention."

Global Guide Quarterly
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July 17, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Australia - Q2 2019

Quarterly employment law updates from Australia

Global Guide Quarterly
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July 17, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q2 2019

Quarterly employment law updates from Canada

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