On Monday, July 30, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a proposed rule to abolish much of the existing electronic reporting obligations for establishments with 250 or more employees.
The Chicago City Council is considering the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance, which, if passed, would severely limit Chicago employers’ ability to change employees’ posted schedules, and would otherwise encumber employers in employee scheduling.
The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) on Friday, July 13, 2018, titled “Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver.”
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many states have been making concerted efforts to address and prevent sexual harassment through proposed legislation. On July 9, California Governor Jerry Brown signed one of those proposals into law.
On July 9, 2018, President Trump nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to potentially fill the impending U.S. Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, which takes effect on July 31, 2018.
With the May 25, 2018 effective date of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) barely in the rear-view mirror, California’s governor recently signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.