February
3
ASAP

Updates and Guidance on the Executive Order Suspending the Entry of Immigrants and Non-Immigrants from Seven Countries

On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order entitled, Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals. This article provides some recommendations for various visa holders.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

February
3
Podcast

Diversity & Inclusion at Littler – From the Inside Out

Cindy-Ann Thomas and Kevin Kraham discuss the shifting philosophies and interests about the diversity and inclusion space.
  • Diversity & Inclusion Consulting

February
2
WPI Report

State of the States: Legislatures are off to the Races!

Most state legislatures are back in session, and they are poised to address a wide range of labor and employment issues this year. Since January 1, 2017, more than 500 employment-related bills have been proposed in more than 40 states.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Wage and Hour

February
1
Podcast

California Employers Beware: Your Employee May Be A “Private Attorney General”

In just the last two years, there has been an explosion in the number of claims being brought…
  • Wage and Hour

January
31
Insight

Who is Neil Gorsuch and Where Does He Stand on Labor and Employment Issues?

President Donald Trump has promptly nominated a potential successor—Judge Neil M. Gorsuch—to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Justice Scalia’s unexpected death nearly a year ago.
  • Workplace Policy Institute

January
31
WPI Report

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Updates (January Edition)

In this article, we briefly recap legislative developments surrounding local and state minimum wage measures this month and forecast some of the minimum wage and overtime changes employers may see this year.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Wage and Hour

January
31
ASAP

Federal Contractors Must Update Disability Self-Identification Forms on February 1, 2017

Federal contractors subject to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act are required to invite applicants for employment and new hires to identify themselves as individuals with disabilities. On Feb. 1, 2017, an updated form must be used for this purpose.
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Government Contractors
  • Construction

January
31
ASAP

Oregon Changes Interpretation of Overtime Laws, Advising Certain Employers to Double Count Daily and Weekly Overtime Payments

Between December 2016 and January 2017, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) instituted a significant change in its historic treatment of the interplay between two statutes that provide for daily and weekly overtime pay.
  • Wage and Hour

January
29
ASAP

What Does the President's Executive Order Blocking Foreign Nationals From Seven Countries Mean for Employment-Based Visas?

On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order titled: "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States." How does this impact employment-based visas?
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

January
27
ASAP

Court Limits Reach of Minneapolis Mandatory Sick and Safe Leave Law

A Minnesota court has issued a temporary injunction preventing Minneapolis from enforcing its Sick and Safe Time Ordinance against any employer “resident outside the geographic boundaries” of the city until after a hearing on the merits or court order.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Pages