After years of negotiation, on July 31, 2018, the Massachusetts legislature finally was able to pass legislation that, if signed by Governor Charlie Baker, would significantly limit the enforceability of noncompetition agreements in the Commonwealth.
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.
Holding that full-time presence at the workplace is not always an essential job function, the Sixth Circuit recently reversed summary judgment in favor of the employer in an Americans with Disabilities Act failure to accommodate case.
On July 30, 2018, the governor of Puerto Rico signed Executive Order No. 2018-033, increasing the minimum wage for construction workers and requiring the use of project labor agreements in government-funded construction projects.
When will an employee’s employment terminate if they do not receive a termination letter until they return from a holiday? The U.K. Supreme Court examined this issue, and announced a new rule requiring actual notice.
Earlier this month, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a Policy Memorandum providing guidance on Executive Order 13768, which called for enhancing public safety in the United States through immigration policies.
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.