Oct
12
2005
Insight

Mostly Quiet on the Sacramento Front: The Results of the California Legislature's 2005 Session

The 2005 session of the Democratically-controlled California legislature ended in early September. Republican
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Oct
5
2005
Insight

Compensation and Discipline Issues Under Texas and Federal Law Associated with Hurricane Rita Evacuation

With the recent evacuations ordered by public officials in Texas because of Hurricane Rita, employers
  • Wage and Hour
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Sep
23
2005
Insight

Labor's New Organizing Tactic: Demands by "Minority Unions" for "Members Only" Contracts

Over the past several decades unions have normally demanded to bargain on behalf of employees based on
  • Labor Management Relations

Sep
21
2005
Insight

I Don't Know Why They Picked Me: 10th Circuit Broadens Requirements For Waiving Age Discrimination Claims

*UPDATED July 19, 2006* Kruchowski v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 423 F.3d 1139 (10th Cir. 2005), withdrawn, and
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Sep
13
2005
Insight

Men's Temper Tantrums That Bother Women May Be Sex Discrimination

Screaming and yelling by men at work may now be sex-based discrimination if women at work find the behavior
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Sep
13
2005
Insight

New Jersey Confirms That General Managers of Chain Restaurants Are Executive Employees Who Are Exempt From Overtime

In a case with major significance for multi-unit restaurants and, in all likelihood, for retailers generally,
  • Wage and Hour

Sep
7
2005
Insight

Beware Misleading and Overbroad EEO-1 Filing Requirements

The ThreatWhen submitting EEO-1 forms to the EEOC, each filing company must indicate whether it is a
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Sep
6
2005
Insight

Department of Homeland Security Temporarily Relaxes I-9 Documentation Standards for Hiring Hurricane Victims

Recognizing that many displaced persons in the Hurricane Katrina affected regions are likely not to have
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Sep
2
2005
Insight

Employers' Responsibilities in the Wake of a Natural Disaster

As the home of jazz is inundated by the sounds of rushing water, hundreds of thousands of employees have
  • Wage and Hour
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Aug
31
2005
Insight

It's Baaack: The Reemergence of Withdrawal Liability and Its Impact on Employers Participating in Multiemployer Pension Plans

While withdrawal liability had been a fact of life for employers participating in multiemployer pension
  • Employee Benefits
  • ERISA and Benefit Plan Litigation

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