Apr
13
2006
Insight

Federal Court Affirms Legality of Deducting Credit Card Processing Fees From Servers' Tips

A federal District Court in Illinois recently confirmed that a restaurant has the legal right to deduct
  • Wage and Hour
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Apr
11
2006
Insight

Multistate Employers Should Review Their "New Hire" Reporting

Most employers are by now familiar with the general obligation, in existence since October 1, 1997, due
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Mar
21
2006
Insight

New York Employers Must Obtain Proof of Age From "Youthful" Employees

With little fanfare, New York State has amended its Labor Law to require employers to maintain "proof
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Mar
17
2006
Insight

An Employer's Guide for Dealing with "Unusual" Tax Withholding Requests

IntroductionIn the ordinary course of commencing employment a new employee will execute a W-4, Withholding
  • Employment Taxes

Mar
13
2006
Insight

California Supreme Court to Decide Issues Concerning Meal and Rest Periods and Reimbursement of Expenses

Underscoring the increasing prominence of wage and hour issues, the California Supreme Court has agreed
  • Wage and Hour

Mar
10
2006
Insight

Responding to Security Breaches Under Ohio's and Pennsylvania's New Notice-of-Security-Breach Statutes and Other States' Notice Laws

Beginning in February 2005, the media reported a flood of data security breaches involving some of the
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Mar
3
2006
Insight

Small Employers Beware: The U.S. Supreme Court Has Ruled that Title VII's Employee-Numerosity Requirement Does Not Determine Jurisdiction

Small employers should take special care to advise their counsel of the total number of their employees
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Mar
2
2006
Insight

Amazon v. Magee: New Case Law Clarifies Temporary Partial Disability Benefits In Nevada

A recent Nevada Supreme Court case, Amazon v. Magee, 119 P.3d 732 (2005), shed light on a workers'
  • Employee Benefits
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Feb
23
2006
Insight

Context Counts: The Word "Boy" May Be a Racial Epithet At Work

In a brief unanimous opinion, the United States Supreme Court ruled on February 21, 2006 in Ash v. Tyson
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Feb
17
2006
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