Jan
6
2006
Insight

DOL Finalizes USERRA Regulations Detailing the Reemployment Rights of Military Service Members

On December 19, 2005, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued final regulations implementing

Dec
21
2005
Insight

A Transfer of Employment Does Not Necessarily Constitute A "Mass Layoff" Under California WARN

In the first published case interpreting the meaning of "mass layoff" under the California Worker Adjustment

Dec
14
2005
Insight

Employer Reporting Requirements under the LMRDA

Since its enactment in 1959, the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA or "the Act") has

Dec
8
2005
Insight

Dec
7
2005
Insight

Court Clarifies Circumstances When Employee "Bounty Hunters" May Collect Penalties for Employer's Violation of Labor Code Provisions

In the first significant case interpreting the notice and exhaustion requirements of the state's

Nov
18
2005
Insight

To Deduct or Not to Deduct Exempt Employee Absences During Weather Emergencies

In two recently released opinion letters, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor

Nov
18
2005
Insight

To Pay or Not to Pay: Supreme Court Holds That Time Spent Traveling To And From Work Areas to "Don and Doff" Protective Gear Is Compensable

In a recent consolidated opinion, IBP, Inc., v. Alvarez, No. 03-1238, and Tum v. Barber Foods, Inc .,

Oct
31
2005
Insight

Colorado Division of Labor Issues Important Clarification of Management Overtime Exemption Test

Managers in the Retail and Service, Commercial Support Service, Food and Beverage, and Health and Medical

Oct
25
2005
Insight

North Country: An All-Too Familiar Territory for America's Employers

An iron mine, the U.S. Treasury Department, an insurance company, a car manufacturer, a restaurant chain

Oct
25
2005
Insight

FAA Finalizes HazMat Training Requirements for Air Carriers

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently published a final rule announcing that certain air

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