Jul
25
2004
Insight

EEOC Announces Relief For Employers Providing Retiree Health Benefits

On April 22, 2004, the EEOC approved a final rule that would permit employers to provide lesser benefits

Jul
11
2004
Insight

Jun
17
2004
Insight

NLRB Rules That Weingarten Rights No Longer Apply to Non-Union Workforces

On June 9, 2004, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) in IBM Corp., 341 NLRB No. 148, overruled

Jun
17
2004
Insight

New COBRA Guidance Requires Employers to Overhaul Notices and COBRA Procedures

Just over one year ago, the Department of Labor issued proposed COBRA regulations that contained dramatic

Jun
17
2004
Insight

New Domestic Partnership Act Affects New Jersey Employers

The New Jersey Domestic Partnership Act (“the DPA”), which takes effect on July 11, 2004, was enacted

Jun
1
2004
Insight

Hostile Environment and Constructive Discharge: When the Employer is Strictly Liable

In a clarification of the application of the affirmative defense first made available in the Court's

May
30
2004
Insight

The Department of Labor's Revised White-Collar Regulations A New Focus in an Uncertain Arena

UPDATE: May 28, 2004The U.S. House of Representatives twice this month voted to table a non-binding resolution

May
1
2004
Insight

Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Workers' Compensation Reform Bill

Recent History Of Workers' Compensation ReformIn recent years, workers' compensation costs have

Apr
15
2004
Insight

Same-Sex Marriage Adds to Employers' Challenges under New California Domestic Partner Laws

Recent moves toward legal recognition of same-sex marriage in two Canadian provinces and Massachusetts,

Apr
8
2004
Littler Report

Strategic Initiatives for the Changing Workforce

In response to the changing demographics of the American workforce, Littler identifies in this white

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