Sep
17
2018
ASAP

USCIS Developments on the Discretion Afforded Adjudicators, and H-1B Premium Processing

In recent weeks, several notable policy changes have taken place concerning the adjudication of immigration petitions by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Sep
17
2018
Insight

Fourth Quarter 2018 Workplace Privacy Update

2018 has so far been a year that will long live in the memory of workplace privacy lawyers.

Sep
17
2018
ASAP

A More Modern Approach to OFCCP's Functional Affirmative Action Programs?

OFCCP recently issued a directive—which is open to public comment—revising its policies and procedures for requesting and maintaining FAAP agreements.

Sep
13
2018
ASAP

Proposed Joint-Employer Rule Would Reverse NLRB's Controversial Browning-Ferris Case and Restore "Substantial Direct and Immediate Control" Standard

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a proposed rule revising the test for whether two employers are considered “joint employers” under the National Labor Relations Act.

Sep
12
2018
ASAP

EEO-1 Reporting Deadline Still March 31

For over 50 years, by September 30, employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors with at least 50 employees were required to submit an EEO-1 report to the EEOC.

Sep
12
2018
Insight

Sixth Circuit Provides Expansive Due Process Rights in Title IX Cases

The 6th Circuit recently held that in conducting Title IX investigations, colleges and universities must provide parties an opportunity to cross-examine witnesses in the presence of a neutral fact-finder in cases hinging on witness credibility.

Sep
11
2018
Insight

Hurricane Florence Approaches – What Can Employers Anticipate?

Hurricane Florence shows no sign of relenting as it barrels toward Virginia and the Carolinas. When the storm passes, employers may face a myriad of employment law issues.

Sep
11
2018
Insight

Connecticut Continues to Extend Protections to Employees under State Medical Marijuana Law, Rejects Federal Preemption Defense

A Connecticut federal court has issued another decision further expanding protections to individuals who are qualified under Connecticut’s Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA) to use marijuana.

Sep
11
2018
Insight

From Ballots to Bills: Michigan Adopts Paid Sick and Safe Time Law and Raises the Minimum Wage

On September 5, 2018, the Michigan Legislature adopted as law a proposed ballot measure that will require employers to provide their employees paid leave that can be used for “sick” and “safe” time purposes.

Sep
11
2018
Insight

Third Circuit Holds Individual Plaintiffs Lack Standing for Some Alleged Violations of the FCRA's Pre-Adverse Action Notice Requirement

The Third Circuit has joined the chorus of recent circuit court opinions tackling the question of constitutional standing to sue in federal court under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

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