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Mar
12
2018
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California Supreme Court Determines How Flat Sum Bonuses Factor into Overtime Calculation

The California Supreme Court recently decided the question of how an employee’s overtime pay rate should be calculated when the employee has earned a flat sum bonus during a single pay period.

Mar
8
2018
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Certainty is on the Horizon for the New York Home Care Industry

The NY Court of Appeals will consider whether home care attendants working 24-hour shifts employed by third-party agencies must be paid for every hour of their shift, with no deductions for meal or sleep periods.

Mar
5
2018
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Massachusetts Attorney General Publishes Long-Anticipated Guidance on the Revised Pay Equity Law

The Massachusetts Attorney General has recently published an Overview and Frequently Asked Questions regarding the amendment to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, set to take effect on July 1, 2018.

Feb
28
2018
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Employers Prevail in FCRA Class Actions

The FCRA is not a classic employment law, but regulates the procurement and use of background checks by employers. The plaintiffs’ bar has been flooding the courts with class action lawsuits asserting technical violations of the FCRA's requirements.

Feb
16
2018
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The EEOC Phoenix District Office Challenges Releases Waiving Future Financial Liability for Discrimination Claims

A recent settlement shows that the EEOC continues, from time to time, to take the position in litigation that an employee’s private release may not waive the employee’s right to receive future financial relief in an EEOC discrimination action.

Feb
14
2018
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You're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: Pay Equity Initiatives Flood the State Legislatures

In 2017, legislatures in more than 40 U.S. jurisdictions considered over 100 bills intended to narrow the lingering pay gap. While only a handful of those proposals ultimately became law, this wave shows no signs of subsiding.

Feb
13
2018
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Canada Announces Two New Initiatives To Hold Companies Accountable For Human Rights Violations Abroad

The Canadian Government recently announced two new initiatives to “strengthen Canada’s approach to responsible business conduct for Canadian companies doing business and operating abroad.”

Feb
6
2018
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Proposed Act Seeks to Require Large Companies Operating in Australia to Report on Modern Slavery

The Australian Government has announced plans to release draft legislation proposing the introduction of a “modern slavery in supply chains” reporting requirement.

Jan
30
2018
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The New York City Council Continues To Pass Laws Granting Employees The Power To Dictate Their Schedules

The New York City Council has passed another scheduling law that provides employees with additional rights to demand changes to their work schedules, with little flexibility for employers to reject such changes.

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