December
2
ASAP

México: Incremento al salario mínimo por el año 2017

El 1 de diciembre de 2016, la CONASAMI acordó aumentar el salario mínimo a $80.04 pesos diarios.
  • International Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour

December
2
Littler Report

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — December 2016

This edition of the Insider Report discusses efforts to block controversial regulations, highlights state and local ballot initiatives that succeeded on Election Day, and explains how the Trump Administration will attempt to “repeal and replace” the ACA.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Discrimination and Harassment

November
29
Insight

Court Declines to Enjoin OSHA Drug Testing and Safety Incentives Under the Electronic Recordkeeping Reporting Rule

On a very limited legal basis, a federal district court has declined to enjoin OSHA from enforcing portions of its new recordkeeping rule related to potentially retaliatory post-accident drug testing and safety incentive programs.
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

November
29
ASAP

EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination

On November 21, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued enforcement guidance addressing national origin discrimination under Title VII.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

November
28
ASAP

The DOL Overtime Salary Regulation is Temporarily Enjoined - Now What?

Many employers are considering pulling back previously-announced salary increases and re-classifications in light of the preliminary injunction barring the DOL from implementing the overtime rule. However, there are state-law limitations to keep in mind.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Littler Xmpt Toolkit

November
23
ASAP

Costa Rica Adopts New Methodology for Adjustments to Wage Increase

On October 31, 2016, Costa Rica’s National Wages Council approved a proposal to change the formula and timeframe of wage increases for employees in the private sector.
  • Wage and Hour
  • International Employment Law

November
23
ASAP

Federal Court Blocks New Overtime Rule

On November 22, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the DOL's new rule re-defining which employees are exempt from overtime.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Littler Xmpt Toolkit

November
22
ASAP

New York City Agencies Are Prohibited From Making Pay History Inquiries – At Least For Now

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed an Executive Order that prohibits New York City agencies from asking prospective employees about their salary history before making an offer of employment.
  • Wage and Hour

November
21
Insight

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Tribal Sovereign Immunity Issue Related to Individual Tribal Employees

U.S. High Court addressing the issue of whether the sovereign immunity of an Indian Tribe bars individual-damages actions against tribal employees for torts committed within the employees’ scope of employment.
  • Litigation and Trials

November
18
Insight

Addressing Post-Election Tensions in the Workplace

As the extreme rhetoric of the 2016 presidential campaign slowly wanes, the divisions it exposed remain raw.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

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