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Nov
15
2017
ASAP

Labor Secretary Discusses DOL Priorities During House Committee Hearing

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta fielded a range of questions on the DOL's priorities during a November 15 hearing before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Employee Benefits
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Nov
14
2017
ASAP

Puerto Rico Secretary of Labor Issues Opinion Regarding Allowed Payroll Deductions Following Hurricanes Irma and María

On November 10, 2017, a Puerto Rico official issued Opinion No. 2017-002 addressing allowable deductions from non-exempt employees’ pay following hurricanes Irma and María.
  • Wage and Hour
  • International Employment Law

Nov
13
2017
ASAP

Ninth Circuit Orders Gross Ups for Back Pay Award

In a short published opinion, the Ninth Circuit held a federal district court may award a “tax consequence adjustment” or “gross up” for receipt of a back pay award given in one lump sum.
  • Employment Taxes

Nov
13
2017
ASAP

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Executive Order Authorizing Rules for Retirement Plan and IRA Distributions in the Wake of Recent Natural Disasters

The Governor of Puerto Rico has signed an order authorizing the establishment of tax rules for distributions from qualified retirement plans and IRAs following Hurricane Maria and other natural disasters.
  • Employment Taxes
  • Employee Benefits
  • International Employment Law

Nov
8
2017
ASAP

Employers Should Prepare Now for Increased ICE Enforcement

Increased immigration enforcement and a reduction in illegal entry into the United States remain among the Trump administration's highest priorities.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

Nov
8
2017
ASAP

New York City Expands Types of Leave Covered by Paid Sick Leave Law

Slightly one year after the New York City Council introduced a bill that would expand the city's paid sick leave requirements to cover "safe time" leave, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed it into law on November 6, 2017.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Nov
6
2017
ASAP

Tenth Circuit Significantly Narrows Scope of Injunction Cases Where Irreparable Harm is Presumed

On October 30, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that a moving party is not excused from showing irreparable harm prior to the issuance of a preliminary injunction in a trade secret misappropriation case.
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets

Nov
2
2017
ASAP

Republican Lawmakers Try New Approach to Paid Leave, Workplace Flexibility

In an effort to promote workplace flexibility and streamline employer paid leave obligations, three members of the House of Representatives on November 2, 2017 introduced a bill that takes a novel approach to promote work-life balance.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Employee Benefits

Oct
30
2017
ASAP

Will Illinois Ban Salary History Inquiries? Hang on for a Bumpy Override!

As the 2017 legislative session closed in Illinois, Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed several measures relating to labor and employment issues.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Wage and Hour
  • Labor Management Relations

Oct
30
2017
ASAP

USCIS's Updated Policy on Adjudications of Nonimmigrant Worker Visa Petitions Rescinds Former Deferential Policy

On October 23, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services rescinded policy guidelines in effect since April 2004 regarding requests for the extension of certain nonimmigrant visas.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

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