On January 12, 2018, the Maryland legislature overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s (R) 2017 veto of the Healthy Working Families Act, enacting legislation that requires Maryland businesses to provide covered employees with sick and safe leave.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently held that individuals acting as board members and investors cannot be held personally liable under the Massachusetts Payment of Wages Law for a company’s failure to pay wages.
An Illinois court has held that to state a claim under the IL Biometric Information Privacy Act, a plaintiff must allege more than a mere failure to comply with BIPA’s requirements to provide notice and obtain consent before collecting biometric data.
An Illinois federal judge has largely denied an employer's attempt to force the EEOC to provide additional evidence in support of its claim that the employer’s background check policy disparately excluded African-American workers from employment.
A recent federal court decision has added to the confusion surrounding the application of the U.S. Department of Labor's "home care" overtime rule and New York's "13-hour" rule regarding compensable work hours for certain home care aides.