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May
21
2018
ASAP

Supreme Court Upholds Lawfulness of Class and Collective Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

The Supreme Court has weighed in: class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements are lawful and must be enforced under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Class Actions
  • Labor Management Relations

May
21
2018
ASAP

ICE Worksite Enforcement Increases as Promised During Fiscal Year 2018

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s former acting Director, Thomas Homan, indicated last fall that he wanted to quadruple worksite enforcement, and ICE is on track to do so.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

May
21
2018
ASAP

OFCCP Extends Moratorium on TRICARE Enforcement for Two More Years

On May 18, 2018, the OFCCP issued a directive ending uncertainty as to whether efforts to audit TRICARE participants will resume in 2019 and signaling an encouraging willingness to reconsider the agency’s prior positions on this issue.
  • Government Contractors
  • Healthcare
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance

May
17
2018
ASAP

Fifth Circuit Weighs in on Motor Carrier Act Overtime Exemption and Small Vehicle Exception

The Fifth Circuit recently answered two fundamental questions regarding statutes impacting the transport and energy industries.
  • Wage and Hour

May
16
2018
ASAP

USCIS and DOJ Partner to Protect U.S. Workers from Hiring Policies that Favor Foreign Visa Workers

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have partnered to establish a framework to efficiently manage and maintain information sharing to better detect and eliminate fraud, abuse, and discrimination.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

May
15
2018
ASAP

Vermont Enacts Salary History Inquiry Law

On May 11, 2018, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed legislation restricting employers from making salary history inquiries.
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Policy Institute

May
10
2018
ASAP

Agencies Release Regulatory Roadmap for 2018 and Beyond

The latest Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions continues this administration's trend of adding fewer new rules and reexamining older ones. These semiannual agendas provide insight into federal agency priorities for the coming year.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Wage and Hour
  • Labor Management Relations

May
8
2018
ASAP

USCIS Issues Changes to Off-Site Placement of STEM OPT F-1 Visa Holders

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently made subtle changes to its eligibility definitions for companies seeking to employ STEM OPT F-1 visa holders.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

May
1
2018
ASAP

California Announces a New Wage and Hour Independent Contractor Test

In a groundbreaking new decision, the California Supreme Court announced a significant change in independent contractor law, adopting a modified “ABC” test for determining whether an individual is an employee under the Wage Orders.
  • Wage and Hour

Apr
27
2018
ASAP

IRS Resolves 2018 HSA Contribution Limit Confusion

Acknowledging “numerous unanticipated administrative and financial burdens,” the IRS officially revoked its earlier attempt to lower the 2018 health savings account (HSA) contribution limits.
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Taxes

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