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Feb
16
2018
ASAP

Does Anything Good Happen After Midnight? Austin, Texas Adopts Paid Sick Leave

At approximately 1:00 a.m. CST on February 16, 2018, the Austin, Texas City Council approved an ordinance establishing a paid sick leave requirement that will apply to all private employers located within the City.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Feb
14
2018
ASAP

Grubhub Notches Victory for Gig Economy in Big Classification Win in California Federal Court

In a recent classification case involving the “gig” or shared economy, a U.S. magistrate judge handed down a significant win for Grubhub, concluding that a driver was an independent contractor, not an employee.
  • Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers
  • Wage and Hour

Feb
12
2018
ASAP

President's FY 2019 Budget Proposal Signals Cuts to Labor and Employment Funding

President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2019 indicates the administration intends to scale back the Department of Labor (DOL) and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Feb
8
2018
ASAP

Reminder: Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Goes into Effect April 1, 2018

The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act goes into effect on April 1, 2018. This new law requires employers with six or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Feb
8
2018
ASAP

H-1B Cap: Critical Filing Dates for FY 2019

Employers seeking to sponsor H-1B workers for Fiscal Year 2019 can begin filing petitions on April 2, 2018 (April 1 is a Sunday), for a start date of October 1, 2018.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

Feb
6
2018
ASAP

Kansas City, Missouri, Enacts "Ban-the-Box-Plus" Ordinance

On February 1, 2018, the Kansas City, Missouri, City Council passed restrictions on employers’ inquiries into, and use of, criminal record information.
  • Background Checks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Feb
5
2018
ASAP

EEOC's Background Check Guidance Suffers Loss in Texas Federal Court

On February 1, 2018, a federal judge enjoined the EEOC and U.S. Attorney General from enforcing against the State of Texas the EEOC’s 2012 Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records.
  • Background Checks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Feb
2
2018
ASAP

New Act in Puerto Rico Establishes a Special Paid Leave for Employees Suffering from Catastrophic Illnesses

The Governor of Puerto Rico recently signed into law Act No. 28 (“Act 28”), entitling all employees, including temporary employees, with up to six days of paid leave per year if they suffer from a “catastrophic illness.”
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Feb
1
2018
ASAP

State of the Union Address Reaffirms Newly Released Framework for Immigration Reform and Border Security

During his January 30, 2018 State of the Union address, President Trump reaffirmed his commitment to the administration’s immigration reform and border security framework.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jan
31
2018
ASAP

Massachusetts High Court Rules That Sick Pay Does Not Constitute Wages Under State Law

On January 29, 2018, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that sick pay does not constitute wages under the Massachusetts Payment of Wages Law.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

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