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February
23
ASAP

Wisconsin Legislature Proposes Employer-Friendly Changes to State Employment Laws Related to Offers of Settlement and Remedies

A bill recently proposed in Wisconsin could seriously change litigation strategy and settlement considerations for many employment claims filed with state agencies.
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Workplace Policy Institute

February
17
ASAP

New York State Industrial Board of Appeals Invalidates New Regulation Governing Payment of Wages by Direct Deposit or Debit Card

On February 16, 2017, the New York State Industrial Board of Appeals (“IBA”) issued an order revoking changes to New York State’s regulation governing employers that pay their employees by direct deposit or debit card.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

February
17
ASAP

HHS Expresses Interest in Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions

In proposed regulations, the HHS has suggested several adjustments designed to help stabilize the individual health insurance market – particularly for coverage offered through the health insurance exchanges, often referred to as “Marketplaces.”
  • Employee Benefits
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

February
16
ASAP

Alex Acosta, Former NLRB Member, Nominated as Secretary of Labor

President Trump announced today that he intends to nominate R. Alexander Acosta as the Secretary of Labor. Mr. Trump’s initial nominee for the position, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his candidacy yesterday.
  • Workplace Policy Institute

February
6
ASAP

Missouri is Now a Right-to-Work State

On February 6, 2017, Missouri became the 28th state to enact a right-to-work law.
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Workplace Policy Institute

February
3
ASAP

Updates and Guidance on the Executive Order Suspending the Entry of Immigrants and Non-Immigrants from Seven Countries

On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order entitled, Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals. This article provides some recommendations for various visa holders.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

January
31
ASAP

Federal Contractors Must Update Disability Self-Identification Forms on February 1, 2017

Federal contractors subject to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act are required to invite applicants for employment and new hires to identify themselves as individuals with disabilities. On Feb. 1, 2017, an updated form must be used for this purpose.
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Government Contractors
  • Construction

January
29
ASAP

What Does the President's Executive Order Blocking Foreign Nationals From Seven Countries Mean for Employment-Based Visas?

On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order titled: "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States." How does this impact employment-based visas?
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Workplace Policy Institute

January
27
ASAP

Court Limits Reach of Minneapolis Mandatory Sick and Safe Leave Law

A Minnesota court has issued a temporary injunction preventing Minneapolis from enforcing its Sick and Safe Time Ordinance against any employer “resident outside the geographic boundaries” of the city until after a hearing on the merits or court order.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Workplace Policy Institute

January
23
ASAP

New Administration Orders Freeze of Pending Regulations, Takes Aim at the Affordable Care Act

One of the first acts of the new Administration on Inauguration Day was to issue a memorandum putting the brakes—at least temporarily—on federal regulations that have not yet taken effect, and to release an executive order regarding the ACA.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Employee Benefits

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