Labor & Employment Update

The Defend Trade Secrets Act became law on May 11th. It gives added protection and rights to companies for misappropriation of Trade Secrets Read More »
California and New York pass $15 per hour minimum wage. These minimums do not go into effect immediately. Read More »
On January 20, 2016, the DOL issued an Administrator’s Interpretation #2016-1 on Fair Labor Standards Act Enforcement of Joint Employment – which could impact staffing agencies, third party management companies, contractors/subcontractors, franchise operations, etc. Read More »
Retaliation complaints have become the largest category of EEOC discrimination filings. The last regulations on retaliation were issued in 1998, and the level of retaliation complaints have more than doubled since. Read More »
Recent Updates have warned about the growing issue of allowing leased workers to sue the lessor as a “joint employer” under the various employment laws, even though the workers are paid and employed by a placement agency. Read More »
The Department of Labor is expanding the scope of FMLA enforcement. Read More »
Lead: Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act Introduced Read More »
An amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act has been introduced by Rep. Steve Cohen (D., Tenn.) to forbid use of credit checks in hiring or any other employment process. This and more in the November 2015 edition of the Labor & Employment Law Update. Read More »
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