Labor & Employment Update

Three Months Until Salaried-Exempt Rule Changes – Are You Ready? Read More »
The Dept. of Labor has issued a new 75-page explanation of FMLA which is intended to make it easier for employers to understand and comply with this often complex law. Read More »
On June 14, 2016, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced publication of a Final Rule on requirements that contractors must meet regarding sex discrimination in employment. Read More »
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 »