This week the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that we have previously reported on that was filed against Abercrombie & Fitch.
On Monday, February 23, 2015, the Department of Labor issued a new rule providing FMLA leave benefits to workers in legal, same-sex marriages, regardless of where the couple resides.
Jennifer Brand, Associate Solicitor of Labor, spoke at the American Bar Association Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee’s Mid-Winter Meeting on February 26.
Five Issues Employers Should Become Familiar with Under California’s Labor Code Provisions Regarding One Day of Rest Every Seven Days of Work
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has asked the California Supreme Court to clarify threequestions pertaining to California’s little known, and very rarely litigated, laws regarding a day of rest every seven days. The case is Mendoza v. Nordstrom.
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule amending the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). We earlier reported on the DOL’s proposed rule to this effect, which is now final and will become effective on March 27, 2015.
Any skeletons in your workplace cupboards? Never too late to dust them down, it appears from the High Court’s decision in Williams -v- Leeds United Football Club earlier this month.
Last month, we debuted our series on wage and hour basics with a review of the white collar exemptions. As the Department of Labor gets ready to issue revised FLSA regulations, we will continue take a look at some of the more fundamental concepts of the FLSA.
Religious accommodation, the Oscars, non-competes, social media, Brian Williams versus Bill O’Reilly, workplace violence, and inspirational employees — we have it all today!
Freeman’s Background Check Win Has Little to Do with Background Checks, Everything to Do with EEOC Experts.
The EEOC has pushed hard in recent years to curb employer use of background checks in hiring decisions (see our blog post here).
As reported in NJ.Com, Judge Jacobson’s ruling this week that public worker pension contributions are contractually protected will constrict the state’s ability to balance its budget in the future, Moody’s, a Wall Street rating agency, said today.