D.C.’s New Wage Theft Law Imposes Additional Notice, Posting and Recordkeeping Requirements On Employers

By | Employment Matters Blog | January 23, 2015

Last October, we reported on D.C.’s soon-to-be-enacted D.C. Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act.  This Act, which amends several existing D.C. wage and hour laws, includes new notice requirements and retaliation protections, increases employer liability for wage and hour violations and introduces a new administrative hearing process – all changes that employers with D.C.-based employees need to be aware of.

LXBN TV: Why the EPA Just Can’t Win When It Comes to More Practical and Flexible Regulation

By | LXBN | January 23, 2015
LXBN TV

All the time, businesses and state and local lawmakers are pushing for a little bit more leniency—in the very least, some practicality and flexibility—from the Environmental Protection Agency. But, as a recent case shows, when the EPA finally grants it and works with all parties to create a more workable standard, the courts aren’t having it.

How New Technologies Will Make Athletes Safer: Exploring Tools for Preventing Sports Related Brain Injuries

How New Technologies Will Make Athletes Safer:  Exploring Tools for Preventing Sports Related Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries are among the most common hazards athletes face. Yet many TBIs go unreported because coaches — and even athletes themselves — avoid coming forward to complain. Cultural barriers sometimes also prevent athletes from getting the proper care, but the constraint is generally a lack of proper information.