Total Articles: 12
Ogletree Deakins • August 26, 2016
Generally, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides eligible employees of covered employers with up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons, with continuation of group health insurance coverage for an employee under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave. The law also provides certain family military leave entitlements. Employers generally are required to preserve the jobs of employees on FMLA leave and to restore those employees to their positions upon expiration of the FMLA leave.
Fisher Phillips • August 22, 2016
Regular readers may have noticed that this blog took a bit of a hiatus over the summer while the authors spent some time away from work, and then working to catch up from the time away. Now that summer is winding down, the kids are heading back to school and life is starting to return to a more normal routine, it’s time to catch up on some wage and hour developments over the last month or so.
Fisher Phillips • August 16, 2016
Employers returning from their summer vacations might have a rude awakening when they realize that new workplace posters are now required as of August 1, 2016. While you and your workers might have been busy hitting the beach or your favorite vacation spot, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) was busy updating two mandatory posters and announcing that the revised versions need to be posted at once.
Fisher Phillips • August 11, 2016
Employers of workers who are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum-wage provisions are required to display a poster prescribed by the U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division. 29 C.F.R. § 516.4.
Jackson Lewis P.C. • August 10, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a new FLSA poster, available for download here. Covered employers should replace old posters with the Department’s new versions. Employers should periodically review their compliance with FLSA and state law posting and notice requirements, particularly as related to tipped workers.
Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP • August 08, 2016
Employers must immediately update their federal labor law posters. The United States Department of Labor, with little notice, issued new posters related to the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act.
Phelps Dunbar LLP • June 13, 2016
Effective July 5, 2016, a new Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) rule more than doubles the maximum fine against employers for not complying with the posting requirements under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
Franczek Radelet P.C • September 30, 2013
Over the past several months, a number of employers have asked me when the Department of Labor would be issuing the Spanish version of its new DOL poster (which accounts for the new regulations issued earlier this year). The time has come - the poster is here.
Brody and Associates, LLC • April 24, 2012
With all the hubbub about the NLRB's poster requirement, now is a great time for employers to make sure they are aware of all the other posting requirements.
Ogletree Deakins • October 07, 2011
On August 25, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced its final rule related to the Notification of Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Under the rule, private-sector employers whose workplaces fall under NLRA jurisdiction will be required to post a notice of employee rights under that Act. The final rule requires employers to post and maintain the NLRB notice in conspicuous places, and to take â€œreasonable stepsâ€ to ensure that the notices are not altered, defaced, or covered by any other material, or otherwise rendered unreadable.
Fisher Phillips • September 15, 2011
On September 14, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board made the newly-required poster describing employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act available for free download. Employers should post the 11-by-17-inch notice where employees see other notifications of workplace rights and employer rules and policies.
Fisher Phillips • December 02, 2008
The Department of Labor recently published a new "Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW" poster. This poster must be displayed in all workplaces covered by Title VII or Executive Order 11246. The new poster contains only minor changes intended to clarify employee rights and to provide more specific definitions.