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How Younger Generations Are Shaking Up the Workforce

Generation Z has been described as the most globally aware generation ever. However, since Generation Z refers to individuals born in 1994 or after, you may be wondering how much of an impact could workers this young be having so soon on the workforce?

Labor and Employment Issues Facing the Healthcare Industry

Public discourse on “healthcare” has focused primarily on health insurance and the significant changes made by the Affordable Care Act. But what about the providers of healthcare—the doctors, nurses, hospitals, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, home care agencies—that make up the industry itself? As the healthcare landscape shifts, so do the risks and challenges healthcare industry employers face.

2019: The Mid-Year Outlook for Employers

The first six months of 2019 have proven to be busy, challenging professionals in the labor and employment communities to keep up with a number of newly enacted laws and regulations. In the 2019: Mid-Year Outlook for Employers, Jackson Lewis attorneys provide a snapshot of activity from the first half of the year as well as a preview of what may lie ahead for employers in the U.S. and abroad.

U.S. Supreme Court Roundup – 2018-2019

The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended in June 2019 included decisions on many topics important to workplace law, including class actions, arbitration, and administrative exhaustion and Title VII claims.

FAA Preempts New York’s Prohibition on Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Suits

In response to the #MeToo movement, a number of states have adopted legislation addressing sexual harassment claims. These include Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Washington. Some of these state statutes attempt to ban or restrict arbitration for sexual harassment claims.

Restaurant Employment Law Compliance Checklist: 12 Employment Topics Every Restaurant Company Should Consider Before 2020

Executive Summary: As summer is now in full swing, we find it timely to distribute our Restaurant Employment Law Compliance Checklist. The following 12 topics create compliance challenges in the restaurant industry – particular given most restaurants’ business model, workforce make-up, and (in many cases) employee turnover. In some states, new laws become effective July 1. Given the time of year, restaurants should review the below-mentioned topics and their compliance in each area. Restaurants with multi-state operations in particular should check for compliance given the variance in state laws. Where appropriate, engage counsel for assistance and implementation of suitable changes to business practices in order to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws.

Automation Continues to Reshape the Face of Work

It seems almost every day we are presented with more evidence that automation is having profound consequences on the nature of work in America—in expected and unexpected ways.

Supreme Court Rules on FOIA and the Protection of Sensitive Company Information

A recent Supreme Court case determined that private commercial and financial information that is transmitted to the federal government under an assurance of privacy is considered “confidential” and not subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The decision could provide some valuable safeguards for employers concerned about protecting sensitive data from public disclosure.

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage, Tip, and Overtime Developments (June Edition)

Summer, summer, summertime; time to sit back and unwind with minimum wage, overtime, and tip-related developments that occurred in June 2019.

Retail Industry Update (No. 2, July 2019)

Retail Industry Update (No. 2, July 2019)
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