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The Impact of Autonomous Vehicle on the Gig Economy

Fisher Phillips • September 24, 2018
The recent news that Lyft has begun offering rides in prototype autonomous cars in Las Vegas raises a number of questions about how the proliferation of self-driving cars may impact the gig economy.

A Kinder, Gentler OSHA for Construction?

Jackson Lewis P.C. • September 24, 2018
While President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is awaiting Congressional confirmation, key agency decision makers are listening to the construction industry.

Supreme Court Preview: 2018-2019 Term

Jackson Lewis P.C. • September 24, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court will begin its 2018-2019 Term with a docket full of cases significant to employers and businesses. Cases to watch involve questions on employment discrimination and class arbitration, among other things.

Employee’s ADA Claim is Out of Sight

Goldberg Segalla LLP • September 24, 2018
Advancements in technology and software can help employers track employee productivity. But what happens when an employee’s medical condition influences her ability to use an employer’s technology?

California Legislature Says Recordkeeping Violations Not Subject to Six-Month Statute of Limitations

Jackson Lewis P.C. • September 24, 2018
Beginning in 2019, employers in California will now be on the hook for recordkeeping violations well beyond the six-month statute of limitations. Bill Number AB 2334 (Occupational injuries and illnesses: employer reporting requirements: electronic submission) co-sponsored by California Labor Federation and California Professional Firefighters was introduced by Thurmond (D) earlier this year, passed the State legislature and was signed by the Governor on September 19, 2018. The law goes into effect January 1, 2019.

Time Spent in Security Screening Compensable under Laws of Nevada and Arizona, Federal Court Rules

Jackson Lewis P.C. • September 24, 2018
The laws of Nevada and Arizona require employers to pay their workers for time spent going through security screenings at the end of their shifts, the federal appeals court in Cincinnati has ruled. Busk et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions et al., Nos. 17-5784 and 17-5785 (6th Cir. Sept. 19, 2018).

The Latest Buzz: New Jersey Moves One Step Closer to Legalization of Adult Recreational Marijuana Use

FordHarrison LLP • September 24, 2018
On September 12, 2018, New Jersey’s Senate offered proposed amendments to S. 2701, inching the New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Act toward enactment.
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