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Workers in High-Risk Industries at Greater Risk for Opioid Deaths, Study Says

Fisher Phillips • August 13, 2018
Your employees could be at a heightened risk for developing an addiction to opioids after a workplace injury. Now is the time to take measures to minimize the risk of this happening to them.

Class Action Trends Report Summer 2018

Jackson Lewis P.C. • August 13, 2018
Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims.

Independent Contractor Misclassifications is Focus of New Jersey-U.S. Labor Department Partnership

Jackson Lewis P.C. • August 13, 2018
Demonstrating a heightened focus on worker misclassification, the New Jersey Department of Labor has entered into a memorandum of cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor with respect to enforcement actions related to independent contractor misclassifications.

Maternity Leave Is Unlawful, But All Is Not Lost

Brody and Associates, LLC • August 13, 2018
Is maternity leave really discriminatory? Is it unfair? Yes, says the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal watch dog for anti-discrimination employment laws. While this may sound like theater of the absurd, there is an explanation.

Washington State Considers Raising Minimum Salary for Overtime-Exempt Workers as High as $74,880

XpertHR • August 13, 2018
The minimum salary for most overtime-exempt employees in Washington state could be raised as high as $74,880 under a proposal being considered by the state labor department.

Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program – A Mandatory Retirement Plan

Jackson Lewis P.C. • August 13, 2018
Employers in Illinois with at least 25 employees must comply with the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act (Secure Choice) or offer employees an employer-sponsored retirement plan. Secure Choice is set to roll out in November 2018.

One If By Land, Two If By Sea, Noncompete Reform Is Coming! Midnight Session In Massachusetts Legislature Alters Noncompete Landscape

Fisher Phillips • August 13, 2018
After nearly 10 years of start-and-stop efforts on Beacon Hill, Governor Charlie Baker signed “An Act Relative to Economic Development in the Commonwealth” on Friday evening, which includes sweeping changes to the way the Commonwealth treats noncompetition agreements. Among other things, the bill prohibits enforcement of noncompetition agreements against non-exempt employees, limits their length to just 12 months, and precludes the use of “continued employment” as acceptable consideration in any noncompetition agreement entered into on or after October 1, 2018.

New York City Commission on Human Rights Publishes Poster and Fact Sheet on Sexual Harassment; Employers Should Prepare for Upcoming Deadlines

Littler Mendelson, P.C. • August 13, 2018
In April 2018, New York State and New York City each adopted expansive legislation directed at educating employees about workplace sexual harassment and reducing the incidence of harassment claims, as we reported in our prior article.

What Employers Need to Know About the Illinois Secure Choice Mandatory Retirement Savings Program

Jackson Lewis P.C. • August 13, 2018
Employers in Illinois with at least 25 employees must comply with the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act (Secure Choice) or offer employees an employer-sponsored retirement plan. Secure Choice is set to roll out in November 2018.
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