Yesterday was the last day for Governor Newsom to sign or veto bills that were passed by the Legislature this session. Newsom signed several bills into law that will affect California employers in the coming year. All
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Has the COVID-19 pandemic prompted a rise in class action employment lawsuits? Not yet, according to the numbers. For now, COVID employment litigation has been comprised mostly of single-plaintiff claims. Whether the dam will hold, however, remains to be seen.
The Jackson Lewis COVID-19 Employment Lit-Watch tracks labor and employment
The Beltway Buzz is a weekly update summarizing labor and employment news from inside the Beltway and clarifying how what’s happening in Washington, D.C. could impact your business.
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the closure of the California Legislature for long stretches of time this year. The work of the body continued on, however, and at the end of the session it passed the usual flurry of labor and employment bills and sent them to Governor Newsom.
With the November 3, 2020 general election one month away, New York employers must remember that New York’s Election Law grants employees working in New York paid time off to vote and also imposes specific, time-sensitive posting requirements.
On September 29, 2020, Judge Jeffrey S. White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction enjoining the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) proposed fee increases for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) immigration and citizenship applications. The final rule adjusting
Judge Jeffrey S. White has granted the plaintiffs’ request for preliminary injunction preventing the continued enforcement of the Presidential Proclamation suspending the entry of certain individuals in H, L, and J status (Nonimmigrant Ban) in National Association of Manufacturers et al. v. Department of Homeland Security et al.
The findings confirm years of complaints that women have made against the department for perpetuating a culture of harassment and mishandling claims of misconduct.
Federal prosecutors say James W. Cahill and 10 others accepted more than $100,000 in bribes in return for using their influence to help employers who had hired nonunion labor.
October 16th is National Bosses Day. The world’s best boss supports and respects employees.
On September 30, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 3075 (“AB 3075”) which expands the information corporations must include in the corporation’s statement of information filed with the California Secretary of State. Specifically, AB 3075, requires a corporation to include whether any officer or any director or in the case
As previously reported, the Illinois Human Rights Act was amended to require employers to report adverse judgments and administrative rulings in cases involving sexual harassment or unlawful discrimination to the Illinois Department of Human Rights (“IDHR”). For additional background on […]
The entry period for the 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) Program will open on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and will close at noon EDT on Tuesday, November 10, 2022. There is no cost to register.
Individuals born in the following countries are not eligible
On September 30, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 2479, which extends until January 1, 2026, the exemption from the rest period requirements for specified employees who hold a safety-sensitive position at a petroleum facility and are required to respond to emergencies. Before the passage of this legislation, the exemption
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