Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Craig A. Day has joined the firm’s Seattle office as a principal. Craig has almost 30 years of experience advising clients on a wide range of complex employee benefits matters.
Archives for January 6, 2021
For the last four years, California employers have mostly been focused on changes in state and local law, as the Trump administration has done little to regulate employers. Later this month, when the administration changes in Washington, everything is likely to change. Increased regulation at the state and local level will certainly continue, but also, new employment laws and regulations from Congress and the Executive Branch are likely to commence within the first 100 days of the Biden/Harris administration. If you are interested in learning where the focus of the new administration is likely to be when it comes to labor, employment and immigration law, don’t miss this webinar.
During this complimentary webinar, presenters will discuss the following:
– The potential for paid family leave
– Radical changes in immigration enforcement and regulation
– Whether the Federal Arbitration Act and mandatory arbitration agreements are at risk
– How the NLRB is likely to make it easier for unions to organize your workers
– Why government contractors are going to see the ramifications of administration change quicker than other employers
– Many other related issues
Please join Richard M. Green, Partner and Chair of CDF’s Immigration Practice Group, and Mark S. Spring, Partner and Chair of CDFs Traditional Labor Law Practice Group for this informative and educational webinar.
Five tips for working with a colleague who doesn’t mince words.
We answer questions about diversity, equity, and inclusion that can be awkward to ask at work.
A late move by the Trump administration would stop enforcement of protections against discriminatory practices that have a “disparate impact” on protected groups.
While there are some laws are in place at the federal level that recognize and protect transgender rights, protections for housing, employment, medical treatment, and the ability to adopt children vary by state.
The Trump administration is pushing in its final days to undo decades-long protections against discrimination, a last-ditch effort to accomplish a longtime goal of conservative legal activists.
Is it time to pay employers to train workers?
Miguel Cabezola, a driver for United Parcel Service Inc in Tucson, Arizona, complained on March 27 to U.S. workplace safety regulators, alleging the company was taking a lax approach to social distancing, sanitizing equipment and quarantining workers with COVID-19 symptoms.
For companies looking to attract younger talent, start by cutting the jargon in your descriptions.
Long Island and Westchester employers must pay workers at least $14 an hour
The company, Haven, had promised to disrupt the way large corporations deliver benefits to their employees.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued two Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) opinion letters on December 31, 2020. One of those letters addresses travel time that occurs when employees schedule personal appointments during the workday and perform portions of their work remotely. The other addresses compensation arrangements for live-in
On January 4, 2021, DHS announced that for I-9 purposes, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients may present an unexpired Employment Authorization Document (EAD) with Code C33 issued on or after July 28, 2020, along with an I-797 Extension Notice that shows an additional one-year extension. This new procedure
LOS ANGELES (January 5, 2021) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Eric Compere as of counsel in its Workplace Safety & Health Practice Group. Compére, who will be based in Los Angeles, was previously an attorney with the California Department of