Archives for September 27, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a Final Rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), addressing the conditions under which managers or supervisors may receive or share tips, including whether managers and supervisors who receive tips directly from customers may share those tips with others.
Brenda Oliver discusses her background in employment-related immigration matters and her decision to join the firm in “Jackson Lewis Adds Business Immigration Principal In DC,” published by Law360.
Richard Cortizas, chief diversity officer, was featured in a Law.com article, “How I Made It to Firm Leadership: ‘The Issue of Diversity and Retention Is Not as Simple as Flipping a Switch; Says Richard Cortizas, Chief Diversity Officer at Jones Walker.” Richard shares his story and answers questions about his career path to this role.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Geetha N. Adinata, Partner in the firm’s Los Angeles, CA office and leader of the firm’s business immigration practice, was featured in the 2021 Women Worth Watching Issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal. The prestigious award is in its 20th year and is featured in the publication’s third quarter issue.
Last week, on September 22, 2021, Governor Newsom signed AB 701, which creates new obligations for certain employers with warehouse distribution centers that use production quotas, effective January 1, 2022. Under this new law, employers with at least 100 employees at a single warehouse distribution center in California, or at least 1,000 employees at one or more warehouse distribution centers in California, must provide their employees with a written description of the quotas they are expected to meet. In counting employees, an employer must include workers provided through the services of a third-party employer, temporary service, or staffing agency or similar entity, if the employer employs or exercises control over the wages, hours, or working conditions of those workers.
Taking on these duties can have a significant negative impact on employees’ energy levels and job satisfaction.
A Manhattan federal judge is refusing to shut the door on former Davis Polk & Wardwell associate Kaloma Cardwell’s racial discrimination lawsuit against the elite New York law firm.
“I can do this now that you’re no longer my boss,” Cuomo allegedly told veteran TV producer Shelley Ross, according to an essay she wrote for The New York Times.
Tens of thousands of New York State health care workers could lose their jobs if they refuse to get a Covid shot by Monday. In Australia, Sydney charts a path to ending a prolonged lockdown.
Gov. Kathy C. Hochul said New York would work with hospitals to address potential staffing shortages as a mandate requiring health care workers to have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine goes into effect.
As the pandemic stretches into its 18th month, the burnout that comes with a surge in coronavirus cases and uncertainty about returning to the office has pushed many employees to their limits.
Gamification became more common in 2010 when it became more specifically associated with the integrating of social/reward elements of games into software.
The NCAA must defend claims that they are a joint employer from student-athletes seeking to be paid for the time they spend participating in collegiate athletic activities. Despite U.S. District Court Judge John Padova’s dismissal with prejudice of wage and hour claims filed by the student-athletes against more than 20