Employers know they must confirm the identity and work authorization of each new hire by completing a Form I-9.
Archives for January 5, 2022
Eight Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Business North Carolina’s 2022 Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories as selected by members of the North Carolina State Bar.
Traditional labor law will face significant change in the wake of the new $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act recently signed into law. Prioritization of project labor and community workforce agreements is one such noteworthy change.
Leonora Schloss and Karen Luh author “California Supreme Court Cases Employers Should Be Watching,” published by SHRM.
Jonathan Siegel and Sayaka Karitani author “California Mandates COVID-19 Booster for Certain Health Care Workers,” published by SHRM.
Justin Barnes comments on a proposal to increase the salary threshold where a worker can be considered exempt from overtime pay in “4 Wage And Hour Regulations To Watch In 2022,” published by Law360.
Stephanie Zorn and Kathryn Wheeler author “Health Plan Transparency Reporting in 2022: Do You Know Where Your Health Care Dollars Go?” published by SHRM.
Joshua Sliker comments on legal requirements for employers to provide testing, time off of work and pay for employees who have tested positive or may have been exposed to COVID-19 in “One is not enough when it comes to COVID tests,” published by Nevada Current.
With the January 7, 2022, oral argument over the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Vaccine or Test Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) in the U.S. Supreme Court fast-approaching, many amici curiae (friends-of-the-court) briefs supporting the challengers to the ETS and the government have been filed by businesses and business associations, non-profit legal and constitutional organizations, employee advocacy groups, religious freedom organizations, physicians’ societies and organizations, and U.S. Congresspersons.
Goldberg Segalla is pleased to announce the elevation of 23 attorneys to partner and four to special counsel effective January 1, 2022.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that the firm has received Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 Rankings in the 2022 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers list of “Best Law Firms.” Firms included in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The New York City Council has approved a bill that will require New York City employers to include salary ranges with any job advertisements. The stated purpose of the amendment is to further the city’s effort to achieve pay equity. Similar efforts previously resulted in the introduction of laws prohibiting New York employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories.
The new year has begun and California employers of 100 or more employees should get busy preparing for the annual pay data submission to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). The deadline is March 31, 2022, and extensions are less likely than last year.
2022 is the second year that California employers with 100 or more employees and at least one employee in California are required to undertake reporting that parallels the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) EEO-1 pay data reporting. The statutory goal is to have employers self-evaluate pay disparities along gender, racial, and ethnic lines to encourage voluntary compliance with equal pay and anti-discrimination laws.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, signed an executive order intended to support small businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Order 2, titled “Small Business Forward: Review and Reform of Compliance Costs on Businesses” (Order), is designed to “reform existing business regulations, ensuring local
Many of us are disillusioned and running on fumes. So how do you keep showing up when it’s hard? Y-Vonne Hutchinson, author of the forthcoming book “How to talk to your boss about race,” explains.