As temperatures soar in many areas of the country, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) continues to move forward with a heat illness standard for indoor and outdoor employers.
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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a new proposed rule to increase the minimum salary requirements for the “white collar” exemptions (executive, administrative, and professional) from minimum wage and overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend its regulations to allow employee-authorized third-party representatives to accompany Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials during facility inspections. The proposed regulations would pave the way for union representatives and interest groups to join the inspection, provided the OSHA official determines participation of the third party is “reasonably necessary.”
In a recent legal development, a New York State Supreme Court ruled that the source-of-income anti-discrimination statute within the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) is unconstitutional, citing a violation of the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
On August 3, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) replaced the endorsed Form I-129S for L-1 blanket petitions with an I-129S approval notice that will now serve as the endorsement.
In this episode, Jen and Shaw Law Group attorney Megan Donaghey examine the varied uses of artificial intelligence in the workplace and the related potential liability.
A Los Angeles municipal employee’s medical leave was a motivating reason for her discharge, a California appeals court recently ruled, affirming an award of damages of…
The Mental Health Parity and Addition Equity Act requires employers to ensure that the financial requirements and treatment limitations imposed on mental health benefits…
A revised Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) scheduling letter requires that federal contractors provide two years of individual compensation data,…
Millions more workers would be eligible for overtime under a proposed rule released by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Aug 30.
NEW YORK – St. Charles Housing, LP, Menowitz Management Corp., and Rental Assistance II, Inc., doing business as Apartment Corp., interrelated companies that own and manage residential and commercial properties throughout the country, fired a female property manager just days after she told her supervisor she was pregnant, the U.S.
DENVER – SSC Montrose San Juan Operating Co., LLC and SavaSeniorCare Administrative Services, LLC (collectively, “SAVA”) have agreed to pay $150,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
In light of a letter sent to CEOs from 13 state attorneys reminding them not to discrimination on race, Alyesha Asghar says employers should review DEI policies with the attorneys.
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Bruce Buchanan talked to Attorney at Law Magazine about his contributions to the field of immigration compliance as well as future challenges and opportunities in the space.
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