Employers are reminded that the New York State Pay Transparency Law goes into effect Sept. 17, 2023. Covered employers in New York State will have new pay transparency obligations related to job advertisements.
Archives for August 29, 2023
A federal district court applied the wrong legal test when it held on summary judgment that oil rig workers were not entitled to compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for the time they spent changing into and out of protective gear, holds the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Tyger v. Precision Drilling Corp., No. 22-1613, 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 21374 (Aug. 16, 2023).
Roger Trim comments on new promotion transparency requirements taking effect in January 2024, requiring businesses to notify Colorado employees about all job openings and not just promotions in “States Put New Spin on Pay Gap Laws with Promotion Transparency,” published by Bloomberg Law.
Executive Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (which covers Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi) recently held that Title VII plaintiffs can show they were subjected to an adverse employment action for purposes of a Title VII claim even if they were not subjected to an “ultimate employment decision.”
NLRB adopted a modified “Joy Silk doctrine,” which facilitates union organizing by card check instead of a secret ballot election. When a union demands recognition with a majority of employee-signed cards, the employer must either (i) recognize and bargain with the union or (ii) promptly file an RM
More than four years since the passage of Oregon’s Paid Family Medical Leave Act into law, paid leave benefits will finally be available to Oregon employees starting September 3, 2023. Applications for benefits, toolkits and quick start guides are all now available online at paidleave.oregon.gov. Here is what employers need
SAN DIEGO (August 28, 2023) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Mattheus Stephens as a shareholder in its San Diego office. Stephens joins from Schor Vogelzang & Chung LLP and brings more than 30 years of trial and litigation experience.
The California Supreme Court recently issued a ruling that expands the definition of employer under the state’s discrimination statute. This expansion may also have a…
United Auto Workers (UAW) members approved a strike, should negotiations over a new four-year contract fail and union leaders call for one.
Calls for Kenny Parcell to step down from the National Association of Realtors began immediately after The New York Times published an article with complaints of harassment and discrimination from multiple women.
A conversation with Babson professor Tom Davenport on the democratization of digital transformation.
How to separate the legal implications from the politics.