On August 31, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board issued its 3-1 decision in American Federation for Children, Inc. 372 NLRB No. 137, overturning Amnesty International, 368 NLRB No. 112 (2019), and dramatically expanding the definition of what constitutes “protected concerted activity” under Section 7 of the National Labor
Archives for September 10, 2023
As has been highly anticipated since the finalization of the Agency’s recently updated Scheduling Letter, OFCCP has released a new list of contractors selected for audit (FY2023 Release 2). The Agency has also published an explanation of the methodology used to select the contractors for review.
Per the Agency’s e-mail
The new Illinois Transportation Benefits Program Act (HB 2068; P.A. 103-291) aims to promote the commuter benefits available to employees who use public transportation to commute to and from work.
Beginning January 1, 2024, certain employers located within designated Illinois counties and townships will be required to provide employees a “pre-tax commuter
This summer, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted rules to enhance and standardize disclosures by public companies regarding cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance, and incidents.
The rules will impose a number of new requirements, including disclosures regarding:
Material cybersecurity incidents, which must be made within four (4)
The Beltway Buzz is a weekly update summarizing labor and employment news from inside the Beltway and clarifying how what’s happening in Washington, D.C., could impact your business.
Mickey Chichester and Ellie McPike discuss workplace surveillance and the considerations and laws that employers must be aware of if they are tracking employees who work off site.
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Jason R. Stanevich talks about the challenges presented by Connecticut’s new state law that reduces the number of circumstances under which nurses can be required to work mandatory overtime.
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Denise Visconti talks about the importance of transparency in employees’ sales compensation plans.
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Paul Piccigallo and Matthew R. Capobianco talk about a new law in New York that will charge employers who commit wage theft in that state with larceny.
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Michael Lotito and Shannon Meade discuss findings from the 2023 Labor Day Report by Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute.
More than four years since the passage of Oregon’s Paid Family Medical Leave Act into law, paid leave benefits are now available to Oregon employees, as of Sept. 3.
A new ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will make it easier for workers to get legal protection for concerted activity at the workplace.
In response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed overtime rule, employers should look carefully at any exempt positions earning less than $60,000 per year, said…
A high school football coach who was fired then reinstated to his job after winning a U.S. Supreme Court case over the right to pray on the field has now quit his job…
Whoever wrote this meme doesn’t understand freelance work.
With the caveat that I’ve never actually seen Pretty Woman, I’ll break down why this was a great deal.
1. $100 an hour was for actual “work” with clients.
2. To earn $3000 that means 30 hours of hard work with 30