Timothy Dominick and Christopher Valentino discuss the implications of changes to New York State’s Pay Transparency Law requiring all postings for jobs to include a salary or salary range in “New York Pay Transparency Law Goes into Effect Sunday” published by Long Island Business News.
Archives for September 18, 2023
After the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) labor contracts with the “Detroit Three” automakers expired on September 14, 2023, and the parties were not able to agree on new contract terms, the UAW began striking at targeted plants at midnight on September 15, 2023. Manufacturing and other companies within the automotive supplier network bracing for a resulting downturn in orders may be looking to implement potentially long-term loss mitigation strategies such as furlough, pay cuts, altered schedules, and even layoffs. Employers of foreign workers must consider how these actions affect their compliance with federal immigration rules.
On Friday, August 18, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a landmark decision overturning nearly 30 years of precedent limiting plaintiffs in Title VII cases to claims based on “ultimate employment decisions.” Where previously employment discrimination claims were limited to actions such as “hiring, granting leave, discharging, promoting, and compensating,” employees can now pursue claims based on any discriminatory practice that alters the “terms, conditions, or privileges of their employment.”
Under Conn. Gen. Stat. § 31-307 (a), in order for a claimant to be entitled to temporary total indemnity benefits, his injury must result in a total incapacity to work, defined as “the inability of the employee, because of his injuries, to work at his customary calling or at any other occupation he might reasonably follow. Cochran v. DOT, 220 Conn. App. 855, 867-868 (2023).
Historically, Georgia courts have declined to apply another state’s law to determine whether to enforce restrictive covenants against a Georgia employee, regardless of whether the agreement stated that another state’s law controlled (choice-of-law provision). So, too, Georgia’s law has long distinguished between restrictive covenants that are reasonable (in scope, duration, and geographic reach) and those that are unreasonable; the former are enforceable, while the latter are considered “in general restraint of trade.” Contracts that are “in general restraint of trade” are “deemed to be contrary to public policy” and “cannot be enforced” in Georgia. O.C.G.A. 13-8-2(a).
The number of workers on strike this year has already surpassed any year since the start of the pandemic, according to Bloomberg Law’s database of work stoppages.
A leader must build interpersonal communication skills to reach the next level in his career.
For at least a decade, labor organizers have tried to make inroads at the nation’s banks, but Wells Fargo is the only big one where workers are actually trying to unionize.
The United Auto Workers union has never been a friend of conservatives.
“The parties have agreed the best path forward is a resolution that allows an end to this litigation,” a joint statement from Sanders and the university states.
In contract disputes from Detroit to Hollywood, organized labor leaders are holding firm in their efforts to gain more pay and job security for members.
It may be ill-advised, but if their work doesn’t risk anyone’s safety, let a manager handle it.
This is the first of a two-part series on the three factors to consider when evaluating the possible impact a job change could have on a certified PERM labor certification and a foreign national’s green card process.
Typically, unless the foreign worker qualifies for an exception, employers sponsoring a foreign