Halloween season is a good time for spooky stories, so let’s talk about a subject that strikes fear in the hearts of employers everywhere: retaliation claims.
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The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has issued proposed regulations to align the state’s industry-specific wage requirements with the upcoming increases in the state minimum wage.
Supply chain or third-party vendor disruption can cause operational chaos; specifically, unauthorized access can lead an organization to negligence claims, significant fines, contract disputes, potential lawsuits, loss of revenue, and even reputational harm. Therefore, companies need to secure their data by having robust vendor agreements that address data security and outline their responsibilities in case of a breach.
Atlanta attorney Rick Warren was quoted in the Law360 article, “6th Circ. Case Highlights Belo Contract Litigation Risks.” The article discusses a Sixth Circuit case involving a company in the oil and gas industry, highlighting the complexities and potential risks associated with Belo contracts, which provide guaranteed overtime pay arrangements for irregular working hours that some attorneys say create compliance hurdles and litigation risks.
After several years of evolving guidance, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has announced that starting November 1, 2023, employees who apply for paid family and medical leave (PFML) benefits directly through the state program will be able to supplement (or “top off”) their PFML benefits with
A nursing assistant who alleged she never took a rest break and frequently had to work through her meal breaks could go forward with her wage and hour claims, a court…
I appeared on Bloomberg television with Katie Greifeld and Scarlet Fu on Monday, October 30 to discuss the United Auto Workers’ tentative agreements with Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis.
We discussed the UAW’s “stand-up strike” strategy and why it was successful. I also explained that the UAW’s approach this
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It’s not officially over yet, but the United Auto Workers appear to have won a significant victory.
President Biden’s support for autoworkers helped them make big wage gains, and labor organizers are looking to bring about similar gains elsewhere as carmakers transition to electric vehicles.
A wave of strikes that has paralyzed the auto industry came to an end on Monday, when the last of the three big car manufacturers, General Motors, reached a deal with the United Automobile Workers union.
Experts said the union’s new contracts could set precedents that give labor advantages when bargaining contracts and organizing workers.
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A former employee accused Mr. De Niro of gender discrimination and retaliation; his company accused her of improper spending and abusing her work privileges.
Halloween might seem largely like an opportunity to eat a lot of candy and drink pumpkin beer, but judging by my inbox it’s also rife with opportunities for things to go really weird at the office.