The Internal Revenue Service recently announced its cost-of-living adjustments applicable to dollar limitations on benefits and contributions for retirement plans generally effective for Tax Year 2024 (see IRS Notice 2023-75). Most notably, the limitation on annual salary deferrals into a 401(k) or 403(b) plan will increase to $23,000, and the
Archives for November 2, 2023
This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal in the last month.
At the Supreme Court
As heat records continue to be broken around the country, mine operators are having to direct more time and attention to protecting their personnel from the dangers of heat stress.
Many Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) safety standards are front and center for operators because they deal with them daily.
Since the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard University and the University of North Carolina on June 29, 2023, striking down race-conscious admission processes in higher education, it has sent shock waves throughout the corporate community as business leaders consider the
In yet another example of its focus on imposing greater data security accountability, the New York Attorney General (“NYAG”) recently announced a significant settlement with Marymount Manhattan College (“the College”). The settlement stems from a data breach to which the College was subject in 2021. Following an investigation, which, according
Jennifer Shaw appeared on “The Afternoon News with Kitty O’Neal” to discuss new laws affecting California employers including cannabis consumption, sick leave, and more. You can listen to the interview here.
Artificial Intelligence is becoming more prevalent in the workplace. So, it’s not surprising that the White House’s “Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence” addresses the use of AI at work. Although the Order itself does not have the force of law, it directs federal agencies to take certain actions and offers employers a preview of coming attractions.
Patricia Pryor comments on the increase of disability discrimination charges as more companies deny workers’ requests to stay home for mental health reasons in “The Fight Over Return-to-Office Is Turning Into a Disability Dispute,” published by the Wall Street Journal.
Kevin Lauri and Robin Davis comment on her recent elevation to managing principal of the firm’s Raleigh and Charlotte offices in “Jackson Lewis Taps Litigation Atty To Lead 2 NC Offices,” published by Law360.
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce it has earned “National Tier 1” rankings in the 2024 Best Law Firms list in the following practice areas:
The fitness industry is projected to outpace the national average growth for U.S. employers over the next ten years. As a result, fitness studios, clubs, gym facilities, and other wellness-centered businesses face unique independent contractor issues, wage and hour practices, and harassment and discrimination claims.
Goldberg Segalla has earned 38 national and regional rankings in the annual Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey for 2024.
Employers who have employees working overnight shifts when daylight saving time ends and standard time begins must pay these employees an additional hour.
Washington D.C. attorney Nancy Holt was quoted in the Law.com article, “Feds Putting Squeeze on Federal Contractors for Hiring Disparities.” To read the full article, click here. (subscription required)