No industry is immune to privacy and cybersecurity risks, and the real estate industry is no exception.
U.S. manufacturers that maintain operations or supply chains in Mexico will continue to face challenges as Mexico accelerates implementation of its new labor law and the United States increases pressure on Mexico for faster labor reforms through unprecedented enforcement tools available under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Manufacturers are the principal focus of this new initiative.
As all eyes are on Washington, DC today with the inauguration of our 46th President. President Biden has laid out an “aggressive plan” to “change the course of the pandemic, build a bridge towards economic recovery, and invest in racial justice.” The 19-page plan the incoming administration published last week
As one of his first actions as President, Joe Biden has issued an executive order overturning the much controversial Executive Order 13950: Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping. In addition to additional actions aimed at promoting and ensuring equity, the new Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved
The CCPA has reached the one-year mark. This is a good time for businesses to review the success of their compliance programs and recalibrate for the CCPA’s second year. Here are a few suggestions to kick off that review:
Privacy Policies. The CCPA requires a business to update the
As suspected, it appears imminent that former EEOC Commissioner will be named as Director of OFCCP under newly inaugurated President Joe Biden. Ms. Yang’s name appears on the list of Department of Labor leadership as Director of OFCCP though no formal announcement has been made by OFCCP.
We will bring
As we are preparing for a change in leadership at OFCCP, the Agency has published its first Section 503 Focused Reviews Annual Report and issued Section 503 Certificates of Merit. As many are aware, OFCCP Director Craig Leen is passionate about fighting for and protecting the rights of individuals with
Directing a union election among dockworkers and clerks at a California distribution center, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) official rejected the employer’s argument that an appropriate unit must also include drivers working out of the same facility.
The statute of limitation periods in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) give rise to substantive, non-waivable rights rendering a contractually shortened limitation period unenforceable, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has held.
Paul Friedman discusses the logistical implications of investigations from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration regarding missing plan participants in “EBSA Clarifies Obligations to Missing Retirement Plan Participants,” published by SHRM.
Apparently undeterred by prior litigation striking it down, the Department of Labor (DOL) has published another rule in the Federal Register raising minimum wages for high-skilled workers. The “Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States” Rule (Wage Protection Rule) will go
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that two new associates, Melissa M. Castillo, Tampa and Erica Johnson, Memphis, have joined the firm.
In 2020, federal and state laws regulating wages and hours of work continued to change and develop, expanding in some areas, and contracting in others. In “2020 Wage & Hour Developments: A Year in Review,” we look back on significant wage and hour developments at the federal and state level.
For years, U.S. employers with international operations have struggled to understand their obligations under the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) when implementing reductions-in-force and group layoffs.
Increased enforcement of workplace safety and health regulations is on the horizon and it will not be all about COVID-19. In December, the U.S. Department of Labor updated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive inspection program, emphasizing recordkeeping requirements.