Expanded and Expensive: Preparing for radical changes in overtime law
Courtney Bru Charles S. Plumb Paul A. Ross On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor released its long-awaited
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Finally final: Rules offer guidance on how ADA and GINA apply to employer wellness programs
On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finalized two rules that describe how Title I of
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Summertime, and the Livin’ is…well, potentially complicated
Ah…summertime. It’s finally here. The long days, the slower pace. Vacations, hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill, and the ever-present
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Employee says ‘Labor Board;’ Court says ‘Retaliation’
When does a retaliation claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) arise?  Put another way, does an employee actually
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Defend Trade Secrets Act requires immediate review of confidentiality agreements with employees and contractors
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), which creates a new federal cause of
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Resignation triggers clock start for filing constructive discharge claims
Federal law requires a governmental employee to file a constructive discharge claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission within 45
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Preventing discrimination against Muslim and Middle Eastern employees
Background In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has
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DOL releases new overtime regulations
On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations, which will
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EEOC issues new guidance on leave of absence and ADA accommodations
On May 9, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a new guidance document addressing the intersection of
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EEOC issues bathroom guidelines for transgender employees
Last summer the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its “Best Practices: A Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender
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