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April 11, 2018

Another Step Toward Equal Pay

On April 9, 2018, in Rizo v. Yovino, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that under the federal Equal Pay Act an employer cannot justify a wage differential between […]
April 11, 2018

Ask the Experts: Workplace Assault and Workers’ Compensation

April 11th, 2018 Q: One of our employees was assaulted and injured by another coworker in our workplace. Is this compensable under California workers’ compensation? A: […]
April 9, 2018

Federal Employment Law Update – April 2018

Supreme Court Rules Auto-Service Advisors Exempt from FLSA Overtime Requirement and Rejects Narrow Construction of Exemptions On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in […]
April 9, 2018

Washington Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Labor Relations On March 23, 2018, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed three bills (H.B. 2751, S.B. 6229, and S.B. 6231) covering the following: […]
April 9, 2018

Iowa Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Alcohol Testing Policies On March 28, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2383) amending the state’s law relating to private employer […]
April 9, 2018

Michigan Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Job Interview Requirements On March 26, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation (S.B. 353) prohibiting local governmental bodies from adopting, enforcing, or […]
April 9, 2018

Colorado Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Physician Noncompete Exemption for Rare Disorder On April 2, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation (S.B. 82) granting physicians the right to […]
April 9, 2018

Virginia Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Group Health Insurance and Continuation of Coverage On March 23, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1368) disqualifying a discharged employee […]
April 9, 2018

Tennessee Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Workers’ Compensation and Agricultural Employers On April 2, 2018, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed legislation (S.B. 2141) permitting employers of farm or agricultural […]
April 9, 2018

Kentucky Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Protections for National Guard Members On April 2, 2018, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation (H.B. 291) clarifying that employment protections apply to […]
April 9, 2018

Utah Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Broadcasting Companies and Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants On March 27, 2018, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed legislation (H.B. 241) modifying the state’s Post-Employment Restrictions […]
April 9, 2018

Idaho Employment Law Update – April 2018

April 9th, 2018 Minimum Wage On March 26, 2018, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed legislation (H.B. 466) providing an exemption to the applicability of the state’s […]
May 23, 2018

SCOTUS Epic Decision: Employers Can Enforce Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) held, in a case of epic proportion to the employment litigation world, that employers […]
May 24, 2018

Ask the Experts: Foreign FMLA Documentation

May 24th, 2018 Question: How should we handle a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave request for an employee to care for a parent who […]
May 29, 2018

Ask the Experts: Which Employers Must Use the OSHA 300 Log

May 29th, 2018 Question: Which employers are required to maintain records of illnesses and injuries under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) recordkeeping and reporting […]
May 31, 2018

FMLA Forms Expire June 1

May 31st, 2018 The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms expire at midnight tonight. So what should you do? Keep using […]