CA Supreme Court Publishes "Hours Worked" Decision

The California Supreme Court has concluded that employees must be compensated for time spent on the employer’s premises waiting for, and undergoing, required exit searches of packages, bags, or personal technology devices....By: BakerHostetler
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BakerHostetler | Feb 14,2020 |

New York City Issues Guidance Clarifying New Independent Contractor Protections Under Human Rights Law

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) has released a factsheet providing guidance on its view of the scope of the anti-discrimination protections provided to individuals performing services as independent contractors and freelancers...By: Jackson Lewis P.C.
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Jackson Lewis P.C. | Feb 14,2020 |

Alert: CFIUS Update: Final Regulations Implement FIRRMA

The US Department of the Treasury has issued two final regulations implementing the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 ("FIRRMA"). The final regulations broadly expand the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investment in...By: Cooley LLP
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Cooley LLP | Feb 14,2020 |

[Webinar] What's in an Employment Agreement? To Dos, To Don'ts, and Tadas! - February 27th, 1:00 pm ET

This month we're taking a break from updates on emerging employment law issues. Let's take a moment to get back to some "basics." Not every organization uses employment agreements, but many do. Others perhaps should. And some have contracts in place...By: Horton Law PLLC
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Horton Law PLLC | Feb 14,2020 |

Legislation Proposed to Allow Employers to Make Matching Contributions on Student Loan Repayments

Two bills have been introduced in the Senate that would allow employers to make matching contributions under 401(k), 403(b), governmental 457(b) and SIMPLE plans as if the participant’s student loan payments were salary reduction contributions. On...By: Locke Lord LLP
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Locke Lord LLP | Feb 14,2020 |

Legislative Highlights for Oregon Employers in 2020

Oregon’s active 2019 legislative session has prompted the need for several policy and handbook updates for employers doing business in Oregon.  This Insight provides an overview of the most notable recent employment law developments in Oregon....By: Littler
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Littler | Feb 14,2020 |

Coronavirus: An Employer’s Action Guide

Daily headlines about the growing coronavirus threat have many employers concerned that they are not doing all they should to protect employees without undue disruption to operations. Here are some answers that may inform your own response plan....By: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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The Event Driven #MeToo Lawsuit: An Update on the CBS Securities Class Action

Last June, we wrote a Legal Update on Recent Developments in Securities Litigation: The "Event Driven" #MeToo Lawsuit. Event driven securities litigation is where negative events, instead of financial misstatements or omissions, trigger the filing of...By: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | Feb 14,2020 |

Who Controls When State And Federal Regulators Disagree On Whether A Chemical Is A Carcinogen?

Environment- Who Controls When State and Federal Regulators Disagree on Whether a Chemical Is a Carcinogen? California AG Xavier Becerra filed an amicus brief in the California Court of Appeal in support of the plaintiff’s position in Johnson v....By: Cozen O'Connor
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Cozen O'Connor | Feb 14,2020 |

The Netherlands: Scan your employees, not their fingerprints

At the end of 2019, Dutch department store chain HEMA announced it was going to stop using fingerprints for its time clocks and sales registers. HEMA had been planning to introduce this fast and reliable method of identification in all its shops....By: Littler
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Littler | Feb 14,2020 |
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