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Do We Have to Allow Emotional Support Animals at Work?
July 24, 2018
The use of emotional support animals is on the rise. It's important to remember a few things.
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DOL Provides Guidance Regarding When There is an Employment Relationship with Caregivers
July 23, 2018
There has been a lot of uncertainty in recent years concerning when an entity will be considered an employer of caregivers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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NLRB Seeks Increased Participation In Its ADR Program
July 23, 2018
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has launched a new “pilot program” to enhance the use of its Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program, established in 2005.
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We Sued the DOL, and the DOL Blinked
July 18, 2018
Following this week's news of the U.S. Department of Labor formally pulling back the "Persuader" Rule, please find below a summary from Shawe Rosenthal LLP, the Worklaw®  Network member firm from Baltimore, Maryland.
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NLRB Expands Weingarten Rights
July 17, 2018
A recent decision from a three-member panel of the NLRB appears to depart from over 40 years of precedent regarding an employee’s right to union representation during an investigatory interview.
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July Updates in Labor and Employment Law
July 16, 2018
An update on several items in July.
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Massachusetts: Does the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) Create an Immediate Entitlement to Maternity Leave?
July 13, 2018
Massachusetts has its own parental leave law, which requires employers with six or more employees to provide eight weeks of unpaid leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
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The Smoke Hasn’t Cleared: What’s the Workplace Impact of the FDA’s Approval of a Marijuana Based Drug?
July 13, 2018
The FDA recently approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol), which contains a marijuana-derived drug substance, for the treatment of two rare forms of epilepsy.  Does this mean that the federal government is saying that people can now begin using a marijuana-based drug treatment – including employees in the workplace?
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California: Local Minimum-Wage Increase In Effect: Time To Check Your Payroll
July 13, 2018
California employers, it may be time once again to update your payroll. On July 1, 2018, the minimum wage increased in many cities in California, including Los Angeles.
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A Review of the Supreme Court's 2017-2018 Term
July 12, 2018
The United States Supreme Court concluded its 2017-2018 term with a bang, issuing decisions in several highly publicized cases impacting labor and employment.
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Minimizing the Risks of a Form I-9 Inspection
July 10, 2018
Periodic review of your Forms and the procedures associated with these Forms can help to minimize the risk of being assessed penalties.
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Justice Kennedy's Retirement and the Potential Impact on the Future of Labor and Employment Law
July 2, 2018
Justice Anthony Kennedy recently announced his retirement from the United States Supreme Court, effective July 31, 2018.
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