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Maternity Leave ≠ Sitting on Your A** Part II
February 2, 2023
This post focuses on how employers can best support their employees who have taken parental leave—both those who have given birth and those who take caregiving leave and are adjusting to new responsibilities as a parent.
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Connecticut: What Employers Should Know About the New Clean Slate Law (and Other New or Changed Laws)
February 2, 2023
On January 1, 2023, Connecticut’s “Clean Slate” law went into effect, which seeks to remove barriers to employment for eligible individuals convicted of certain low-level crimes, who have completed their sentences and have had no further involvement with the criminal justice system since their release.
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USCIS Proposes Fee Increases for Most Immigration Filings
February 1, 2023
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a proposed rule in the Federal Register earlier this month that would enable the agency to significantly increase many immigration filing fees.
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On Your Radar - Key 2023 Employment Issues Across Europe and Beyond
January 31, 2023
Welcome to the first edition of On your radar for 2023, which highlights expected international employment law developments over the year ahead.
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Colorado 2023 – Employers Be Aware
January 27, 2023
Five items for Colorado Employers to look for at the start of 2023.
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Who Really Qualifies for the Administrative Exemption from Overtime?
January 26, 2023
Even employers with good intentions often have a misunderstanding of what it takes to legally classify employees as exempt. Unfortunately, when it comes to wage and hour violations, ignorance is not bliss. 
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Support/Service Animals in the Workplace – What Should Employers Do?
January 25, 2023
Requests for accommodation via service and emotional support animals are becoming increasingly common, particularly in connection with mental disabilities. And clearly, this topic is one of particular interest for the EEOC.
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Best of Times, Worst of Times for Unions: BLS Report Shows Increasing Organizing Success But Continued Overall Union Membership Decline
January 25, 2023
On January 19, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual report regarding union membership.
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Minnesota Legislature Proposes Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family Medical Leave
January 24, 2023
While it is early in the 2023 Minnesota legislative process, the Democrats who control both the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate have introduced two workplace mandates that have already been heard in committee hearings.
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Paid Leave Oregon – Volume III: Tax Status of Contributions and Benefit Payments
January 24, 2023
Most businesses with Oregon employees began paying into Oregon’s new family and medical leave insurance program as of January 1, 2023. While several “in the weeds” administrative questions still remain unanswered, Paid Leave Oregon and the Oregon Department of Revenue have issued guidance regarding the taxability of the program’s mandatory contributions and plan benefits
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Michigan: Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Time - Significant Changes May Take Effect for all Employers on February 20th
January 19, 2023
In 2018, special interest groups began gathering signatures for two ballot initiatives, the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act (the “IWOWA”) and the Earned Sick Time Act (the “ESTA”).
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Maternity Leave ≠ Sitting on Your A**
January 19, 2023
So some of you may have seen the recent uproar over a senior (labor and employment) attorney’s text message to an associate who found another job while she was on maternity leave.
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Feb 06

USCIS Proposes Fee Increases for Most Immigration Filings https://t.co/pDFFDrSGol

Feb 03

Connecticut: What Employers Should Know About the New Clean Slate Law (and Other New or Changed Laws) https://t.co/IZKvXSkSXi

Feb 03

Maternity Leave ≠ Sitting on Your A** Part II https://t.co/IprexKC6Vl