NEW FEDERAL LAW.
Washington and Nevada employers need to be particularly aware of an important
new development arising out of the passage of the Patient Protection and
Affordable Care Act (recently signed by President Obama)("Federal Health
Care Law"). The Federal Health...
This blog post discusses the meal breaks and breaks to
express breast milk which a n employer in New York State must provide to its adult
employees. For rules limiting the hours of work of minors (that
is, persons less than 18 years of age) in New York, see this author's December 8, 2010 blog...
Last month, I wrote that employers denying lactation rights
to employees was not problem that needed remedial legislation. Wouldn't you
know it, news broke last week of a federal judge in Houston who
dismissed a sex discrimination case- EEOC v. Houston Funding [pdf] -in which the employee
HEY! Which one of you just threw that breast pump at my head?
** Dons sensitivity invisibility cloak **
Nearly two years ago, I wrote here about how the The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to require companies to afford employees a "reasonable...