Employers with 50 or more employees in 20 or more
workweeks in the current or preceding calendar year, including joint employers
and successors to covered employers, must comply with the Family and Medical
Leave Act ("FMLA"). The FMLA requires...
We previously wrote
about the EEOC's increasingly aggressive position against inflexible leave of
absence policies that provide for automatic termination of employment when an
employee does not or cannot return to work at the end of a specified...
New Hampshire became the latest state to enact a law pertaining to noncompete agreements. Effective July 14, 2012, New Hampshire law ( H.B. 1270 ) now requires that:
Prior to or concurrent with making an offer of change in job classification or an...
In 2011, the United States Supreme Court held in Thompson v. North American Stainless that an employer may violate Title VII by retaliating against an employee who is related to a worker engaged in conduct protected by Title VII-even if the employee himself...
In a case of first impression, the United States District
Court for the Second Circuit recently held that the law requires an employer to
pay an employee returning from military service to a commission-based job the
same total amount of pay he or she...
What do fashion designer Norma Kamali, journalist Charlie
Rose, Elite Model Management Corporation, and the Hearst Corporation have in
common? All have been sued by former unpaid interns, claiming that their
unpaid status violated the Fair Labor Standards...
Recently, the EEOC filed a lawsuit against Hire Dynamics,
a staffing firm (click here for the
EEOC press release). According to the complaint , after
a Hire Dynamics employee filed a charge of discrimination against one of its
clients, the staffing...