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Zika Virus Concerns in the Workplace

February 10, 2016 | Legal Update Article

A global health alarm on the outbreak of a disease or virus raises issues for employers and employees as to the appropriate workplace responses. In recent years, Avian flu, swine flu (H1N1), and Ebola drew workplace concerns. Now, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health... Read More

Congress Reacts to Obama Administration Moves on Joint Employer Liability

February 9, 2016 | Legal Update Article

The Republican leadership of a congressional oversight committee has started investigating inter-agency communications in response to the Obama Administration’s attempts to hold business franchisors accountable for labor law violations of their franchisees. Last August, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a highly... Read More

Massachusetts Moves Closer to Toughening Pay Equity Requirements

February 12, 2016 | Legal Update Article

The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill to amend the state’s Equal Pay Act that would impose more rigorous equal pay obligations on employers by prohibiting certain conduct. The House is considering the bill. Under the Equal Pay Act, employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees on the basis of gender in the... Read More

Former Employee’s SOX Whistleblower Claim Fails, Federal Appeals Court Rules

February 10, 2016 | Legal Update Article

Finding a former employee failed to “put up” sufficient facts to support the nexus between his termination and whistleblower activity protected by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), the federal appeals court in Philadelphia, in effect, has told him to “shut up,” affirming summary judgment unanimously in favor of the... Read More

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Gene Marsh Comments on Academic Fraud Scandal

February 12, 2016 | Associated Press

Gene Marsh comments on North Carolina's academic fraud scandal in the Associated Press' "North Carolina's NCAA academic case stuck in holding pattern". Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

Nickole Winnett Discusses Upcoming OSHA Rules

February 11, 2016 | Remodeling Magazine

Nickole Winnett discusses OSHA's upcoming rules in "OSHA's Coming Distractions," publsihed by Remodeling Magazine. Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

Ed Cherof Discusses Interview Questions Employers Should Never Ask

February 10, 2016 | Law 360

Ed Cherof discusses job interview questions that can expose employers to legal liability in Law 360's "5 Questions Employers Should Never Ask In Job Interviews." Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

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February 16

Brooklyn, NY

Wage and Hour Laws In 2016: Change Is In The Air

February 16, 2016
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
St. Francis College
180 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

2016 Brooklyn Breakfast Series

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February 18

Melville, NY

SHRM LI Breakfast: Look Who’s Talking Now: Protecting Confidentiality in the Workplace

February 18, 2016
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST
MELVILLE MARRIOTT
1350 Old Walt Whitman Road
(Exit 49 off the L.I.E)
Melville, NY 11747

The Long Island Office of Jackson Lewis P.C., in partnership with SHRM LI, invites you to this exciting and informati... Read More

February 24

Reston, VA

D.C. Region Workplace Law Breakfast Series: Understanding and Preparing for Compliance with the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces ("Blacklisting") Executive Order

February 24, 2016
7:45 AM - 9:15 AM EST
Jackson Lewis P.C.
10701 Parkridge Blvd
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Reston, VA 20191

Employers of every size and in every industry face employment law challenges.... Read More