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Retail Industry Workplace Law Update – Winter 2020

  • January 2, 2020

Class Action Trends Report

This issue of our quarterly report takes a look back at the most significant class action developments of 2019. Topics include:

  • The proliferation of independent contractor claims
  • Noteworthy class settlements and verdicts
  • The continuing impact of #MeToo
  • The increasing number of privacy class actions
  • How the judiciary shapes class litigation

Read the Report …

Employers in Union-Related Group Health Plans Must Still Comply with ACA Reporting Requirements

Retail employers who provide health benefits to their union workforce through a multiemployer group health plan must ensure they satisfy all the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements regarding their union employees. Read full article …

USCIS Announces Implementation of H-1B Electronic Registration for FY 2021 Cap Season

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced it is implementing an electronic registration process in the next H-1B visa lottery. Read full article …

Colorado Labor Agency Adopts Wage Rules that Include Bar on Vacation Pay Forfeiture

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has amended its Wage Protection Act Rules that include a prohibition against forfeiture of vacation pay under the Colorado Wage Claim Act. Read full article …

Please contact a Jackson Lewis attorney if you have any questions about these developments.

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