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Breaking News: Portions of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Blocked

In a much anticipated, last minute ruling, a U.S. District Court Judge has ordered a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the labor law violation disclosure requirements and restriction on use of arbitration agreements portions of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule and Guidance (“Final Rule”), which were set to take effect today. The pay transparency … Continue Reading

New York Substantially Increases Employer Obligations Related To Fair Pay, Pay Transparency

Following the trend set by the Pay Transparency Executive Order 13665 and Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of the California Fair Pay Act, this week New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D) signed a series of bills aimed at significantly strengthening fair pay, “pay transparency” and other legal protections available in the workplace. The five new bills impact New … Continue Reading

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Sets A New Standard for Determining Joint Employer

Last week in a divide opinion the National Labor Relations Board decided the case of Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., in which the Board announced a new standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act.  The Board’s decision significantly broadens the definition of “employer” under the Act to include unrelated companies that might … Continue Reading
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