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Moonlighting: The Indian Legal Perspective
September 26, 2022
Moonlighting has emerged as a frequent challenge for work-from-home employers in India in light of the nationwide lockdown, following an urgent need to ensure workplace safety.
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Musings on a California Wage (Reimbursement) Suit
August 16, 2022
California Labor Code Section 2802 makes employers liable for expenses “in direct consequence of the discharge of his or her duties…” Covered reimbursement-required expenses can include travel, personal phone use, and furnishing a home office (if it’s required).
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Employee Benefit Plans in a Post-Roe World: Avoiding Criminal Liability and Other Considerations
June 30, 2022
Employers with a wider regional or national footprint may find themselves faced with questions from employees regarding access to abortion services. In the following, we discuss several options for employee benefit plans and the risks associated with each plan of action.
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CMS On Your Radar - Key employment issues worldwide May 2022
May 25, 2022
A dominant theme in this edition of OYR is the war in Ukraine. We hear from our Ukrainian colleagues how labour law has been deregulated during the period of martial law. Further across Europe, we see how the war has had an impact on employment law.
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What is Web Scraping and Why Should Employers Be Concerned?
May 17, 2022
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in LinkedIn v. hiQ Labs, Inc. that “web scraping” is likely not illegal and allowed web scraping company hiQ Labs, Inc. to “web scrape” LinkedIn’s website.
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Massachusetts Supreme Court Rules That Paying Employee Even One Day Late Can Lead to Triple (Treble) Damages
April 19, 2022
In Reuter v. City of Methuen, No. SJC-13121 (Mass. April 4, 2022), a recent decision from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), the Court ruled that paying employees late is the equivalent to not paying at all, thereby entitling them to triple damages if they are not paid on time.
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An (Updated) Employer’s Guide to March Madness
March 18, 2022
With the play-in games underway, March Madness has officially descended upon employers everywhere. An estimated 40 million Americans will fill out tournament brackets.
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DOL Announces First Major Revisions to Davis-Bacon Act in 40 Years
March 11, 2022
On March 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor announced its notice of proposed rulemaking  that seeks to update the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts. This is the first major revision to the DBA in over 40 years.
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Department of Homeland Security Takes Steps that May Help Ukrainian Employees in US
March 8, 2022
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that due to the ongoing conditions in Ukraine, it will designate Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months.
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"Divesting” from Russia: What Employers Should Consider
March 4, 2022
As Russia’s bombardment of many Ukrainian cities continues, employers may be considering divesting from Russia. Here are some things to consider.
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Illinois Supreme Court rules that Workers’ Compensation Act does not preempt BIPA claims
February 14, 2022
In a February 3, 2022 decision in Marquita McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park LLC, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that employee claims for damages for violations of their statutory privacy rights under the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA) are not barred by the Workers’ Compensation Act.
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CMS On Your Radar - Key employment issues worldwide
January 21, 2022
This edition of On your radar highlights important employment law developments expected in Europe in 2022.
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Sep 30

Hiring Best Practices: Salary History Bans and Pay Transparency https://t.co/VvgiyIJKBd

Sep 29

Form I-9 Changes Effective November 1, 2022 - What Employers Need to Know https://t.co/ulqR6AEV9A

Sep 26

The Indian Legal Perspective on Moonlighting: https://t.co/tKDboCHotM