Labor & Employment Law

NLRB Announces New Standard Governing Workplace Rules

On December 14, 2017, the NLRB reversed the portion of an Administrative Law Judge’s 2014 decision that barred The Boeing Company’s rule prohibiting the use of cell phones to capture images or take video on company grounds. [1] In doing so, the NLRB overruled the standard set forth in the 2004 Lutheran Heritage decision [2], namely that [...]

December 27th, 2017|Labor & Employment Law, News|

Effective Anti-Harassment Policies Must Start At The Top Of The Organization

The continuing public exposure of sexual harassment by powerful executives and celebrities has shed light on the need for effective policies to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. The EEOC Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace issued an extensive report in June 2016. Among the primary findings in the report [...]

November 17th, 2017|Labor & Employment Law, News|

House of Representatives Passes Bill Narrowing Joint-Employer Definition

On November 7, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill narrowing the definition of “joint employer” issued in 2015 by the National Labor Relations Board in the well-publicized Brown-Ferris Industries matter. In Brown-Ferris , the Board adopted an “indirect or potential control” standard in finding that a waste management company jointly employed workers with a staffing agency. [...]

November 8th, 2017|Labor & Employment Law, News|

Employers Beware: New York City’s New Salary History Law Is Effective As Of October 31

On October 31, 2017 New York City’s new salary history law goes into effect. The law, which applies to private employers of any size, bars employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s salary history, but permits employers to request an applicant’s compensation demands. The law also bars employers from seeking salary history information from an [...]

October 31st, 2017|Labor & Employment Law, News|

Should I Get an Employment Attorney?

When it comes to your job, do you need the services of an employment attorney? There is a fine line when it comes to hiring legal guidance, but if you are still not sure after reading this article then it cannot hurt to consult an attorney. They will ultimately be able to give you the [...]

September 14th, 2017|Labor & Employment Law, News|

The Implications of Trump Administration in Wage and Hour Litigation: What You Need to Know

Michael Mauro will be participating in a live webcast regarding The Implications of Trump Administration in Wage and Hour Litigation on March 27, 2017 from 3 pm – 4 pm. […]

March 20th, 2017|Labor & Employment Law|

What to Do When You Need a Lawyer as an Employer 

Employment law is always changing. Unfortunately, that means that you’re going to have a harder time trying to understand laws on your own. Governments and courts constantly interpret the laws in different ways, so even when you think you have a good grasp of the law there is usually a precedent that has been set [...]

December 15th, 2016|Labor & Employment Law|