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April 2016

Is your company a labor trafficker? Surely not. But if your company employs large numbers of foreign seasonal workers, you could be implicated in trafficking even if you don’t mean to be.Employment of foreign seasonal workers peaks during the summer...
A federal appeals court panel has come out with a decisioninterpreting the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last year in Young v. UPS, and the result wasn’t too good for the employer.The Sheriff’s Department of Ulster County, New York,...
On February 17, 2016, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced that it was issuing a guidance on how to comply with the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), which was geared toward California employers...
In preparing for the soon-to-be published revisions to the federal overtime regulations under Part 541 of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), one of the significant challenges employers face is continuing uncertainty as to what the new minimum...
On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, the United States Supreme Court affirmed a $5.8 million dollar judgmentagainst Tyson Foods Inc. in a class and collective action filed by workers claiming uncompensated time donning and doffing time.  Contrary...
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