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Certain construction workers and other employees in the construction industry must be paid the entire balance of accrued and unused paid sick leave if those workers separate from employment before they reach their 90th...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · West · Alaska · Arizona · Hawaii · Nevada · Oregon · Washington

Q Would it be noncompliant to require employees to work both the day before and the day after a holiday to receive holiday pay? Also, would it break any pay laws not to provide holiday pay to an employee who calls out...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Mountain West · Colorado · Idaho · Montana · New Mexico · Utah · Wyoming

On January 29, 2024, the Biden administration announced two new measures aimed at eliminating gender and racial gaps in average earnings among employees of the federal government and federal contractors. Details First...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Southeast · Alabama · Florida · Georgia · Louisiana · Mississippi

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published its final rule on the classification of workers as either employees or independent contractors (ICs). Under the rule, the DOL returns to the “totality of the circumstances...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Great Lakes · Illinois · Indiana · Michigan · Ohio · Wisconsin

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s latest push against vaccine mandates takes form in a new law now in force in the Lone Star State. Senate Bill 7 (SB 7) prohibits private employers from adopting or enforcing certain COVID-19...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Texas · Midwest · Arkansas · Kansas · Missouri · Oklahoma

On January 9, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released a final rule—going into effect beginning March 11—that will determine whether a worker can be classified as an independent...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Mid-Atlantic · Delaware · Maryland · New Jersey · Pennsylvania · Virginia

In mid-September, the United Auto Workers (UAW), which represents nearly 150,000 auto workers, began targeted strikes at certain factories and warehouses around the country run by Ford, GM, and Stellantis NV (formerly...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · New England · Connecticut · Maine · Massachusetts · New Hampshire · Rhode Island · Vermont

Q One of our employees is on intermittent Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave. She’s gotten sick and claims it’s unrelated to her reasons for being on FMLA leave. Can we include these days in her FMLA time and have...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Midsouth · Kentucky · North Carolina · South Carolina · Tennessee · West Virginia

Employers worried about the safety of employees and clients, especially during the annual flu season, have moved toward implementing vaccination policies in the workplace. At the time of this writing, health officials...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Midsouth · Kentucky · North Carolina · South Carolina · Tennessee · West Virginia

A creative FedEx policy gets the credit in beating back a $366,160,000 jury verdict in a race discrimination case arising in Houston. Read on for news you can use! Section 1981 vs. Title VII Section 1981 of the Civil...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Texas

Q A restaurant employee works two jobs—as kitchen help earning above the minimum wage and as waitstaff earning $2.13 per hour plus tips. He works less than 40 hours per week in each job but works over 40 hours for the...

Mar 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Great Lakes · Illinois · Indiana · Michigan · Ohio · Wisconsin