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by Tammy Binford

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Q What is considered compensable time during the onboarding process under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)—for example, time completing paperwork before the start date as well as time reviewing policies and procedures...

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

Barring a successful legal challenge to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) ban on noncompetes, almost all noncompetes will be unenforceable beginning September 4, 2024. As such, employers are concerned about the...

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

On April 29, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its long-anticipated final guidance on workplace harassment and provided specific examples of behavior that constitutes unlawful harassment...

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

Q What’s considered compensable time during the onboarding process under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)—for example, time completing paperwork before the start date, as well as time reviewing policies and procedures...

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

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule that raises the minimum salary threshold of the standard exemption from the minimum wage and overtime protections under the Fair Labor...

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

Most employers understand the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires them to have an effective harassment policy. However, the EEOC hasn’t provided any guidance on the content of these policies...

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

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) noncompete rule deals a death blow to traditional noncompete agreements. Assuming challenges are unsuccessful, the rule will go into effect in August and will negate all existing...

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

Q What’s considered compensable time during the onboarding process under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)—for example, time completing paperwork before the start date, as well as time reviewing policies and procedures...

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

On April 22, 2024, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals substantially redefined the burden of proof employers must meet to establish the degree of impairment that can be apportioned to a preexisting condition in...

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

On March 15, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Lindke v. Freed that lays out a two-part test for when a public official’s social media activity constitutes state action. According to the Court, a public...

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

On April 29, 2024, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published its “Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace,” which is meant to update, consolidate, and replace the previous guidance...

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

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted, 3 to 2, to ban nearly all noncompete agreements. The ban is scheduled to become effective on September 4, 2024. Whether the rule will become effective remains...

Jun 01, 2024 · Federal Employment Law Insider

On Tuesday, April 23, 2024, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-delayed final rule—Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees...

Jun 01, 2024 · Federal Employment Law Insider