California employers are not only required to refrain from discriminating against employees on the basis of disability, but they also have an obligation to provide “reasonable accommodations” for employees with disabilities. The duty to accommodate employees has become confusing for employers and employees alike. In litigation, the issue of the interactive process has become one of the most important aspects for litigants, counsel, and judges. Our two-part blog series on this topic explores what happens when, for whatever reason, the interactive process comes to an end. For a detailed discussion of this development, see parts one and two of our blog series.
In the end, the notice posting rule proposed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) died not with a bang, but with a whimper. The NLRB’s proposed rule was earlier struck down by both the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. After twice requesting…..
The United States Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned employers in a joint statement issued on April 13, 2020, that they are “on alert” and working together to monitor employer collusion that exploits the COVID-19 pandemic in order to engage in anticompetitive conduct or fraud. The agencies specifically called out essential businesses and employers of frontline employees, staffing companies (including medical travel and locum tenens agencies), and recruiters.
On September 8, 2012, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a much-anticipated law that amends New York Labor Law Section 193 by expanding the scope of permissible deductions from an employee’s wages. Currently, § 193 prohibits deductions from an employee’s wages unless a law, court, or government agency authorizes the deduction or…..