Another bill (S2935) proposed by New Jersey Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg on May 19, 2015, would require employers with at least 25 employees to permit their employees to take up to 40 hours of leave to participate in school activities or childcare events for their children, such as sporting events, parent-teacher conferences, and other meetings related to their child’s education. The bill requires employees to utilize any available paid vacation, personal leave, or compensatory time when taking such leave. The bill also contains an anti-retaliation provision and creates a private right of action for aggrieved employees.
The Department of State recently announced instructions for the fiscal year 2009 diversity lottery for permanent residence (“green card”). The application period began at 12:00 PM EDT (GMT –4) on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 and will end at 12:00 PM EST (GMT –5) on Sunday, December 2, 2007.
Los Angeles is once again in the spotlight as it implements changes in its laws that will impact many of its employers and their employees beginning July 1, 2016. On June 1, 2016, the City Council passed the Los Angeles Minimum Wage Ordinance (No. 184320), adopting both new minimum wage rules and paid sick leave benefits applicable to all employees who perform at least two hours of work in a particular week within the geographic boundaries of the City of Los Angeles.
Health Care Case Makes Clear That Specific Contractual Language Is Not Necessary for OFCCP Jurisdiction
Three Pittsburgh hospitals have been found to be federal subcontractors subject to the jurisdiction of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) because of the medical services they provide to a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) that is a federal contractor. According to the U. S. District Court for the…..