Employers: Your independent contractors may actually be employees

Jul 22, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Under a new Administrative Interpretation published by the Department of Labor, “independent contractors” may, in fact, be properly classified as “employees.”

Agency ‘jumps the gun’ on employee’s firing

Jul 6, 2015 By: Brian Greenlee

Where the parties’ collective bargaining agreement required “just cause” for an employee’s discipline and/or discharge, the agency’s failure to comply with a vital procedural step was fatal to its termination of an officer for purported serious misconduct.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, June 24, 2015

Jun 24, 2015 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Intellectual Property provides summaries of significant federal court decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Intellectual Property law.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, June 17 2015

Jun 17, 2015 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law.

After Abercrombie, employers must use serious caution regarding applicants’ religion

Jun 17, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

At the beginning of this month, the Supreme Court ruled in EEOC v. Abercrombie, expanding prospective employee rights to religious accommodations under Title VII

Today in 1989: SCOTUS rules that gender stereotyping can be sex discrimination

May 1, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

On May 1, 1989, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the landmark sex discrimination case Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, April 29, 2015

Apr 29, 2015 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law.

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace?

Apr 27, 2015 By: Sandra Jezierski

As medical marijuana becomes legal in more and more states, employers are becoming increasingly concerned about how this will affect their workplace policies.

The Young vs. UPS decision: What you need to know

Mar 26, 2015 By: Kellie Pantekoek

The Supreme Court handed down the Young v. UPS decision yesterday, and this post will help you quickly digest the most important aspects.

Upcoming Webinar: The Dos and Don’ts of Using Independent Contractors

Mar 19, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Join Practical Law and the Wage & Hour Defense Institute for a free, 75-minute webinar providing guidance on independent contractors

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