L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2013 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world.
Many employers maintain rules in their employee handbooks or personnel policies governing how investigations of possible employee misconduct will be handled. Such rules often include admonishments to employees about maintaining the confidentiality of the investigation and, therefore, they implicate Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act and protected concerted activity. Indeed, in Banner Health, […]
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that an ERISA health plan provision permitting the plan to seek reimbursement from a plan participant overrides such equitable defenses as unjust enrichment. US Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen, No. 11-1285 (U.S. Apr. 16, 2013). The Court held that the terms of the plan document are at the “center of […]
Starting May 7, 2013, employers may use only the new Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 (with a revision date of “03/08/13 N”) to comply with their employment eligibility verification responsibilities. The new Form was published by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on March 8, 2013, and had been authorized for use, along with the previous […]
Click here to view the webinar On December 21, 2012 the FAR Council issued its final rule implementing Executive Order 13495, “Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts,” with an effective date of January 18, 2013. The FAR Council’s final rule came sixteen months after the U.S. Department of Labor issued its final rule on […]
The Department of Justice and the Securities & Exchange Commission recently issued much-awaited regulatory guidance entitled, “A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practice Act,” describing their enforcement approach and priorities in relation to the FCPA. Please join Jackson Lewis’ Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations attorneys for a one-hour webinar covering key aspects of […]
The 2012 election has significant labor relations implications. Based on the results, is new legislation likely? Will there be additional Presidential Executive Orders? What will be the composition of the NLRB for the next four years – and what impact will it have on your organization? What about the Department of Labor? What will happen […]