On The Front Lines of Workplace LawTM
- Fisher Phillips. The 2020 Inside Counsel Conference
Join us at the 2020 Inside Counsel conference where the nation’s top workplace law practitioners and business and government leaders will discuss trends, changes and the future of labor and employment law.
Employers paid out a record $68.2 million to those alleging sexual harassment violations through the EEOC in 2019, shattering the all-time record by over $10 million and reminding us all that the #MeToo movement continues to be a major influence on workplaces across the country.
Although news outlets may be preoccupied with alarming updates about the spread of coronavirus – including several cases identified in the United States – employers don’t need to panic quite yet.
Thanks to a new law just signed into effect by Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey employers will soon be required to provide severance pay and increased advance notice to most workers affected by a mass layoff or termination or transfer of operations.
Now that we know that the Kansas City Chiefs will be playing the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV in a few weeks, it’s time to assess whether this annual American tradition will create any workplace issues for your organization.
After a busy 2019 of expanding workplace protections in New York, Governor Cuomo just issued his 2020 State of the State to lay out his priorities for the coming year.
The U.S. Department of Labor just finalized its rule that attempts to limit the scope of joint employment liability for wage and hour matters.