Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Alan S. Pierce
With apologies to the Bard: When it comes to potential COVID-19 exposure on the job, and the attendant workers’-compensation claims, to pay or not to pay? That is the question.
Mary Jo Larson
Employee 401(k) and other pension plans that include company stock can be a financial minefield. What’s a responsible fiduciary to do to lessen the risk of a plummeting share price—and the risk of a subsequent “stock-drop” lawsuit from aggrieved workers?
What you need to know about mandates for vaccines and masks in the workplace.
James T. McBride
Employers can guard against the ongoing (and sure to increase) risk of COVID-19-related employment claims by using these defensive strategies to mitigate their exposure to them ahead of time.
Candace E. Johnson
With the COVID-19 vaccine more widely available now, many employers are asking if they can require employees to receive the vaccine and what risks are involved in doing so.
Courts and legislatures—and now the White House—are taking an increasingly dim view of noncompete employment agreements, a development the pandemic has quickened. What can employers do to protect their confidential information?
Tess P. Anglin
How can employers enforce statutes that differ from state to state?
Colin G.M. Gibson discusses workplace safety, issues such as raising the minimum wage, and job-protected leaves.
Martha J. Schoonover
The recent raids of dozens of 7-Eleven stores by U.S. immigration agents and the corresponding arrest of 21 individuals for immigration-related violations were widely covered as the largest immigrant enforcement crackdown undertaken by the Trump administration to date.
Michael J. Wildes
The H-1B visa program allows U.S. companies to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations, including jobs in technology, engineering, science, architecture, accounting, and business.
Felicia A. Finston
Large employers will not get a pass in 2017 in terms of monitoring and reporting the group health plan coverage they provide their employees.
Ann Holden Kendell
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
Developing and retaining an international workforce is essential to competing in the global marketplace.
Barry M. Heller
That result would strike at the core of franchising and would risk the loss of all of the benefits that franchising has provided to franchisees, employees, and society in general.
D. Finn Pressly & Judith Wethall
The rise in employer-sponsored wellness programs has been accompanied by an even steeper rise in government regulation.
New document could be liability trap for unsuspecting employers.
Timothy C. Kamin
The NLRB will now permit a single bargaining unit to include employees who are solely employed by an employer along with other employees who are jointly employed by that employer and a staffing provider, all without the consent of either employer.
Joanna Barsh, Lauren Brown, and Kayvan Kian
Burden, blessing, or both?