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DOL Fiduciary Rule in Jeopardy: How Employers Can Protect 401(K) Investors

February 15, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, Federal, Benefits

President Trump has signed an executive order instructing the Department of Labor (DOL) to “rescind or revise” the controversial ruling...Continue Reading →

Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim

February 7, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave On January 31, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit joined the Seventh, Eighth and Tenth...Continue Reading →

DOJ Revises Employment Verification Discrimination Rule

January 24, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Immigration (IRCA), Discrimination in Hiring (Title VII), Race/National Origin On December 19, 2016, the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a final rule revising regulations...Continue Reading →

Women March on Washington and Other U.S. Cities for Gender Equality and Human Rights

January 23, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Gender On January 21, 2017, the day following the inauguration of President Trump, an estimated 500,000 women and feminists marched to...Continue Reading →

Final Rule Improving Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

January 4, 2017 Ali Law Group PC

Required data submissions under OSHA’s final rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses begin effective 1/1/17. As...Continue Reading →

IRS Extends 1095 ACA Reporting Deadline to March 2, 2017

December 8, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Benefits, Health Insurance The Internal Revenue Service has extended the deadline to deliver ACA reporting forms 1095 to employees from January 31, 2017...Continue Reading →

Does Your Employee Handbook Violate the NLRA?

December 7, 2016 Ali Law Group PC NLRB, Handbooks, Social Media Policies

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) is an under-utilized law protecting union and non-union employee rights. Many employers do not...Continue Reading →

Former Trader Joe’s Employee Says He Was Fired for Not Smiling

November 18, 2016 Ali Law Group PC NLRB, Handbooks

Ex-Trader Joe’s employee Thomas Nagle recently filed an unfair labor practices charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against...Continue Reading →

Recordkeeping During Natural Disasters

November 2, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

Did you know the FLSA's recordkeeping requirements still apply during natural disasters? It’s true.

The Fair Labor Standards Act...Continue Reading →

New York Voting Leave Reminder

November 1, 2016 Ali Law Group PC New York, New York City, Other leaves

With election day fast approaching, employers need to familiarize themselves with the requirements of New York’s voting leave law....Continue Reading →


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