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Jewelry Firm Faces Sex Discrimination Class-action Lawsuit

March 14, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Gender, Sexual Harassment Sterling Jewelers, the parent company of Kay Jewelers and Jared, is defending against a gender discrimination class-action case involving thousands...Continue Reading →

DOL Overtime Rule Faces Uncertain Future

February 28, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, Federal, Wage and Hour On November 22, 2016, a federal judge granted a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) overtime...Continue Reading →

Fourth Circuit Adopts New FLSA Joint Employer Test

February 21, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Independent Contractors, Fair Labor Standards Act On January 25, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit* adopted a new six-factor test to determine...Continue Reading →

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 →


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