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What Can Employers Learn from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal?

November 20, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Sexual Harassment

Recent media reports, particularly the allegations against media executive Harvey Weinstein, are drawing attention to the prevalence of sexual harassment in the...Continue Reading →

Workflex Bill Introduced

November 13, 2017 Ali Law Group PC ERISA

On November 2, 2017, the Workflex in the 21st Century Act (the “Workflex Bill”) was introduced in an effort to...Continue Reading →

U.S. Department of Labor Confirms Intention to Issue a New Overtime Rule

November 12, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

As we previously reported, on August 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas invalidated the...Continue Reading →

U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Validity of Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements

November 10, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

On October 2, 2017, the United States Supreme Court heard a one-hour oral argument in three consolidated arbitration cases involving...Continue Reading →

Idaho: A Sanctuary for Noncompete Agreements

October 23, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

While many states have been moving towards placing more restrictions on noncompete agreements, in 2016 the state of Idaho took...Continue Reading →

New York State Releases Waiver and Voluntary Coverage Forms

October 19, 2017 Ali Law Group PC New York, Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Leave The New York Workers’ Compensation Board recently released three important forms associated with Paid Family Leave (“PFL”), which will become...Continue Reading →

NY Paid Family Leave Self-Insured Employer Deadline

September 23, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Leave, Other leaves

As we previously reported, on January 1, 2018, the New York Paid Family Leave Act (“PFLA”) goes into effect. The...Continue Reading →

The Withdrawal of DACA and What Employers Should Know

September 19, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Pre-hire and Hiring, Immigration (IRCA)

On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is being...Continue Reading →

Federal Court Strikes Down Department of Labor’s “White Collar” Overtime Rule

September 11, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On August 31st the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas struck down the Obama administration’s rule that...Continue Reading →

EEOC Suspends Pay Reporting Obligations

September 8, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour

As predicted under the new administration, the Office of Management and Budget and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs informed...Continue Reading →

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