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DOL Issues Opinion Letters and Fact Sheet Offering Guidance for FLSA and FMLA Compliance

April 23, 2018 Kerith McElroy Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued three opinion letters which provide useful guidance for employers subject to...Continue Reading →

New Legislation in New York State and New York City Targeting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

April 21, 2018 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Sexual Harassment

Both the New York State Legislature and the New York City Council recently adopted new legislation aimed at preventing sex...Continue Reading →

New Website for E-Verify

April 16, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Pre-hire and Hiring, Immigration (IRCA)

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that the electronic employment eligibility verification system (E-Verify) now has a...Continue Reading →

Amendment to the FLSA Results in New Tip Pool Rules

April 13, 2018 Kerith McElroy Legislative Updates, Fair Labor Standards Act

On March 23, 2018, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2018 (Act) into law, which vacated the United...Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Rejects “Narrow Construction” Principle for FLSA Exemptions

April 10, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, in which it specifically...Continue Reading →

The IRS Requests Comments on Scope of Determination Letter Program for Individually Designed Plans

April 7, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Benefits

On April 5, 2018, the IRS announced the potential expansion of the scope of the determination letter program for individually...Continue Reading →

Proposed Rules Extend Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance

April 2, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Benefits, Health Insurance

In response to President Trump’s October 2017 Executive Order, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury...Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Holds that Employers Must Interpret Collective Bargaining Agreements in Accordance with “Ordinary Contract Principles”

March 31, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

Recently, the Supreme Court reversed a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision involving the vesting of retiree medical benefits in...Continue Reading →

DOL’s PAID Pilot Program

March 26, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Labor Law

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced the launch of a new pilot program which would encourage employers...Continue Reading →

New York State Senate Approves Bill To Strengthen Sexual Harassment Law

March 25, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Sexual Harassment

On March 12, 2018, the New York State Senate approved legislation aimed at strengthening and reforming the state sexual harassment...Continue Reading →

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