As part of our 2016 series of webinars focusing on the key labour and employment issues in countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the United States, in December we feature the US.
Given by our local labour and employment law experts, each 60-minute webinar comprises a 50-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute online question and answer session.
Intended to help you manage labour and employment law risk across your international operations, the webinars will be of interest to both HR professionals and in-house counsel.
Jill Kirila from our Columbus office and Laura Lawless Robertson from Phoenix will provide updates on:
Recent Major US Judicial Decisions and Their Impact on Employers
Major Legislation Affecting Business in the US
Defend Trade Secrets Act (May 2016):
Provides first Federal civil claim for misappropriation of trade secrets
Courts may grant injunctive relief to prevent actual or threatened misappropriation
Law contains immunity provision
Affordable Care Act, Section 1557 Developments
Developments at state and local levels:
Paid Sick Leave
Minimum Wage Increases
Executive Agency News
New FLSA Regulations
OSHA Final Rule to Nudge Employers to Prevent Workplace Injuries, Illnesses
Aggressive Stance on Class and Collective Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
Continued Expansive View of Joint Employer Relationships
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Employer-Provided Leave and ADA
Aggressive Stance on Severance Agreements Temporarily Stalled
Enforcement of Position on Whistleblower Language in Release Agreements
President Obama Executive Orders
Ban the Box
Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors
Mandatory Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors
Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces (“Blacklisting”)
If you have not already pre-registered for this webinar, please register using the button – all fields are mandatory.