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BREAKING: U.S. Department of Labor Unveils New Federal Overtime Rule

Overtime Pay Salary Threshold TableThe U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced today its final overtime rule, increasing the minimu...

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NLRB Rules that Misclassifying Workers Does Not Violate Labor Law

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Significant New Duties on the Horizon for Illinois Employers

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Breaking: Supreme Court to Consider LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

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New Overtime Requirements Announced by Labor Department

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Breaking: NLRB Overturns Its Previous Independent Contractor Standard

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NLRB’s Proposed New Joint Employer Rule Would Walk Back Scope of Browning-Ferris Decision

On September 14, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) issued a proposed new joint-employer rule. The proposed rule walks back the expanded scope of the Obama-era Board’s 2015 Browning-Ferris decision, which held that an employer’s potential or indirect control over a separate employ...

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FMLA Forms Reissued With New Expiration Dates

Recently, the Department of Labor reissued seven Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) forms. These forms now have an expiration date of August 31, 2021. The reissued forms are:

  • WH-380-E, Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition;
  • WH-380-F...

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Senate Confirms John Ring To NLRB

The U.S. Senate has confirmed John Ring, an attorney at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, by a 50-48 vote to fill the only remaining vacancy on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The board now consists of three Republicans and two Democrats. With a Republican majority on the board, practitione...

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