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Kentucky’s Right to Work Law Upheld

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The latest challenge to Kentucky’s right to work law has been defeated. On January 23, 2017, a Franklin Circuit Court judge dismissed a union lawsuit challenging Kentucky’s Right to Work law, which was passed into law in 2017. Under the Kentucky Right to Work la...

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Employee Options When Employer Fails to Issue W-2 Form

Employers have a legal obligation to provide employees a Form W-2 stating the employee’s wages and withholdings for the year by January 31 of the following year. This obligation remains even when an employer has closed its doors and ceased operating. Employees should confirm that their employer (...

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Employers and Coverage Providers Given More Time to Deliver 2017 Health Coverage Information Returns

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued a notice (Notice 2018-6) that extends the due date for furnishing required Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms to individuals and employees until March 2, 2018.  Previously, the deadline to furnish individuals with their 2017 Form 1095-B (Health Coverag...

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NLRB Overturns Browning-Ferris and Lutheran Heritage Cases: Issues New Joint Employer Test and Standard for Analyzing Workplace Policies

On December 1, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB” or “Board”) new General Counsel, Peter B. Robb, issued his first G.C. Memorandum forecasting the direction of the NLRB in 2018 and beyond.  Therein, the General Counsel rescinded several Obama-era memoranda and signaled the NLRB’s wil...

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NLRB Seeks Public Comment on “Quickie Election” Rule

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) approved a Request for Information (“RFI”) to seek public comment on its Final Rule on what was commonly referred to as the “quickie election” rule. With this recent development, employers and unions are anticipating potential modifications to or...

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H-1B Visa Renewal Process to Become More Difficult

Companies needing to extend their employees’ H-1B visa status from this year onward may face additional difficulty in doing so. United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued policy guidance instructing its officers to apply the same level of scrutiny toward renewal applicati...

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BREAKING: Trump Administration Announces Termination of DACA Program

The Trump administration announced today, September 5, 2017, that it will terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and placed the responsibility on Congress to find a legislative solution for those affected. The DACA program was created by executive action under the Ob...

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BREAKING: Obama Administration’s New Overtime Rule Struck Down

A Texas federal judge today (August 31, 2017) struck down the Obama administration’s controversial rule amending the salary requirements for employees eligible for overtime pay. The rule increased the salary requirement of $23,660 annually (or $455 per week) for those falling under the administrativ...

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Case Illustrates Need to Update Campus, Workplace Social Media Policies

Social media has become an integral component of our everyday lives, and has exponentially increased our ability to communicate and connect with others, and market our goods and services.  However, the use of social media is not without risks.  Social media posts are more frequently being used to su...

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KDDK Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP (KDDK) is pleased to announce that several KDDK attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in recognition of their work in labor and employment law, labor an...

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