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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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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 ...

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