Legal Insights

Important Policy Updates from the U.S. Department of Labor

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Legal Insights by Samantha Halem, Samuel Gates

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently made important policy updates addressing how it will enforce two key statutes under its domain, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These policy adjustments will affect all employers and are... MORE

California Non-Compete/Non-Solicitation Amendments: February 14, 2024 Deadline to Notify California Employees of Void Agreements

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Articles, Legal Insights by Samantha Halem, Tavish Brown

Key Takeaways Employers with California-based employees should take immediate steps to comply with the February 14, 2024 deadline to provide written notice that the prohibited provisions are void. We note that Section 16600, and the written notice requirement, apply to most non-solicitation agreements, as well as non-compete... MORE

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PFML News: New Rates for 2024 / Top-Off Now Permitted

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Articles, Legal Insights by Catherine Reuben, Ari Kristan, David Wilson, Kathleen Berney, Alicia Ward, Julia Russo

HRW will be discussing this development in more detail during our Roundtable on November 14, 2023. Click here to register. In the meantime, employers should review their policies and procedures and provide their workforce with information about this new “top off” option in addition to... MORE

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Department of Labor Proposes Increasing Weekly Salary Threshold Needed to Qualify for White Collar FLSA Exemptions to $1,059

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Articles, Legal Insights by John Arnold, Peter Moser, Catherine Reuben
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NLRB Delivers One-Two Punch: New Election Rules and Groundbreaking New Decision Change the Law to Help Unions Organize

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Articles, Legal Insights by Jeffrey Hirsch, Peter Moser

For Question / More Information To discuss how these recent NLRB changes affect your organization, and for assistance in reviewing and revising your workplace policies or handling a recognition request, please contact your HRW attorney: Pete Moser (pmoser@hrwlawyers.com/ 617-348-4323); Jeff Hirsch (jhirsch@hrwlawyers.com / 617-348-4315); or... MORE

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