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College Athletes are Employees Says NLRB General Counsel

Wed October 6, 2021 News

On September 29, 2021, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued a memo advising that college athletes at private universities should be considered employees under federal law. She noted that the definition of “employee” under the National Labor Relations Act is broadly defined to include “any employee,” subject […]

New EEOC Guidance on Mandatory Vaccinations in the Workplace

Tue March 16, 2021 News

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued updated COVID-19 guidance on mandatory vaccinations in the workplace. As of December 16, 2020, the agency advised that employers may mandate COVID-19 vaccination in the workplace. The guidance acknowledged that such action may implicate anti-discrimination laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act of […]

Protect Your Business From Overtime Lawsuits Due to Remote Work

Wed November 4, 2020 News

Steps to Protect Your Business From Overtime Lawsuits Due to Remote Work Employers must track non-exempt employees’ hours worked, pay for all hours worked, and pay overtime wages for each hour worked over forty hours in a work week, under state and federal law. Especially with remote work, businesses must […]