Congress’ consideration of a bill to legalize the use of compensatory (comp) time in the private sector is a good reminder for private employers that, for now, providing employees with comp time in lieu of overtime is generally prohibited.Read More
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As the Court enters the final stretch of its 2016-2017 term, here is a look at key employment-related cases that have been, or are waiting to be, decided by the Court.Read More
Many contracts contain “forum-selection clauses,” or provisions in which the parties to the contract stipulate that any lawsuit arising from the contract shall be litigated in a particular court or jurisdiction. While a forum-selection clause can generally be enforced only against the parties who signed the agreement in question, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland issued an opinion this week illustrating why that’s not always the case.Read More
Working together, Congress and the White House have permanently blocked the Obama Administration’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces regulations (also known as the “blacklisting rule”) that would have, among other things, required government contractors and sub-contractors to disclose prior labor violations when bidding on certain federal contracts.Read More
The extent of Title VII protection against discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation remains a gray area after two recent federal appellate cases, and employers should be aware of state laws offering greater protection.Read More