Back in 2015, Pittsburgh enacted a paid sick leave ordinance, following a trend among cities throughout the country. Pittsburgh’s paid sick leave ordinance required employers with fifteen employees or more to provide up to forty hours of paid sick leave per calendar year. Employers with less than fifteen employees were not spared. The ordinance required
Remember to Switch to New Version of I-9
Just over thirty years ago, Congress passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act (“the Act”). It requires that employers verify the identity and work authorization of the people they hire. It also mandates that such verification be done on a form designated by the Attorney General. We know that form as the I-9. From time…
Permanent Injunction puts Persuader Rule on the Ropes
Earlier in the year, we reported on a temporary injunction issued by a federal district court Judge in Texas. The injunction prevented the Department of Labor from enforcing the so-called “persuader rule.” The rule sought to require all employers, consultants, and lawyers to disclose and report labor relations services, including fee arrangements and a description…
McNees Podcast: Pokemon Go Could Lead to Real-World Liability
Tune in to this podcast from our friends in the Insurance and Litigation Groups to learn more about the liability risks associated with the Pokemon Go craze. Attorney Dana Chilson discusses the real-life implications businesses might face as more and more people try to catch ’em all.
DOL Issues Final Rule Amending FLSA Overtime Exemption Tests
McNees recently issued an Employer Alert regarding the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Fair Labor Standards Act regulations, which significantly change the FLSA’s white collar overtime exemptions. You can review the Employer Alert by clicking here.
Please feel free to reach out to any member of the McNees Labor and Employment Team to discuss…