A recently signed law creates a rebuttable presumption than an employer has unlawfully retaliated against an employee if the employer takes adverse actions shortly after the employee engaged in certain protected activities.
New York will soon require employers to provide employees notice of unemployment benefits, prohibit employers from demanding social media or email logins, and increase the weekly salary threshold for exemptions from wage payment laws.
Disciplining an employee for misconduct committed while the employee is participating in protected concerted activities may violate the NLRA, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled.
Temporary workers in New Jersey will have greater protections against unpaid wages, unsafe working conditions, unlawful deductions, and other forms of mistreatment under the recently signed Temporary Workers' Bill of Rights.
The Department of Labor found the company violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's whistleblower protection provisions by improperly terminating a manager who voiced concerns about financial misconduct.
Title VII's retaliation protections do not exempt HR managers and other managerial-level employees, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
President Biden has nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, to be the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. If confirmed, it would also mark the first time four of the nine justices have been women.
In a win for whistleblowers, the California Supreme Court has lowered the bar for employees to prove that their employer retaliated against them.
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