• Features

    Top Issues for an Acosta Labor Department: Overtime, Gig Workers and the Fiduciary Rule

    Victoria Roberts

    Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, who was confirmed by the Senate late last month, is a veteran government official who is set to hit the ground the running. What direction can labor and employment attorneys expect him to take the agency charged with enforcing many of the nation's workplace laws, and what are issues to watch in the early days?

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  • Features

    EEOC Updates Guidance on National Origin Discrimination

    Robert G. Brody and Katherine M. Bogard

    At the end of last year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for the first time in 14 years updated its Guidance on national origin discrimination. The Guidance serves as a road map for employers on how the EEOC will investigate national origin discrimination charges. As a result, employers are wise to review the new Guidance to ensure that their anti-discrimination policies can withstand an EEOC investigation.

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  • Features

    Employee Data Theft

    Timothy M. Opsitnick, Joseph M. Anguilano and Trevor B. Tucker

    How to Investigate

    When suspicions of employee data theft arise, it is important to engage a computer forensics expert to perform a theft-of-IP analysis in order to preserve electronic data and uncover important evidence.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Case Notes

    The Third Circuit in Capps gave employers who purport to terminate employees because they are misusing their FMLA leave an ironclad defense. Here's a look at the case.

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