Prompted by telework arrangements that arose in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL) issued a Bulletin addressing important


Continue Reading DOL Issues Guidance on Wage-and-Hour Obligations as Pandemic Increases Telework

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has challenged Uber and Lyft in two new state-backed lawsuits that allege that the companies have engaged in “wage theft” by misclassifying their drivers as
Continue Reading Collision: Collateral Effects of California’s Lawsuits Against Lyft and Uber

Challenges to the reasonableness of pension plan actuarial assumptions are confronting corporate plan sponsors not only with regard to their own plans but also with respect to the calculation of
Continue Reading Multiemployer Plans Poised For More Assumption Rate Suits

Virginia’s General Assembly and governor worked together this year to enact a broad range of new employment laws that impact virtually every aspect of the employment relationship. These laws create
Continue Reading Reminder: Virginia’s New Employment Laws Take Effect July 1

The UK national government has announced, in relation to England only, a programme of progressive easing of current lockdown measures due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). With respect to working
Continue Reading UK Employer COVID-19 Return-to-Work and Reporting Obligations Under RIDDOR

The New York State Department of Health has issued a model Business Reopening Safety Plan for businesses that will be reopening in Phase 1 of Gov. Cuomo’s four-phase reopening guidelines
Continue Reading New York DOH Issues Business Reopening Safety Plan