When Congress passes legislation, it frequently directs that one or more federal agencies promulgate regulations both implementing the law and filling in details Congress may have left unaddressed. When agencies

Continue Reading Employers Await Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Future of ‘Chevron’ Deference

In a unanimous 9-0 decision issued April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court held the “transportation worker” exemption under Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) does not require

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The tide may be turning in employers’ favor in New York with respect to frequency of pay claims. Such claims have been the bane of many employers’ presence in the

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Effective Jan. 16, 2024, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)’s maximum penalty for Serious, Other-Than-Serious, and posting violations increased from $15,625 per violation to $16,131 per violation; the maximum

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