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March 2, 2015

Same-Sex Spouses to be Covered by FMLA as of March 27, 2015

On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a new rule (which was published in the Federal …

February 27, 2015

A WARN Act Roundup: Jury Trial Rights, the Unforeseen Business Circumstances Defense, and the Single Employer Rule

Towards the end of 2014, three federal courts explored developing issues under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act …

 
February 27, 2015

French Terminations: What Happens if You Miss the End of the Probationary Period?

You know that sinking feeling: you have a new employee in France who is not working out, and the manager …

February 27, 2015

Changing MSHA Penalties: What’s on the Horizon for Mine Operators?

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is in the process of reviewing proposed new civil penalty regulations following multiple …