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DOL Clarifies How Holidays Impact Partial Weeks Taken Under FMLA

Whether the holiday time counts against FMLA depends on two factors.
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NLRB Launches “Know Your Rights” Cards

The NLRB launched a “Know Your Rights” card campaign to educate employees about their NLRA rights. The initial launch includes two cards.

NLRB Issues Memo on Severance Agreement Guidance

The McLaren Macomb decision has retroactive effect, applying to severance agreements that predate its publication, and set a rule that overly restrictive severance agreements are unlawful.
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NLRB GC Issues Updated Memo on Prosecutorial Priorities

NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued an updated memo of her prosecutorial priorities. We outline the cases critical to employers and management.

Deducting Fringe Benefits for Underperformance Does Not Entitle Employees to Overtime Pay

On March 9, 2023, the NLRB filed public notice of its intention to rescind four provisions from its 2019 election rule changes.
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NLRB Announces Changes to Election Rules After D.C. Circuit Decision

On March 9, 2023, the NLRB filed public notice of its intention to rescind four provisions from its 2019 election rule changes.
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NLRB Doubles Back: Severance Agreements Cannot Require Employees to Waive NLRA Rights

Employers violate federal labor law if they offer severance agreements prohibiting employees from making disparaging statements about their employer or disclosing the terms of the severance agreement.
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March 2023 Visa Bulletin

There was no movement for key categories in the March 2023 Visa Bulletin. The Bulletin did note that there has been an increase in use and demand for EB-2 and EB-3 visas.

Department of State Announces U.S. Visa Revalidation Pilot Program

The Department of State announced that the agency plans to launch a pilot program in 2023 offering visa renewal options.
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Can Terminating an Employee for Quarantining Violate New Jersey’s Whistleblower and Anti-Retaliation Laws?

An NJ Superior Court has ruled that an employee who takes medical leave due to COVID-19 symptoms and exposure may be protected by the state's whistleblower and anti-retaliation laws.
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H-1B Fiscal Year 2024 Is Here

Employers should prepare early and thoroughly for relevant H-1B processes, registrations and regulations.

New Jersey WARN Act Amendments: Stricter Employer Obligations and Increased Employee Protections

We break down how the NJ WARN Act Amendments, effective April 10, increase employee protections while imposing stricter employer obligations.
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