This week, we’re focusing on what employers can expect from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in 2022.
The Biden NLRB: What to Expect in 2022
The NLRB is headed in a new direction this year under Biden appointee General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo. Employers can expect more employee-friendly decisions out of the agency, as well as a new partnership with the Department of Labor. Attorney RyAnn Hooper tells us more.
New York’s Expanded Whistleblower Protections Now in Effect
Legislation amending and significantly expanding the scope of New York State’s whistleblower law is now in effect. New York employers should review any whistleblower policies and complaint procedures for compliance, train managers on the changes, and address new notice posting requirements. Read more.
DOJ’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative
As part of the national response strategy to thwart ransomware attacks, the Department of Justice has announced plans to leverage its broad enforcement authority under the False Claims Act to pursue cybersecurity-related fraud involving government contracts and federal grantees. This effort will affect every contractor—running the gamut from defense companies to providers who participate in federally funded health care programs. Read more.
Deloitte Legal Dbrief: Pay Equity in a Global Context—Key Topics and Trends for an Equitable Workplace
Bob O’Hara, Ann Knuckles Mahoney, and Others Co-Present
A Very Simple Proposal to Tweak the FLSA to Benefit Both Employees and Employers
Wage and Hour Defense Blog
DOL Says Employers Struggling with Mental Health Parity Law
Law360 (Subscription may be required.)
Kevin Malone, David Shillcutt Quoted
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