Avoiding the “Weinstein Effect”

Now that multiple women have come forward accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, many other women—and men too—have come forward bringing allegations of sexual harassment against their employers and co-workers. Among others, Michael Oreskes (NPR), Kevin Spacey, Mark Halperin (MSNBC), and Bill O’Reilly (FOX), together with the companies with which they are affiliated, have come… More

Avoiding COBRA Consequences; New Federal Contract Minimum Wage

Increased Class Action Claims Over COBRA Notice Deficiencies Class action claims based on a company’s failure to fully follow COBRA notice requirements are on the rise. The Department of Labor’s regulations set forth specific requirements on how an employer must provide notice to departing employees of their right to elect to continue their healthcare coverage…. More

Ending DACA: What Employers Should Know

From my Immigration Law Colleague: Close to 800,000 U.S. residents are believed to have DACA status nationwide. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program allows people who arrived in the U.S. as undocumented immigrant children to avoid deportation and to obtain two-year renewable work authorization cards (EAD). On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff… More