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Amendment of the Czech Labour Code regarding the cancelation of the so-called suspensive time clause

Amendment of the Czech Labour Code regarding the cancelation of the so-called suspensive time clause

Labour Law Alert: Cancelation of the suspensive time clause I. Cancelation of the suspensive time clause As of 1 July 2019 the Amendment of the Czech Labour Code (i.e. the Act No. 32/2019 Coll., amending the Act No. 262/2006 Coll., Labour Code, as amended) has become effective. The new legislation ... Read More »

Employers Seeing Increased I-9 Audits & Fines Under Trump Administration

Employers Seeing Increased I-9 Audits & Fines Under Trump Administration

Under the current administration, in FY17, businesses were ordered to pay $97.6 million in judicial forfeitures, fines and restitution, and $7.8 million in civil fines, including one company whose financial penalties represented the largest payment ever levied in an immigration case. “Under federal law, employers are required to verify the ... Read More »

Untimely Notice of Controversy or Pre-Hearing Conference Statement? Why Carriers Should Not Give Up Hope on a Disallowance

Untimely Notice of Controversy or Pre-Hearing Conference Statement? Why Carriers Should Not Give Up Hope on a Disallowance

Where a carrier has elected to controvert a claim, the Workers’ Compensation Law in New York sets forth a strict timeframe for filing a denial and initial pleadings. Section 25(2)(b) provides that once a claim has been indexed against an employer, the carrier must file a notice of controversy with ... Read More »

Supreme Court Sides With Employers on Individual Arbitration, Class Action Waiver Agreements

Supreme Court Sides With Employers on Individual Arbitration, Class Action Waiver Agreements

The United States Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision ruled that employment agreements forcing workers to forgo pursuing class action claims are legal and do not violate the National Labor Relations Act. Specifically, the court held that arbitration agreements that include class waiver provisions as a condition of employment do ... Read More »

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