Legal Blogs and Updates

Posts from December 2017.
NLRB Reinstates Pre-2015 Standard for Determining “Joint Employment” Status

On December 13, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board redefined the standard for “joint employment” under the National Labor Relations Act, overturning the standard it had adopted just two years ago in its Browning-Ferris Industries decision.  Under Browning Ferris, simply ...

EPA Identifies 21 Superfund Sites Targeted for Immediate, Intense Action

In response to the Superfund Task Force Recommendations issued earlier this year, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt, recently identified 21 Superfund sites nationwide that it believes will benefit from the “direct engagement” of ...

2018 Employer To-Do List

To assist businesses in reviewing their employment and immigration law compliance efforts and planning their 2018 initiatives, Connell Foley has prepared the following 2018 Employer To-Do Checklist. 

Proposed Legislation Will Make It a Felony Not to Report Breaches

On Thursday, November 30, 2017, three Democratic senators introduced a new bill called the Data Security and Breach Notification Act in the government’s latest effort to strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity. Of note, the bill requires companies to notify customers within 30 days of ...


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