Employers

The Supreme Court Clarifies the Adverse Action Standard Under Title VII in Muldrow v. City of St. Louis

On April 17, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its much-anticipated decision in Muldrow v. City of St. Louis, Missouri, et al. Reversing the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the unanimous Court held that an employee challenging a job transfer under Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964 (Title VII) must show that […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Amending Salary-Level Requirements for Executive, Administrative, or Professional Exemptions Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its “Defining and Delimiting Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees” Final Rule (the “Final Rule”). Significant revisions include (1) increasing the standard salary level for certain employees; (2) increasing the highly compensated employee total annual compensation threshold for certain employees; and (3)

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The Impact of AI – Can You Keep Up?

  In the newest episode of The Employment Law Counselor, in collaboration with the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Laura Corvo, Counsel, joins host Jeff Stewart for a discussion of AI in the workplace and the potential liabilities employers face. Jeff and Laura cover AI in the hiring process, recent laws trying to address it and

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The State of EPLI and a Preview of PLUS EPLI Symposium

  In this episode, host Jeff Stewart sits down with Tom Hams, Managing Director, National EPLI Practice Leader at Aon, to discuss all things EPLI in The Employment Law Counselor podcast. Among the topics covered are recent nuclear verdicts, attacks on DEI initiatives and wage and hour lawsuits. Jeff and Tom also preview the upcoming

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The MCAD’s Fiscal Year 2023 Report: Everything Employers Need To Know

The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD” or “Commission”) has released its Fiscal Year 2023 (“FY23”) Annual Report, which highlights the strides the Commission has made over the last fiscal year toward recovering from pandemic-related setbacks. Importantly, the report also provides several data points regarding the filing and disposition of employment related claims over the last

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