National Legal Updates

Compliance Law Updates Recently Announced:

Last Updated: 1/23/2023

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National Legal Updates:

January 2023

  • Treasury Department Issues Guidance on the Inflation Reduction Act’s Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Requirements
  • President Biden Enacts Speak Out Act Curtailing the Use of Pre-Dispute Non-Disclosure and Non-Disparagement Clauses Involving Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims
  • New Laws Extend Employment Authorization Eligibility Granted to Refugees/Parolees to Certain Individuals from Afghanistan and Ukraine
  • Federal Government Enacts Respect for Marriage Act, Repeals Defense of Marriage Act
  • Congress Expands Protections for Pregnant Employees and Employees Who Are Nursing
  • FTC Proposes Rule Banning Non-Competes
  • USERRA Expanded to Cover FEMA Reservists–New, Updated Policy Now Included

December 2022

  • OFCCP Sued to Compel Release of EEO-1 Data
  • Dear Littler Addresses Laws Requiring Customer Access to Restrooms
  • NLRB General Counsel Calls for Board to Crack Down on Electronic Surveillance and Automated Management Practices

November 2022

  • USCIS Announces Employers Should Continue to Use Current Version of Form I-9 After Oct. 31, 2022
  • Department of Labor Proposes New Rule for Independent Contractor Status
    DHS/ICE Extends I-9 Remote, Virtual Verification until July 31, 2023
  • Dear Littler Addresses Requests for Time Off for Religious Observance
  • NLRB General Counsel Calls for Board to Crack Down on Electronic Surveillance and Automated Management Practices
  • USERRA Expanded to Cover FEMA Reservists–Policy Updates Forthcoming
  • Dear Littler Addresses Laws Requiring Customer Access to Restrooms
  • EEOC Releases Updated “EEO is the Law” Poster

October 2022

  • Dear Littler Addresses Monkeypox
  • Department of Labor Proposes New Rule for Independent Contractor Status
  • DHS/ICE Extends I-9 Remote, Virtual Verification until July 31, 2023

September 2022

  • The Fourth Circuit is First to Rule that ADA Protects Gender Dysphoria
  • Monkeypox: What Does this Mean for Employers?

August 2022

  • Littler Insight Addresses Employer Considerations for Navigating Evolving Gun Laws

July 2022

  • Supreme Court Permits Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claims
  • Temporary DHS Rule Increases Cap for H-2B Workers
  • Littler ASAP Addresses Impacts of Dobbs Decision on Employer Benefit Plans
  • Spring Regulatory Agenda Provides Roadmap to Anticipated Federal Rulemaking

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