Tag Archives: Employee

December 31, 2012 Deadline to Correct Certain Section 409A Payment Timing Errors

Our Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits colleagues John D. Martini, Jeffrey G. Aromatorio, Jenny C. Baker and Allison Sizemore wrote a client alert regarding the December 31, 2012 deadline for correcting certain errors in the written provisions of nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements that provide payments that are contingent on the recipient’s execution of a release … Continue Reading

Back from the Brink: California Employers Finally Get Clarity on Meal/Rest Breaks

This post was also written by Seth C. Carmack. On April 12, 2012, the California Supreme  Court issued its long-awaited decision in Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Ct. (Hohnbaum), No. S166350. The decision clarified several important issues regarding California employers’ obligations in connection with meal and rest breaks for non-exempt employees. It also offered guidance regarding the … Continue Reading

NLRB General Counsel Issues Second Report on Social Media Cases

This post was also written by Samantha M. Clancy. The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB’s) Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon recently issued a report on social media cases handled by the NLRB. This second report—he issued his first in August 2011— provides guidance to employers in developing and enforcing social media policies to comply with the National … Continue Reading

Employee Fired For Cause Loses Workers’ Comp Benefits, Illinois Court Rules

Illinois employers need not pay certain workers’ compensation benefits to employees fired for cause, according to a recent state appellate court decision. Interstate Scaffolding, Inc. v. The Workers’ Compensation Commission, et al., 385 Ill. App. 3d. 1040, 896 N.E. 2d 1132 (3d Dist. 2008). The case involved an employee injured while working, who then returned … Continue Reading
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