Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

Employment Law – Court clarifies four employee rule in S.C. workers’ compensation act, Massachusetts employers prepare for employment law changes and more.  

Court Clarifies Four Employee Rule in S.C. Workers’ Compensation Act by Blakely Molitor  Published on JDSupra 

The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently affirmed a decision by the Workers’ Compensation Full Commission that clarified S.C. Code § 42.1.150, which set forth the four employee rule… [ Read More ]      

Massachusetts employers prepare for employment law changes by Lisa Stephanian Burton and Peter J. Mee Published on Lexology

The pending proposals include a ban on non compete agreements and a boost to the minimum wage.

Employers with workers in Massachusetts should closely watch the upcoming close of the Massachusetts legislature’s current session. With the session set to close on July 31, 2014, state House and Senate committees have been working through proposals, including a ban on noncompete agreements and an increase to the commonwealth’s minimum wage… [ Read More ]      

Some Employers Likely to See Increased Litigation Costs in EEOC Cases by Benesch Law Published on JDSupra

Employers in Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin are likely to see their legal fees increase as a result of a Seventh Circuit decision that allows the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to file suit immediately instead of first trying to negotiate a settlement with the employer… [ Read More ]



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