By Eric B. Meyer
I heard that there was some U.S. Supreme Court decision yesterday about health care.
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They zig, I’ll zag with the scoop on some other pending employment-law legislation of which employers should take note…after the jump…
- Courtesy of the Washington DC Employment Law Update, pay attention to this bill pending in both the U.S. House and Senate that would undercut the Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes to make it easier to bring employment-discrimination class-action claims.
- Also now pending in Congress is the Companionship Exemption Protection Act, a bill to preserve the companionship services exemption for minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
- On the state scene, Molly DiBianca reported earlier this week at the Delaware Employment Law Blog that, by a unanimous vote of 77-0, the New Jersey Assembly passed this measure that would prohibit an employer from requiring a current or prospective employee to provide or disclose any user name or password, or in any way provide the employer access to, a personal account or service. There’s more background on it here.
This was originally published on Eric B. Meyer’s blog, The Employer Handbook.