Upcoming Events

Overtime “Protection” and the Effect to Your Bottom Line

Event Date: May 04, 2016

On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a much-anticipated proposed rule change that is expected to increase employer overtime obligations for an estimated 5 million employees. Due to the timing of the administrative process, it is believed that the final rule will be published in late … Read More »

Latest Developments in Employment Law and Affirmative Action Compliance

Event Date: May 05, 2016

Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C., in conjunction with Lighthouse Compliance Solutions, will host a joint seminar to update our clients about the latest developments in employment law, affirmative action compliance, hiring trends and much more. This seminar will cover the following topics: Is This Employee Exempt? Anticipated DOL Rule … Read More »

Intersection of Immigration and Employment Law

Event Date: May 10, 2016

With immigration and employment law constantly changing, employers are increasingly required to stay updated on compliance and regulation changes. Understanding the basics of immigration-related employment practices is key to avoiding the common pitfalls many employers and corporations are facing under the current regulatory atmosphere. CGWG attorney Misty Borkowski will present … Read More »

The Persuader Rule: Undermining Employers’ Rights

Event Date: May 12, 2016

According to insight from industry advocates in Washington, D.C., the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its long-awaited Reporting Rule on employers obtaining legal advice from its counsel or through various industry groups. Known as the “Persuader Rule,” it will impose new reporting requirements on businesses who seek “advice” from … Read More »

What’s That You’re Wearing? Avoiding Claims of Religious Discrimination

Event Date: May 17, 2016

Religious accommodations continue to create uncertainty for employers, particularly in light of the recent decision in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers may not make an applicant’s religious practice, confirmed or otherwise, a factor in employment decisions. Employers have obligations to make … Read More »

Ready, Set, Go! Department of Labor’s Mad Dash to the Finish Line

Event Date: May 19, 2016

With the presidential election nearing, and the attendant change in leadership at the Department of Labor (DOL), employers can anticipate a flurry of administrative action by Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez in an effort to complete his Department’s regulatory and enforcement agenda. In this session, CGWG attorney Abtin Mehdizadegan will … Read More »

That’s Not My Employee! Joint Employment in the Modern Era

Event Date: May 24, 2016

Does your company rely on staffing agencies, temporary workers or subcontractors to fill temporary or long-term jobs and projects? Do you consider those workers to be your employees? Recent activity by the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Wage and Hour Division, as well as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), has … Read More »