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Overview of New Employment Laws for 2024

As we enter 2024, there are new employment laws that every employer must be aware of. Some of those law changes include:

    • Changes in the paid sick leave law
    • Revised rules regarding I-9 documents
    • Amended regulations regarding applicants’ criminal records
    • A new requirement for workplace violence prevention plans
    • Updates regarding covenants not to compete and other restrictive covenants
  • Employers should be aware of wage and hour developments, including:
    • Court decisions regarding the rounding of time records for non-exempt employees
    • The application of the “salary basis” test for white collar exemptions
    • The payment of final wages upon furlough
  • The EEOC continued its enforcement regarding:
    • Discrimination
    • Harassment and retaliation developments, including:
      • Court decisions regarding affirmative action
      • Accommodation of religious beliefs and practices
      • Application of FEHA to employee refusing to receive flu vaccination
      • Liability for supervisor’s harassment outside the workplace
  • In addition, employers should also be aware of new NLRB developments and enforcement.

The 2024 law changes should be reviewed by all employers, including a self-audit of internal policies and procedures.

About Us
Oberman Law Firm represents clients in a wide range of practice areas, including private equity, M&A, healthcare, corporate transactions, intellectual property, data privacy and security, regulatory compliance and governance, cross-border transactions, labor and employment, construction law, litigation, private clients’ services, corporate restructuring, and white-collar and governmental disputes.

As a firm, we offer the highest quality legal advice coupled with extraordinary and tailored service to deliver exceptional results to our clients. Our philosophy is to invest deeply in the brightest legal talent and build dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of respective practice areas. We believe in empowering our attorneys, encouraging entrepreneurialism, operating ethically and with integrity, and collaborating to bring the very best to every client engagement. These principles have guided us in building extraordinary and successful long-term partnerships with our clients.

Stuart J. Oberman is the founder and President of Oberman Law Firm. Mr. Oberman graduated from Urbana University and received his law degree from John Marshall Law School. Mr. Oberman has been practicing law for over 30 years, and before going into private practice, Mr. Oberman was in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 Company. <strong><a href="https://obermanlaw.com/people/stuart-j-oberman/"><span style="color: #0059b8;">Read More =></span></a></strong>