Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law.

Wage secrecy prohibitions require employer caution

Many employers frown upon workers sharing information about their salaries with coworkers; however, there is an increasing trend toward wage secrecy prohibitions led by state laws throughout the country that could change an employer’s ability to enforce this.

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Executive order requires contractors to give paid leave

Paid sick leave has now been established for federal contractors. This executive order, which goes into effect in 2017, will give about 300,000 federal contractors the ability to earn up to seven days of paid sick leave per year.

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Impacts of NLRB’s new joint employer test 

Under the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) new test, multiple employers may be classified as a joint employer if they co-determine matters governing the terms and conditions of an employee’s employment.

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