EEOC modifies procedures to encourage more successful conciliation process

On Jan. 11, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sent its Final Rule – Update of Commission’s Conciliation Procedures to the Federal Register. The rule will become effective 30 days from its publication and will not be applied retrospectively. By this rule, the EEOC amends its process to require that the commission provides more information […]

David J. TecsonPrincipal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

Devon J. Jenkins is an Associate at the Law Firm of Wong Fleming

Wong Fleming is proud to announce that Devon Jenkins has joined the firm as an Associate in its Princeton, NJ office. Mr. Jenkins is admitted to practice in Florida. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jenkins served as an Associate providing general counsel services and managing intellectual property portfolios for corporate clients and startups.  Mr. […]

Daniel C. FlemingV.P. & Partner, Wong Fleming

Hong Kong’s Breastfeeding Discrimination Law – What Should Employers and Employees Know?

In a significant advancement towards inclusiveness, the amendment to the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (“SDO”) prohibiting breastfeeding discrimination (“Amendment”) will come into force on 19 June 2021. We have summarized the key legal implications of the Amendment and key takeaways for employers. Applicability The protection against breastfeeding discrimination applies to a woman: Who is breastfeeding a […]

Nick GallSenior Partner, Gall Solicitors

Illinois Minimum Wage Law increases minimum wage and adds penalties for record keeping missteps

Illinois has been moving to a minimum wage of $15 per hour and $9 per hour for tipped workers by 2025. Under the Illinois Minimum Wage Law (IMWL), the minimum wage increased statewide on Jan. 1, 2021, to $11 per hour and $6.60 for tipped workers.The remaining minimum wage changes that are forecast for adult employees in […]

David J. TecsonPrincipal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

Congress provides COVID-19 employment relief

In late December, Congress came together to pass a much-needed bill providing $900 billion in COVID-19 relief. President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 on Dec. 27, 2020. Over 5500 pages in length, this comprehensive act provides many people across the nation with some renewed employment relief. Federally enhanced unemployment benefits from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, […]

David J. TecsonPrincipal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

Attack on US Capitol Position Statement of Wong Fleming

The following is a statement by the attorneys at Wong Fleming, P.C., an American law firm, condemning the violence at the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021:     As American lawyers who have taken an oath to uphold and defend the United States Constitution, we cannot stand idly by as a large mob of hooligans […]

Daniel C. FlemingV.P. & Partner, Wong Fleming

Employment Spotlight: Guidance for Protecting Personal Data in Work from Home Arrangements

The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“PCPD”) has issued Guidance Notes for (1) organisations, (2) employees, and (3) users of video conference software, with a view to enhance measures for data security and data privacy in the use, storage and handling of personal data when employees work from home (“WFH”). In this article we have […]

Nick GallSenior Partner, Gall Solicitors