Employment & Labor Blog
- Blog: Waller Law BlogBetween a rock and a hard place: medical device stakeholders disappointed by cancelled CMS rulemakingPosted on February 14, 2018 by Denise D. Burke
- Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogSilence Just Became More Expensive: Trump Tax Reform Requires Employers to Choose Between Tax Deduction and Confidentiality of #MeToo SettlementsPosted on February 9, 2018 by Elisa J. LintemuthMuch of the media’s coverage of the recent tax reform has focused on the benefits to corporate America. However, one provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that has received little coverage is perceived to address concerns raised in the #MeToo movement regarding confidential settlements of sexual harassment claims. Specifically, the Act added a new section to the Internal Revenue Code, which prohibits deductions for amounts paid to settle sexual harassment and sexual abuse claims when the settlement is subject to a nondisclosure agreement. In effect, the Act requires an employer...
- Blog: From Briefs To BooksThe Power – by Naomi AldermanPosted on February 5, 2018 by Patty Shlonsky“The Power” might be described as dystopian by some and might be (and in fact has been) described as a fantasy or a dream by others. I think most readers would agree that it is a wild ride. In The Power, women suddenly discover that they have electrical current running through their bodies that they can...… Continue Reading