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Jason Habinsky in XpertHR: New York Employment State of Mind

From paid sick leave to pregnancy accommodations, medical marijuana and more, a host of new laws are affecting New York employers. New York City employment attorney Jason Habinsky, of Haynes and Boone, LLP, breaks down the latest developments. >>

Jason Habinsky in XpertHR: Supreme Court's New Term Filled with Cases Affecting Employers

The US Supreme Court's new term begins today and includes a number of cases with significant employment law implications. The top workplace issues the justices have decided to hear thus far relate to pregnancy accommodations, religious discrimination, administrative review and wage and hour issues. >>

Sam Lichtman in the International Business Times: Treasury's Inversion Rules Create Uncertain Environment for U.S. Multinational Companies

The Obama administration’s new rules intended to stem the tide of inversions, in which U.S. companies reincorporate abroad to dodge taxes at home, won't be completely effective because they don't address the high corporate tax rate in the U.S. that compels such behavior, say tax experts and analysts.

The rules announced late Monday will make it tougher for American companies to move their headquarters abroad on paper while maintaining U.S. operations and will reduce tax benefits to companies that have done so. Inversions have become more common in recent years, especially in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. >>