This week’s post was co-authored by Robinson+Cole Labor and Employment Group lawyer Madison C. Picard

The end of the year is a great time for manufacturers to express gratitude for employees and their hard work during the year through holiday parties and events. While these gatherings can increase morale, camaraderie, and good-will in the workplace

While local state and city governments have been working to expand the scope of workplace protections, the Federal government has begun “undoing” some of the aggressive advancements of the Obama Administration.

On June 7, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced in a brief statement that it was withdrawing two significant guidance documents – one with