JD Supra Corporate Brief: Payroll Cards, Silica Exposure, Green Chemistry, China Visas

If it’s Tuesday, this must be law news. The JD Supra Corporate Brief, to be precise…

Wage-and-hour lawsuits represent 91% of all employment law class actions… (NAVEX Global)

Bottom line? Payroll cards are OK unless you require your employees to use them… (Ballard Spahr)

OSHA’s proposed rule on silica exposure could have a significant impact on the fracking industry… (Corporate Law Report)

Global tax planning – the intellectual property edition… (White & Case)

230 chemicals will be regulated by California’s new Green Chemistry law when the rule first takes effect. That number will eventually grow to 1200… (Venable)

Going to China? Here’s what you need to know about the country’s new visa rules… (DLA Piper)

Warner Chilcott is facing serious allegations – including illegal marketing, kickbacks, and False Claims Act violations – from two former employees turned whistleblowers… (Whistleblower Law for Managers)

If adopted, the PCAOB’s proposed changes to the audit report could spell additional risks for auditors… (Orrick)

New DOL rules will impose additional affirmative action obligations on federal contractors… (K&L Gates)

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