The court was notified of the settlement last month, but the suit was first filed in July 2011. It sought to represent all contingent employees who worked at both PrO and Juniper in California.Read More
Calls have been growing for federal and state legislation that would bar employers from requiring access to job applicants' social media postings.Read More
The bill, which was supported by numerous business groups, was signed into law by the governor April 5, but not announced until April 6.Read More
'What we need to do is provide options so that, case by case—employer and employee—they have choices. … And I think that, actually, is an important part of the future,' Joshua Gotbaum told the National Press Club on April 3.
Limiting an employee's digital access can decrease an employer's legal liability, attorney Jennifer F. DiMarco writes.
Employers can minimize the chances of litigation by taking steps that include periodic audits to determine whether employees are being properly classified, as well as careful record-keeping.
Bribe payments were calculated by multiplying the total number of hours worked by temporary employees at a firm by 25 cents. Read More
At issue in the final day of oral arguments on health care reform was whether the individual mandate, which requires most U.S. residents to enroll in a qualified plan or pay a financial penalty, is so intertwined with the broader law that the entire law would fall if the court rules the mandate is unconstitutional.
A letter sent to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asks that agency to issue a legal opinion as to whether asking for passwords violates current federal law.
In addition to our web news and analysis coverage, we've posted transcripts of the arguments from all three days.Read More