The U.S. Labor Department recently updated its Family and Medical Leave Act policies following the U.S. Supreme Court's DOMA ruling.Read More
Supreme Court’s latest session to hear key employment law cases, including union activity, the NLRB, statute of limitations on benefits and — dressing at work?Read More
Court to hear arguments on whether an American Indian casino can prevent blackjack dealers from organizing.Read More
Perhaps one solution to this crisis is for Congress to engage in some simple oversight over the agencies that enforce our various laws, including the EEOC. $751,942.48 in taxpayer money is a costly investment to chase a fool's errand.
If you have active matters with any federal agencies, expect for them to be on hold. Please remember that while the EEOC and other agencies might be temporarily out of business, the laws that they enforce are not.
Don’t let anyone in the chain of hiring view candidates’ social media profiles. Train an employee who is insulated from the hiring process to do your social media searches.Read More
Employees have an absolute right to discuss with each other how much they make. It is illegal to have a policy that prohibits wage discussions, or to fire an employee for engaging in such discussions.
The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division extended minimum wage and overtime protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act to home care workers.
Here’s a quick look at the delays and impending deadlines affecting employers.Read More
It is critical that you have a policy establishing rights and expectations in relation to personnel files.Read More