Civil rights law does not protect workers or their spouses against employer discrimination based on their alien status, says an appellate court.Read More
If the high court were to strike down the individual mandate that requires most U.S. residents to enroll in a qualified health care plan, Cara Woodson Welch, Washington-based vice president of policy and public affairs, says it's likely that Congress would draft legislation to uphold pieces of the mandate.
Officials said they did not 'intend' to impose penalties during the first year the requirement is in effect so long as employers are working in 'good faith' to comply.
The ruling states that under the FLSA, employees are entitled to overtime pay for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. In both cases, plaintiffs had claimed they were misclassified as exempt employees and denied overtime pay.Read More
The settlement also requires the international staffing firm to modify its anti-discrimination policy and amend its nationwide employment law compliance trainingRead More
The Labor Department said under terms of the settlement, Wal-Mart has agreed to pay all back wages the department determined are owed for violations in addition to paying liquidated damages to the employees and a penalty to the department.Read More
If you want to be able to argue that your honest belief justifies your decision, you better be able to support your claim. Read More
This enforcement guidance is required reading for any business that takes arrest or conviction records into consideration in any employment decision.Read More