• 11.02.23

    DOL, FTC Partner Up on Employment Issues

    The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have partnered to fight anticompetitive, unfair and deceptive practices in a new formal collaboration between the agencies.

  • 11.02.23

    EEOC Proposes Updated Harassment Guidance

    For the first time since 1999, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidance on harassment in the workplace.

  • 09.21.23

    California Takes On Criminal Background Checks, Noncompetes

    In California regulatory news, the Civil Rights Council, an arm of the Civil Rights Department, approved changes to how employers legally conduct criminal background checks, and Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill reaffirming and expanding the state’s ban on noncompete agreements.

  • 09.21.23

    EEOC Proposes PWFA Regulations

    With the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act now in effect, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a notice of proposed rulemaking to establish regulations for the law.

  • 09.21.23

    Employee’s ADA Suit Over Denial of Remote Work Ends at Seventh Circuit

    Is remote work always a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? According to the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a case involving a hospital employee, the answer is no.

  • 09.21.23

    DOL Seeks to Raise Salary for FLSA’s White Collar Exemption

    Following in the footsteps of the Department of Labor under the Obama Administration, the agency released a notice of proposed rulemaking that would raise the minimum salary to qualify for a white collar exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

  • 08.25.23

    California Employers Must Pay COVID Work-From-Home Expenses

    California employers must reimburse workers for their COVID work-from-home expenses, a panel of the state’s Court of Appeal has ruled.

  • 08.25.23

    Employers Face Questions On Diversity Programs

    In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, where the justices struck down the use of affirmative action as part of the admissions process at institutions of higher education, employers are facing ...

  • 08.25.23

    California AG Keeping a Close Eye On Employers

    California Attorney General Rob Bonta has been busy in recent weeks, launching an “investigative sweep” into employer compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and cautioning employers about the restrictions on employer-driven debt.

  • 08.25.23

    NLRB Adopts New Standard for Employer Work Rules

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has adopted a new standard for evaluating challenges to employer work rules as facially unlawful under Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), overruling a decision from 2017.



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