In anticipation of April Fools' Day, we celebrate labor and employment cases and news that could be jokes, but aren't. If there's anything we've learned over the last year, real news and fake news are often hard to distinguish.
On March 26, 2018, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that prohibits local governments from regulating the information employers can request from prospective employees during the interview process.
Beginning April 1, 2018, employees on a limited-term employment contract lasting more than five years with the same employer will gain the right to change their employment status to an open-ended term.
International telecommuters pose special problems beyond the basic logistics of engaging a local telecommuter. How best to employ and payroll a given international telecommuter depends on the specific context or scenario at issue.
On February 1, 2018, a federal judge enjoined the EEOC and U.S. Attorney General from enforcing against the State of Texas the EEOC’s 2012 Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records.