Statehouses across the country continue to propose legislation at a frenzied pace. In February, as in January, more than 500 bills concerning labor and employment issues were either introduced or addressed in some fashion.
Recently, the California Fair Employment & Housing Council approved regulations that identify numerous ways in which employers can face liability when using criminal history in hiring and other employment decisions.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently became the first appellate court to find that so-called “subgroup” disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order entitled, Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals. This article provides some recommendations for various visa holders.
I saw one of my employees on the local news the other night participating in a political rally. We try to maintain a tension-free workplace. Can I discipline him for this conduct, or institute a policy prohibiting this kind of behavior?
On December 5, 2016, the Venezuelan Ministry of Labor published Resolution N° 10.002, which guarantees a special protection against dismissal for workers who are members of a Productive Workers’ Council (known as “CPT,” for its acronym in Spanish).