On May 17, 2023, the DOL issued Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2023-2 to provide guidance to its field staff on the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act) and its enforcement.
The Sixth Circuit has become the second federal appeals court to toughen the standard for plaintiffs seeking court-authorized notice to potential claimants in a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The NLRB GC has filed a long-anticipated complaint alleging that a university’s failure to use the term “employee” to refer to student-athletes in its student athlete handbook and related social media policies violates the NLRA.
On May 4, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) announced that employers have 30 days to reach I-9 compliance after COVID-19 flexibilities end on July 31, 2023.
The EEOC has issued a “technical assistance document” entitled, “Assessing Adverse Impact in Software, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence Used in Employment Selection Procedures Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.”
The OCA recently found that unless an employee’s employment contract provides otherwise via an express or implied term, an employer’s unilateral lay off of an employee will constitute constructive dismissal, even when the layoff is temporary.