With the rise of Deep Fakes, employers will need to understand the means of minimizing its potentially negative impact, including the utilization of data analytics to protect companies and their workforces from exploitative uses of false information.
Just when Texas employers thought they were getting a reprieve from mandatory compliance with three separate municipal paid sick leave ordinances, the Texas Legislature failed to pass a bill to preempt all such ordinances from taking effect.
Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year - and 2019 is no exception. This article summarizes key labor and employment laws and ordinances that become effective in the next few months.
On June 10, 2019, Alabama enacted the state’s first wage equity law. The Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act (CFEPA) mimics, in large portion, the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA), but includes race as a protected classification in addition to sex.
One of the most significant pieces of legislation affecting employers in many years, the Minnesota Jobs and Economic Development Omnibus bill includes new wage theft protections for employees and new requirements for employers.