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Oct
15
2018
ASAP

Latest DOJ Statement On Website Accessibility Provides No Definitive Site Map For Businesses

The DOJ recently responded to a letter sent by 103 members of Congress asking it to take steps to stop the flood of lawsuits against businesses over their alleged failure to make their websites sufficiently accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Oct
15
2018
ASAP

Ireland Set to Embrace Shared Parental Leave After False Start in the UK

A bill is making its way through the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament) that would bring shared parental leave to the Republic of Ireland.

Oct
11
2018
ASAP

Political Speech in the Workplace: Is it Possible to Maintain Civility?

In the days leading up to the confirmation vote on Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh, more than half of Americans said they had engaged in political discussions in the workplace about his confirmation battle.

Oct
11
2018
ASAP

Brexit – Transitional Provisions in the Balance

With less than six months to go until the UK leaves the EU (and, possibly, enters a transitional period that will last until January 1, 2021) it is worth taking stock of the EU workforce's position in the UK.

Oct
10
2018
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Employers Brace for Hurricane Michael and Its Aftermath

After Hurricane Michael strikes, employers in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia will be faced with some important considerations.

Oct
9
2018
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Kentucky Supreme Court Rejects Conditioning Employment on Agreement to Arbitrate

The Kentucky Supreme Court has held that the FAA does not preempt a Kentucky statute barring employers from requiring employees to waive, arbitrate, or diminish statutory rights as a condition or precondition of employment.

Oct
5
2018
ASAP

OSHA Announces Renewed Focus on Trenching and Excavation Work

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced an update to its National Emphasis Program on preventing trenching and excavation collapses.

Oct
4
2018
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EEOC Anti-Harassment Litigation, Enforcement Efforts See Dramatic Increase

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s litigation program brought 66 lawsuits alleging workplace harassment (41 alleging sexual harassment) in FY 2018, a more than 50% increase over the prior year.

Oct
4
2018
ASAP

DOT Preempts California Meal and Rest Breaks Laws Under Federal Hazmat Regulations

The DOT recently clarified that federal Hazmat regulations preempt California’s meal and rest break requirements.

Oct
3
2018
ASAP

BLS Releases New Data on "Electronically Mediated" Workers

The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently issued its first estimate of how many U.S. workers participate in electronically mediated (online platform) work.

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