On March 27, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. Because the issue of pay equity is gaining ground, the bill may be used as a campaign talking point as the next election approaches.
On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act—the third proposed rule published by the agency in the last two weeks.
A leading UK advisory body (Acas) recently published new guidance on age discrimination. This update is timely in light of an age discrimination claim brought by a National Health Service employee that caught the public’s attention.
While "ghosting" might be new(ish) in the dating world, the “ghosting employee” is very much an age-old problem for employers across the globe. How should employers respond when employees vanish into thin air?
The DOL has released a proposed rule to clarify and update the “regular rate” requirements under the FLSA, focusing on the types of compensation and benefits that employers must include in the overtime calculation.