On April 18, 2018, in another step signaling increased transparency for federal contractors, OFCCP issued a release describing its methodology for selecting and scheduling federal contractors for audit in 2018.
The Hong Kong legislature is currently considering draft legislation which, if enacted, will require certain companies—including those incorporated outside of Hong Kong—to publish a “slavery and human trafficking statement.”
The FLSA requires employers to pay overtime to covered employees, but exempts numerous categories of workers. Traditionally, these exemptions have been construed narrowly against the employer asserting them. Not anymore.
In anticipation of April Fools' Day, we celebrate labor and employment cases and news that could be jokes, but aren't. If there's anything we've learned over the last year, real news and fake news are often hard to distinguish.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently ruled, in what many have described as a ground-breaking decision, that discrimination based on an employee’s transgender status is discrimination based on “sex” in violation of Title VII.
The NY Court of Appeals will consider whether home care attendants working 24-hour shifts employed by third-party agencies must be paid for every hour of their shift, with no deductions for meal or sleep periods.