On July 24, 2020, the FDIC published a Final Rule regarding Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U.S.C. § 1829 (“Section 19”), which restricts hiring at FDIC-insured depository institutions, such as FDIC member banks.
This podcast explains Bostock v. Clayton County, the U.S. Supreme Court decision recognizing protections for gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and next steps in light of this decision.
Following a truncated period of public comment and hearings, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released the final regulations under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML), effective July 24, 2020.
Act 185 made a host of changes to Wisconsin’s UI program. A state agency recently announced that it will require an employer to take action to continue to take advantage of the law’s non-charging benefit.
On August 3, 2020, in response to a legal challenge by the state of New York, a New York federal district judge struck down portions of a DOL final rule providing guidance on interpretations of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
On August 3, 2020, the White House issued an executive order directing federal agencies to contract with those who prioritize the hiring of U.S. citizens and green card holders over foreign workers for contract positions.