On October 7, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released Frequently Asked Questions under the recent Executive Order 13950 regarding diversity and inclusion programs for federal contractors.
In Association of Ontario Midwives v Ontario (Health and Long-Term Care), 2020 HRTO 165, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (HRTO) found that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOH) underpaid midwives due to gender discrimination.
In an expansive reading of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment issued proposed Equal Pay Transparency Rules that contain broad, first-in-the-nation requirements.
Many employers are hopeful that a vaccine for COVID-19 will be the silver bullet that will enable employers to return to some semblance of a pre-COVID workplace. Can an employer mandate that employees be vaccinated before coming back to work?