In a joint “Dear Colleague” letter, the Departments of Education and Justice discuss efforts to address barriers that prevent people with disabilities from participating in online services, programs, and activities sponsored by educational institutions.
On May 17, 2023, the DOL issued Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2023-2 to provide guidance to its field staff on the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act) and its enforcement.
The EEOC has issued a “technical assistance document” entitled, “Assessing Adverse Impact in Software, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence Used in Employment Selection Procedures Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.”
President Biden signed a new whistleblower law that significantly increases the risk and cost of whistleblower claims for domestic and overseas financial services institutions that must be cognizant of anti-money laundering laws and regulations.
The September 15, 2022 hearing and discussion demonstrated that there remains a great deal of disagreement about whether a non-emergency standard is needed, as well as serious concerns about the current proposal.
On July 19, 2022, the FTC and NLRB signed a four-page Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding information sharing, cross-agency training, and outreach in areas of common regulatory interest, focusing on the “gig economy.”
On March 18, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register, calling for the most sweeping revisions to the rules governing Davis-Bacon Act enforcement since the Reagan administration’s 1982 reforms.