Nebraska is the fifth state to participate in a federal program that validates the authenticity of the driver's licenses presented by a new hire by comparing driver's license data with state motor vehicle records.
Although relieved of the annual wage notice requirement starting in 2015, New York employers are now subject to increased penalties for failing to comply with other requirements of the Wage Theft Prevention Act.
The law, which will expire March 18, 2015, prohibits an employer from testing a prospective employee for marijuana use until after extending a conditional employment offer, unless otherwise required by law.
The OFCCP has issued a final rule that will implement President Obama's Executive Order 13672, which will prohibit federal contractors from discriminating against employees and applicants based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The District of Columbia passed the Protecting Pregnant Workers Fairness Act of 2014, which requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees whose ability to perform their job is limited by pregnancy, childbirth, a related medical condition or breastfeeding.
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