The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued its Recommended Practices for Anti-Retaliation Programs, which applies to both public and private employers. The resource is advisory only.
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released for public input a proposed enforcement guidance addressing unlawful harassment under federal employment discrimination laws. Employers and other stakeholders may submit comments until February 9, 2017.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires employers to reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' sincerely held religious practices, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of their business.
The US Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a final rule that updates equal employment opportunity (EEO) requirements with respect to apprenticeships. Current protections are expanded to include disability, age, genetic information and sexual orientation.
A new Philadelphia law would ban employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. Massachusetts and California have passed similar laws, but Philadelphia will become the first city in the nation with a so-called wage history law if Mayor Jim Kenney signs the measure as expected.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published a document explaining the workplace rights and protections under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) that are available to employees and job applicants who have mental health conditions.
San Jose, California voters have approved the Opportunity to Work ordinance, which will require certain employers to offer additional hours of work to current part-timers before they may hire new part-time or temporary workers.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination, a question-and-answer publication and a small business fact sheet, which are intended to communicate the EEOC's position on legal issues.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its annual Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) for Fiscal Year 2016. More than $20 million of the $482.1 million in total recoveries resulted from settlements of systemic investigations.
On Election Day, states went high: voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Maine's results are still listed as "too close to call," but those voting "yes" are in the lead.
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