In a case with potentially significant implicants for employers, a federal district court has ruled that a Texas law criminalizing abortion does not prohibit organizations from helping people seeking abortions to travel out of state to access the procedure.
The Illinois Supreme Court has held that employers commit a separate violation of the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) each time they scan an employee's biometric information without the required notice or consent, potentially making BIPA missteps much more costly for employers.
Temporary workers in New Jersey will have greater protections against unpaid wages, unsafe working conditions, unlawful deductions, and other forms of mistreatment under the recently signed Temporary Workers' Bill of Rights.
A new Field Assistance Bulletin from the US Department of Labor (DOL) takes longstanding principles used to interpret the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Family and Medical Act (FMLA) and applies them to common situations involving remote workers.
Maryland employers that participate in a first-of-its-kind pilot program could receive a significant tax credit if they allow employees to reduce their work to four days per week without any reduction in pay.
With Minnesota Governor Tim Walz's signature, the state joins the growing list of jurisdictions enacting CROWN Acts - laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of hairstyles often associated with a particular race or ethnicity.
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