Although government enforcement litigation of employment laws decreased in 2020, the number and monetary value of workplace class action settlements increased, according to a new Seyfarth Shaw report.
This article explores how far employers can go in regulating off-duty conduct in the aftermath of last week's riot at the Capitol, with insights from a pair of experts.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a pair of proposed rules that would amend the incentives employers may offer to encourage participation in wellness programs that require disclosure of medical or genetic information without violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
Emailing notices to employees or posting them on a company website may satisfy some federal workplace notice-posting requirements - as long as certain conditions are met, says the US Department of Labor.
Telehealth visits are deemed "in-person" visits with a health provider under the FMLA for determining if an employee has a serious health condition.
A federal judge has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction to block key parts of President's Trump's executive order on combating race and sex stereotyping from being enforced.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has confirmed that the 2020 requirement of 80-hour COVID-related leave continues into 2021 for covered employers.
President Trump signed the COVID-19 relief bill, which includes $900 billion earmarked for COVID-19 aid. In addition to extending the availability of tax credits for employers that continue to provide leave under the terms established by the FFCRA, the bill contains a number of other takeaways for employers.
The new COVID-19 relief bill declines to extend the mandatory paid sick and family leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which are scheduled to expire on December 31, 2020.
Administering a federally authorized coronavirus vaccine is not a "medical examination" for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to new guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
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