President Biden recently issued an Executive Order calling for a coordinated approach to regulating the use of artificial intelligence (AI), including in employment.
Legislation recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker will expand leave for bereaving a child and for mourning victims of violent crime; establish new leave for organ donation; and provide protections for freelance workers and temporary workers.
The EEOC has issued updated guidance about how the ADA applies to job applicants and employees with visual disabilities, including addressing issues related to the use of AI decision-making tools.
The US Department of Labor has attempted to clarify how to calculate usage of FMLA leave during weeks with holidays in a recently issued opinion letter.
Employers that use AI and algorithmic decision-making tools must be careful that the technology does not systematically disadvantage people based on their race, color, religion, sex or national origin, according to a new guidance document from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Individuals in Missouri will have to undergo therapy before seeking gender-affirming care under an emergency rule issued by the state attorney general.
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.
In a directive written last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned state agencies and public universities in the state not to use diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in hiring.
Duane Morris' annual class action report details blows to arbitration from US Supreme Court rulings and federal legislative actions, as well as other developments.
Civil money penalties for violations of federal employment laws rose as high as $137,602 following an annual inflation adjustment by the US Department of Labor (DOL).
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