Directives on LGBTQ rights and racial equity were among the executive orders President Biden issued during a busy first 24 hours in office.
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.
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.
A new rule that could make it easier for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees is scheduled to take effect March 8 - but it is likely to be frozen and possibly replaced.
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.
After several years of increases, the number of enforcement actions and investigations by the EEOC and the Wage and Hour Division decreased in FY 2020.
Certain California-based companies will soon face new requirements for diversifying their corporate boards racially, ethnically and in terms of sexual and gender identity, plus new pay data reporting requirements.
Google's parent company has agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a group of shareholders. The lawsuit claimed that male executives who had been credibly accused of sexually harassing female employees were improperly awarded multi-million-dollar severance packages.
Many corporations have revised workplace policies to encourage employees to take time to vote or to serve as election workers in the November 3 election.
The DOL has put forward five distinct factors to be used when determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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