Department of Labor (DOL)
The Department of Labor found the company violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's whistleblower protection provisions by improperly terminating a manager who voiced concerns about financial misconduct.
The DOL has announced an initiative to enforce warehouse and logistic workers' wages and workplace rights. The agency also will use education and outreach to increase compliance and reduce industry violations.
The US Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and National Labor Relations Board have announced a joint effort to raise awareness about workplace retaliation issues.
Reversing a Trump-era policy, the US Department of Labor (DOL) will once again pursue liquidated damages in its pre-litigation Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) investigations.
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.
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.
News: HR guidance on the Department of Labor (DOL).
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