On February 1, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) posted a User Guide, Excel template, and .CSV example to facilitate the submission of the newly required pay data report (Pay Data Report) by March 31, 2021 and annually thereafter. The DFEH also added and updated
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) amended regulations on required steps in the conciliation (settlement) phase of the EEOC administrative process for claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act are scheduled to become effective on February 16, 2021.
Michelle Phillips discusses how behavioral interviewing can help employers assess job applicants’ standards of conduct in “5 Tips To Help Employers Avoid Hiring Sexual Harassers,” published by Law360.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the launch of DEI REACH (Recruitment through Engagement, Accountability, Collaboration, and Human connection). REACH will focus on enhancing the firm’s recruitment of African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx and Asian American attorneys as well as those from other underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Andrew F. Maunz has joined Jackson Lewis’ Pittsburgh office as of counsel. Andrew joins the firm from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as legal counsel, where he oversaw the internal and external policy for the nation’s leading civil rights agency.
Most employers are well-acquainted with California’s complex and often employee-friendly legal landscape, but many are less familiar with the patchwork of local ordinances that further govern their employment relationships. With more and more cities passing local ordinances governing minimum wages, paid sick leave, employee scheduling, COVID-19 pandemic issues, and setting up their own enforcement agencies, it’s imperative that human resources professionals, in-house attorneys, business owners, and managers stay up-to-date on this growing area of law.
Regulation compliance is one of the most important, yet not always simple, ways that employers can eliminate large areas of legal exposure. Compliance with local ordinances is no exception. In this webinar, CDF attorneys will review the current state of some of the most significant local employment ordinances passed by California cities, giving employers practical guidance for complying with this important area of California law.
Register today for this 1-hour webinar to ensure your company is in compliance.
1.0 hour of CA MCLE, HRCI & SHRM credit pending.
February 25, 2021 – 10:00 am to 11:00 am (PDT)
Cynthia L. Attwood was sworn in as Chair of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (Review Commission), January 20, 2021, following her designation by President Joseph R. Biden Jr. Ms. Atwood is very familiar with the role of Chair, having served as Acting Chairman and then Chairman from April
On February 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) formally proposed delaying the implementation of its final rule, entitled “Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States.” This rule was scheduled to go into effect on March 15, 2021. The rule,
Temporary staffing firms may qualify as “retail or service establishments” and therefore may be able to apply the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) “retail sales” overtime exemption to some of their employees, according to a recent opinion letter from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
A recent study found that implicit bias—a subconscious negative attitude—against older people was most prevalent in the Northeast and Southeast. And age bias might affect how older people are treated in the pandemic.
Seven tips to help you rekindle your purpose and perspective.
Amazon agreed on Tuesday to pay $62 million to the Federal Trade Commission to settle charges that it withheld tips to delivery drivers over a two-and-a-half year period, in a case that highlights the federal government’s increased interest in gig-economy workers.
Pirtek USA LLC, a fluid power system company based in Rockledge, Fla., has agreed to pay $85,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
Chike Aguh is the new chief innovation officer of the Department of Labor, a position left vacant during the Trump administration.
As head of the A.F.L.-C.I.O., he embraced immigrants, women, minority groups and low-wage workers in an effort to reverse organized labor’s long decline.