Day One of the NILG 2023 National Conference is in full swing. Not deterred by the outdoor temperatures, conference attendees, presenters, vendors and Agency representatives enjoyed a first day’s agenda overflowing with informative sessions where “ideas are nurtured and knowledge is exchanged” as part of this year’s conference theme of
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The second day of the NILG 2023 National Conference did not disappoint. The day kicked off with regional ILG’s breakfasting with their respective OFCCP Regional Directors followed by a keynote address from EEOC Chair Charlotte Burrows.
Chair Burrows opened her remarks by thanking NILG for being a “steadfast partner” in
It could not be any clearer to employers that compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 will be a—maybe the—top health and welfare benefit priority for federal regulators for years to come.
On August 2, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) adopted a new burden-shifting standard for evaluating whether work rules infringe upon employees’ rights under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)—that may require employers to narrowly tailor rules to avoid violating the act.
On July 25, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the U.S. Department of the Treasury released their annual report to the U.S. Congress regarding group health plans’ and insurance carriers’ compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (August 2, 2023) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Kimberly R. Ward as special counsel to its Birmingham office. Ward joins from Ogletree Deakins and is among a recent string of new hires the firm has welcomed over the
On July 26, 2023, the EEOC issued updated guidance about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and employees and applicants with visual disabilities.
The new guidance reiterates that applicants and employees with vision impairments should not
As previewed yesterday in OFCCP Interim Director Michelle Hodge’s keynote remarks during the opening day of the NILG 2023 National Conference, OFCCP has released the final rule on “procedures for identifying and remedying discrimination in federal contracting.” Commonly referred to as the PDN rule, the Pre-Enforcement Notice and Conciliation Procedures
After conducting and completing a second round of selections to reach the FY 2024 H-1B cap, USCIS has notified all prospective petitioners of their selection.
In the second round, USCIS selected an additional 77,600 registrations. The new petition filing period for those selected is from August 2, 2023, to
On July 12, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) updated the STEM Designated Degree Program List by adding eight new qualifying fields of study. The Program List is generally used to determine whether a degree completed by an F-1 nonimmigrant student qualifies as a science, technology, engineering,
In 2022, Lizzo received the People’s Champion award “for her groundbreaking contributions to music and television, as well as her commitment to championing overall diversity and inclusivity across race, gender, sexuality, and size.”
Fast-forward to 2023, and three former dancers are suing Lizzo for sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment.
What happened? How
Thomas Barnett discusses how Jackson Lewis uses artificial intelligence to further its legal practices in “Law Firm AI Dreams Rest On Clean Data Practices,” published by Law360.
Several J-1 visa waiver application windows are set to open in fall 2023 for physicians who plan to start working for an employer following completion of their residency or fellowship programs in spring/summer 2024.
In this episode, Jen and Megan Donaghey, Shaw Law Group’s Form I-9 guru, discuss the new Form I-9 and processes, and the now permanent remote document verification process available to qualified employers.