Proper completion of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 is one of the most important responsibilities of employers, including manufacturers, at the beginning of the hiring process. Saying it learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security has published a final rule that provides eligible employers completing the I-9 an optional alternative to the in-person physical document examination method that employers have followed as part of the Form I-9 process since its inception in 1986.
Archives for August 14, 2023
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ramped-up enforcement and guidance in recent months over employers’ use of artificial intelligence (AI).
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) formally published its proposed regulations to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) in the Federal Register on Aug. 11, 2023.
The National Labor Relations Board revised its standard for assessing whether an employer’s work rules unlawfully restrict protected employee activity under the National Labor Relations Act. Stericycle, Inc.,372 NLRB No. 113 (Aug. 2, 2023).
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has affirmed a federal district court’s decision that declared null and void ab initio Puerto Rico Act 41-2022. Financial Oversight Board v. Hernandez Montañez et al., No. 23-1267 (1st Cir. Aug. 10, 2023).
With expanded access to and usage of artificial intelligence tools for recruiting and hiring processes, officials are warning of the possibility of employment discrimination that may inadvertently emerge from the utilization of these tools.
It says something when Zoom, whose virtual meeting platform is essential to the work-from-home life, is demanding its employees report to the office twice a week.
Difficulty in identifying AI bias could inhibit agency
Government contractors now face endless probes without a clear charge.
The appeal of the Gen Z-led minimum-effort, max-flexibility approach to work is obvious for employees. But how are managers dealing with it?
Sean O’Brien just might be the worst labor leader in America. If you don’t believe me, just consider his horrible performance last week culminating in the unemployment of thousands of his working-class members, and a sweet payday for Wall Street fat cats.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has told its hundreds of employees in San Francisco that it’s too dangerous to come in to the office.
On July 21, 2023, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule in the Federal Register amending its regulation on Improved Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. The final rule becomes effective on January 1, 2024.
The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) has unveiled a new comprehensive state emphasis program (SEP) aimed at mitigating heat-related illnesses and injuries at both indoor and outdoor workplaces.
The Cyber Safety Review Board (Board) issued a report entitled, Review of the Attacks Associates with Lapsus$ and Related Threat Groups (Report), released by the Department of Homeland Security on August 10, 2023. The Report begins with a message from the Board’s Chair and Vice Chair discussing WarGames, a movie