The discourse around worker organizing is often depressingly negative. Workers fired for supporting a union. CEOs and their consultants deriding unions as self-interested third-party interlopers. Justifiably angry workers condemning their employers’ unsafe, unfair, discriminatory, exploitative, or just plain stupid policies and practices. Brand-name companies violating labor laws. With these
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The legal battle continues between large cities and the State of Texas over state attempts to nullify local enactments on employment and other matters that exceed or conflict with state law.
The Texas Regulatory Consistency Act (or HB 2127), known by critics as the Death Star Bill, was scheduled
It’s official, the 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection will open on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. The deadline for employers to file their EEO-1 reports is Tuesday, December 5, 2023.
Employers have been waiting for the announcement as the deadline has been delayed twice. In the meantime, federal contractor have
The 2022 EEO-1 filing platform will open on October 31, 2023, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced on September 1, 2023. The deadline for all filings will be December 5, 2023.
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ST. LOUIS – An eight-person jury in Omaha, Nebraska returned a verdict of $36,075,000 in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on disability discrimination claims against Drivers Management, LLC and Werner Enterprises, Inc., the federal agency announced today. The jury awarded Robinson $75,000 in compensatory damages and $36,000,000
This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments in the federal courts of appeal in the last month.
The launch date of the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) has been delayed to 2024, as reflected on the official ETIAS website. The date of entry into operation of ETIAS is not yet known, but it is expected to be announced at the end of 2023, according to
As technology increases, it becomes easy to automate processes. This is, of course, a good thing. Machines make the things we use daily, and people don’t have to hand-dip candles to provide light.
But what happens when AI steps in and does low-level tasks? It saves people time and allows
On Friday, September 1, Northeastern University Prof. Alicia Modestino led a panel including The New School’s Teresa Ghilarducci and Economic Policy Institute’s Elise Gould in a Power At Work Blog/Workers by the Numbers discussion of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s August jobs, unemployment and wages report.
The panel agreed
Two employees of a Florida provider of Autism treatment services must pay $5 million for competing with a new employer while still employed with their old employer. A…
A recent ruling from a federal court will make it harder for employers to enforce arbitration agreements for employees who handle deliveries. The court concluded that…
Chipotle Mexican Grill recently settled claims of potential child labor violations in Washington, D.C., including exceeding the legal caps on the number of hours minors…
Qualified E-Verify users in good standing now have the option to verify I-9 forms remotely, but how to document compliance isn’t clear. Employers should avoid…
The New Jersey Department of Labor has released new guidance regarding the steps employers need to take to comply with the amended unemployment insurance law’s requirements. The agency indicated it will act fairly and equitably in enforcing the amended law, given the delayed rollout of the necessary information for employers.