A recent Ninth Circuit panel held that Hyatt employees who were “laid off” in March 2020 were entitled to payment of their accrued vacation time immediately, even though the employees were not
Archives for October 1, 2023
California has implemented new regulations, effective October 1, 2023, that significantly change the employer criminal background check process for California applicants and employees. The following answers to ten frequently asked questions provide an explanation of how California’s new regulations will expand the California Fair Chance Act.
The Beltway Buzz is a weekly update summarizing labor and employment news from inside the Beltway and clarifying how what’s happening in Washington, D.C., could impact your business.
On September 28, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued updated guidance for employers that have adopted or are considering leave-based programs that allow employees to donate sick, vacation, or personal leave to their employers to make donations to charitable organizations helping those affected by the 2023 Hawaii wildfires.
This summer the California Civil Rights Council approved modified regulations pertaining to California’s Fair Chance Act.
These modifications take effect on October 1, 2023.
Employers should remember the following as these changes take effect.
When notifying an applicant of a disqualification the notice must include all of the following:Notice
HR professionals for federal empoyees need to understand how to properly administer FMLA leave and paid leave, which would become unpaid during a government shutdown.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lori’s Gifts, Inc., a nationwide chain of hospital gift shops with a location at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware, Ohio, violated federal law by making unlawful disability-related inquiries and discriminating against persons with disabilities in its application and hiring processes, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
DENVER – Midwest Farms, an agribusiness company operating several farms in rural Colorado, violated federal law by subjecting female employees to sexual harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed yesterday.
ST. LOUIS – Refuse disposal company Allied Services, LLC, doing business as Allied Waste Services of the Ozarks / Republic Services of the Ozarks, violated federal law when it failed to hire qualified female drivers at its Springfield, Missouri facility because of their sex, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
WASHINGTON – Following a majority vote, the U.S.
LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against the San Luis Obispo moving company Meathead Movers, Inc., the largest independent moving company in California, for refusing to hire people based on age, the federal agency announced today.
NEW ORLEANS – Ecoserv, LLC, an industrial cleaning company in Abbeville, Louisiana, violated federal law by engaging in a pattern or practice of refusing to hire applicants who were Black, female, or 40 years old or over, and by firing a human resources employee who opposed the discriminatory practices, the
FRESNO, Calif. – Elaine’s Pet Resort, LP and Elaine’s Animal House Inc. (collectively, “Elaine’s Pet”), who operate pet resorts in Fresno and Madera, California, violated federal law by failing to provide reasonable accommodation to a class of applicants and employees, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a
SOCORRO, N.M. – Res-Care and Equus Workforce Solutions (Res-Care), nationwide job-assistance companies doing business in New Mexico, violated federal law when they discriminated against an employee with a high-risk pregnancy and disabilities, and retaliated against her for requesting a reasonable accommodation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in
ST. LOUIS – Worldwide Printing and Distribution, Inc. doing business as ResourceOne, a commercial printing, direct mailing and direct marketing company operating out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, violated federal law when a supervisor harassed her with racial and national origin slurs after the employee shared her DNA ancestry results, the U.S.