California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law Senate Bill 54, which requires venture capital firms to collect and report demographic information about the founding team members of the businesses in which they invest.
A new federal rule requiring quicker union elections will take effect on Dec. 26. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued the final rule on Aug. 24 to shorten the union election time frame that was established four years ago.
Daily headlines trumpet multimillion-dollar awards for employers’ violations of a variety of state and federal employment laws. But equally deserving of attention are cases where employers won.
An employee who was fired after she requested two weeks off to recover from surgery was not disabled, and so her employer did not violate the California Fair Employment and Housing Act in terminating her.
Effective Nov. 26, a significant amendment to New York City’s Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) prohibits discrimination based on height and weight.
On Dec. 13, the U.S. Department of Labor released a final rule aimed at retaining workers when federal contracts shift. The workers on a federal contract will have the right of first refusal to the job if the contract changes hands.
New York City Requires Employers to Post an Employee Bill of Rights
The U.S. House Commitee on Education and the Workforce advanced four bills on job training and union rights for workers.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 11 vacated as moot decisions challenging President Joe Biden’s vaccine requirement for federal employees.
A Sacramento, Calif., construction company could not compel arbitration of four employees’ workplace-related claims where it failed to authenticate the employees’ purported electronic signatures on an arbitration agreement, a California appeals court recently ruled.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that actionable claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extend beyond “ultimate employment decisions.”
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case centered on whether it’s permissible to waive the deadline for asking an appellate court to review a decision by a board that handles federal employment claims. On Dec. 8, the court agreed to hear the case involving the U.S. Merit Systems Protection
The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard a case centered on lateral job transfers, but the case could impact other employment policies and practices, especially the criteria for inclusion, equity and diversity (IE&D) initiatives.
Depending on how many people you employ, you may—or may not—have to follow certain federal laws. Do you know how many employees a business must have to be “covered by”…
New Alabama Law Exempts Overtime Pay from State Taxation Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, hourly paid employees in Alabama will not pay any state income tax on their overtime pay.