Susan Schoenfeld, JD, is a Senior Legal Editor for BLR’s human resources and employment law publications. Ms. Schoenfeld has practiced in the area of employment litigation and counseling, covering topics such as disability discrimination, wrongful discharge, and sexual harassment. She provided training and counseling to corporate clients and litigated cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals, state court, and at the U.S. Department of Labor. Prior to private practice, Ms. Schoenfeld was an attorney with the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in Washington, D.C., where she advised federal agencies, drafted regulations, conducted inspector training courses, and litigated cases for DOL. Ms. Schoenfeld received her undergraduate degree, cum laude, with honors, from Union College, and her law degree from the National Law Center at George Washington University.
Interview: Susan was quoted in a NBCNews.com article on the topic of the reasons why nonvoters don't make it to the polls on Election Day.
Video: Watch Susan's recent video on FMLA recertification requests.
Undertaking quality and effective outreach and recruiting of veterans is vital to contractors’ compliance efforts under the new contracting rules.
President Obama signed an Executive Order (EO), the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Order, requiring contractors to self-report violations of labor and employment laws.
Effective July 1, 2015, all employers, both public and private, will be required to provide paid sick leave to their employees, unless exempted.
In a recent notice of proposed rulemaking, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced its intention to publish a proposed rule revising the definition of "spouse" under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.
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