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  • Friday, July 1, 2022
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  • Thursday, June 30, 2022
    Another month, another article about one of the myriad of employment issues implicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This article focuses on recently issued guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding discrimination against applicants and employees with caregiving responsibilities related to COVID-19.
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022
    Aggressive regulatory action and an increase in workplace safety claims, including many related to the COVID-19 pandemic, have fueled a rise in labor and employment (L&E) collective claims, including "follow-on" class actions, according to Carlton Fields’ 2022 class action survey.
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022
    A number of high-profile companies are speaking out against the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) decision overruling Roe v. Wade, and they are backing up their criticism by vowing to help employees wishing to travel for legal abortions. But employers taking such action may face tricky legal issues.
  • On April 27, 2022, the House Committee on Education and Labor held an oversight hearing, Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
  • Monday, June 27, 2022
    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) under the Biden administration appears poised to reverse a Trump Board decision. The important underlying issue is whether blanket policies that require confidentiality in personnel investigations violate unionized employees' right to engage in "concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection," a cornerstone guarantee of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) embedded in the law’s Section 7.
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  • Friday, June 24, 2022
    For six seasons, fans of the NBC hit drama "This Is Us" tuned in each week to watch the Pearson Family saga unfold and have a collective soul-cleansing cry. The series delicately weaved in and out of multiple time periods to tell the heartwarming story of Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca Pearson (Mandy Moore) and their children, Kevin (Justin Hartley), Kate (Chrissy Metz), and Randall (Sterling K. Brown), or the "Big Three." For HR pros, employers, and other viewers, the show raised indirect questions about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Read on to learn a few lessons about the law.
  • Thursday, June 23, 2022
    Employers should be on the lookout for new rules from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) related to the definition of joint employment as well as amendments to the Board’s rules on union election procedures made in April 2020.
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  • By June 30, 2022, federal supply and service contractors with 100 or more employees are required to have registered and certified their establishment and maintenance of their affirmative action programs (AAPs). Although unresolved questions remain, the agency is finally answering some of the questions contractors have had since the portal opened.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022
    Employment-based immigration programs have become increasingly prevalent as labor shortages continue to plague employers throughout the United States. Employers who are dependent on such programs have been provided support in the form of a temporary increase in automatic extensions to employment authorization documents (EADs).
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