Supreme Court: Employers Can Require Individualized Arbitration of Employment Disputes
May 21, 2018. The decision means employers can stop employees from combining cases in situations like wage disputes.
California Supreme Court Issues New, More Restrictive Independent Contractor Test
April 30, 2018. California employers will have a harder time proving that workers are properly classified as independent contractors.
Federal Appeals Court Holds That Prior Salary Is Not a Justification for Unequal Pay
April 9, 2018. The Ninth Circuit Rules That Prior Salary is Not a Valid Reason for Paying Men and Women Differently for Equal Work.
Employers to Face Penalties for Failing to Comply With Affordable Care Act
November 1, 2017. The IRS plans to send out “play or pay” penalty letters to employers for 2015.
Employers Must Use New I-9 Form in 2017
September 18, 2017. It’s time for employers to switch over to the new Form I-9.
Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule Invalidated By Federal Court
August 31, 2017. Overtime eligibility will not be expanded.
Pardon Our Error: Correction to State Health Insurance Continuation Laws Chart
Aug 31, 2015. Our chart on State Health Insurance Continuation Laws, which appears in several of our books, was printed with an error with regard to Connecticut.
Department of Labor Publishes New FMLA Forms
May 31, 2015. Employers subject to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can now find updated versions of the FMLA forms on the Department of Labor’s website.
Supreme Court Clarifies Employer’s Duty to Accommodate Pregnant Employees
Mar 25, 2015. The U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on an employer’s duty to provide reasonable accommodation to pregnant employees.
EEOC Prosecuting Transgender Discrimination Cases
Sep 25, 2014. In a historic move, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed its first lawsuits on behalf of transgender employees.