A number of incidents have surfaced recently in which neighbors or passers-by have called police to report African Americans engaging in seemingly ordinary pursuits. Examples include calls to investigate a college student napping on a couch in her dorm, some friends grilling in a public park, and an 8-year-old girl selling bottled water in front […]
Category: Employment Law
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Colorado’s new, more stringent data privacy law is set to take effect on September 1, meaning employers face more obligations related to disposal and security of residents’ personal identifying information (PII).
When we think of HR, we tend to think of business casual dress in an office environment. But some of the companies that might benefit the most from a strong HR department do not fit that mold.
Missourians went to the polls August 7 and soundly defeated Proposition A, the state’s right-to-work law that has been on hold for almost a year. Voters rejected the law by about a 2-to-1 margin.
This spring, the Trump Administration indicated that it plans to revoke work authorization for H-4 visa holders and that it would provide details about a new policy by the end of June. That deadline has come and gone, but speculation about what the change might mean for H-4 visa holders is rampant.
Employers may eventually see a change in how they can restrict the use of their e-mail and other communications systems for union organizing now that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is requesting comments on what standard it should apply.
Arizona has made it illegal for people to pass off a pet as a service animal in order to have an animal accompany them to public places where only service animals are allowed. While the new law, which took effect August 3, is a relief to many employers and business owners, they must be careful […]
In my opinion, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) remains one of the most (if not the most) difficult employment laws to administer. The federal regulations are lengthy and detail-oriented, setting forth various compliance deadlines, rules, and (of course) exceptions.
Earlier this year, we predicted that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would be “loosening the reins on employer handbook rules.” We can finally tell you exactly how much the reins have been loosened because the NLRB’s General Counsel has outlined the standards the Board will follow when assessing employers’ personnel policies. Overall, you will […]
A new Arizona law taking effect August 3 provides a broad exemption from negligent hiring claims for employers that hire workers who have criminal convictions.