Tag: Executive Order

President Biden’s AI Executive Order and Its Impact on Employers

Last month, President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order that seeks to both seize the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) and manage its risks. The Order has a broad reach that will affect the use of AI in education, health care, and government. Additionally, this Order will impact AI’s effect on consumers. The Order further […]

Top 10 Noncompete Law Developments of the Past Year

Lawmakers and courts continued to demonstrate hostility toward noncompete and no-hire agreements in 2021. The activity underscores employers’ need to stay current on the diverse state-specific limitations governing restrictive covenants, new federal activity in the area, and ongoing case law developments.

What the Recent Executive Order Means for the Future of Hiring Federal Job Candidates

The recent Executive Order from the White House focuses on modernizing how the government will assess federal job candidates moving forward. This is an unprecedented shift in government hiring, and now many agencies will be tasked with finding readily available, proven assessment solutions that agencies can implement in a reasonable time period. These assessments need to be […]

Supreme Court’s action on ‘travel ban’ eases some employer concerns

by Tammy Binford and Holly Jones The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow a limited form of President Donald Trump’s “travel ban” to take effect means people from the affected countries who work for employers in the United States are probably exempt from the ban. But the decision doesn’t clear up all questions for those […]

Supreme Court ruling allows ‘travel ban’ Executive Order to take limited effect

On June 26, the last day of the current term, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to determine whether the “travel ban” Executive Order’s (EO) focus on primarily Muslim countries violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and whether the EO exceeds President Donald Trump’s authority granted by the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The […]

‘Religious liberty’ order leaves LGBT nondiscrimination provisions intact

On May 4, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) that, unlike a draft version, leaves intact Obama-era LGBT nondiscrimination requirements for federal contractors. The EO, which one expert described as largely hortatory, addresses tax exemptions for religious organizations and the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive mandate. But it includes little affirmative movement, according […]

If ICE Comes Knocking: I-9 Audits and Travel Implications

By Kate McGovern Tornone In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® Editor Kate McGovern Tornone covered some of the training employers must consider for front-facing employees should U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) pay a visit to the worksite. Today Tornone discusses I-9s and travel implications.