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EEOC issues guidance on religious dress and grooming accommodation

USA - March 17 2014 On March 6, 2014, the EEOC issued a fact sheet and a question and answer sheet ("guidelines") providing guidance on religious dress and grooming…

Toni M. Everton

Legislative changes prompt policy review and updated training for Minnesota employers

USA - July 9 2013 The Minnesota Legislature passed several laws in 2013 that affect Minnesota employers. Employers should understand these new laws and carefully…

Nicole Truso, Daniel G. Prokott, Kristin Jones Pierre

Department of Labor releases new FMLA workplace poster and forms

USA - March 8 2013 Last month, concurrent with the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the U.S. Department of Labor published new versions of…

Mary L. Will

EEOC issues guidance for use of conviction and arrest records

USA - April 30 2012 On April 25, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an enforcement guidance (Guidance) and corresponding Q&A that outline the EEOC's position regarding the use of criminal history information in employment decisions.

Nicole Truso

Wisconsin eliminates compensatory and punitive damages for employment discrimination

USA - March 6 2012 On February 21, 2012, the Wisconsin Assembly passed a bill that eliminates compensatory and punitive damage awards for violations of the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act (WFEA).

Sean R. Somermeyer