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Employer-mandated COVID vaccines: Five reservations

USA - February 12 2021 Just because you can, should you? As most of our readers know, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in December that employers can legally…

Biden Time: DOL nominee Walsh advances to Senate vote

USA - February 12 2021 Marty moves ahead! The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 18-4 yesterday to send the nomination of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh…

"No good turn goes unpunished"

USA - December 2 2020 It's a cliché because it's true. Especially for volunteers. Gentle reader, perhaps you or your friends serve the community as directors of…

Best Presidential debate idea ever!

USA - October 9 2020 Maybe the Commission on Presidential Debates has already thought about this and ruled it out, but I've never heard that they've…

Annual verification proposed for contractors

USA - September 15 2020 The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has issued an Information Collection Request seeking comments on “an annual Affirmative Action…

Employers, what do you prefer?

USA - July 31 2020 Someone who lies on their resume, or one who gives you the hard truth? Let's say you have a great candidate for your vacant position of Director of…

Happy 30th anniversary to the ADA

USA - July 24 2020 . . . And an alternate universe without it. It seems like only five years ago that the Americans with Disabilities Act was celebrating its 25th…

Transportation employers get a break on random testing

USA - July 13 2020 The FMCSA will exercise "enforcement flexibility." The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced last week that it will be flexible when…

More on FFCRA leave for kids' summer closings

USA - July 2 2020 The DOL's Wage and Hour Division tells us how it will look at these issues. One of the hot (get it?) issues with the Families First Coronavirus…

Employers can't test for COVID-19 antibodies, EEOC says

USA - June 18 2020 An ambiguity in the agency's prior guidance has been clarified. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated its guidance on COVID-19 issues…