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Second-guessing the advice columns: Bad HR practices aren’t necessarily illegal.

USA - September 8 2017 It’s been a while since I’ve picked on an advice columnist for leading readers astray on employment law, but we have one, from the usually-sound Work

The future for “Dreamers”: What their employers need to know

USA - September 8 2017 Who are the “Dreamers”? This term is used in popular culture to refer to the children who were brought to the United States without immigration status

Are you ready for the new EEO-1 report?

USA - July 5 2017 The beginning of July conjures many images for Americans - barbecues, picnics, fireworks. But for many employers, July also triggered preparation for

Are the OFCCP and the EEOC merging? Signs point to “No.”

USA - September 12 2017 Based on a recent Senate appropriations bill, it appears that the Trump Administration’s plan to merge the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

OFCCP exempts Hurricane Harvey contractors from written affirmative action program requirement

USA - September 8 2017 Experts have estimated that it may cost as much as $180 billion to repair the damage done by Hurricane Harvey. With so much rebuilding to be done, the

OFCCP offers more hurricane relief

USA - September 20 2017 On the heels of the exemption for Hurricane Harvey contractors, and given the additional widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Irma, the federal

Employment law quiz: Bizarro edition

USA - September 15 2017 See how you do with these guaranteed true news items from the last week, all relating to employment law. Then tell me whether you agree that we are

BREAKING: Trump nominates Peter Robb as NLRB General Counsel

USA - September 15 2017 Law360 just reported that President Trump, as expected, has nominated Peter Robb of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC to be General Counsel for the National

LabCorp settles with OFCCP for alleged bias in hiring and compensation

USA - September 14 2017 Laboratory Corporation of America has agreed to pay approximately $200,000 to resolve a matter with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

Immigration Dispatch Supreme Court temporarily allows Trump refugee ban

USA - September 14 2017 The saga of court challenges to President Trump’s revised travel ban continued after the preliminary ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26