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EEOC Attacks “No Fault” Attendance Policies as ADA Violations

August 17 2018 As you know, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against disabled employees and job applicants in all aspects of…

Lasting Effects of the #MeToo Movement

October 22 2018 It has been about a year since the #MeToo movement went viral, spreading greater awareness about sexual misconduct and harassment, and, more generally…

California Employment Law Update for 2019

January 8 2019 In the final days of California’s 2018 legislative session, and the end of his term, Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a variety of employment…

Magic Bullets and the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans

March 29 2018 Earlier this year, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 established the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans (“Joint…

Tips, Service Charges, and Automatic Gratuities Continue to Cause Problems for Employers

October 5 2018 Hospitality employers nationwide continue to be hit with class action lawsuits alleging failure to properly pay/distribute tips, as well as failure to…

Pay Equity and EEO-1 Reporting Remains Priority of Federal Regulators

March 13 2019 Pay inequity, particularly compensation disparity based on sex, has become a very prominent political issue in the last decade and it looks like some…

DOL Revises Field Operations Handbook to Clarify Interpretation of FLSA’s Dual Jobs Regulation

February 25 2019 The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has officially curtailed another controversial interpretation of its dual jobs regulation that has plagued…

Court Ruling Further Clarifies ADA Website Accessibility Obligations

February 21 2019 Over the past several years, we have written extensively about employers’ obligations to make their websites accessible for individuals with visual…

11th Cir. Deals a Big Blow to OSHA’s Inspection Authority

February 20 2019 OSHA’s enforcement authority, specifically as it relates to the agency’s ability to expand an unprogrammed inspection beyond its original scope, has…

Have Faith: 4.9 Million Dollar Settlement Underscores Importance of Accommodating Religious Beliefs During Hiring Process

February 13 2019 What happens when the religious beliefs of an applicant conflict with your grooming and appearance policy? What if the applicant is seeking a…