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Proposed legislation may prove useful for employers before Department Of Workforce Development

USA - May 24 2017 If enacted, pending legislation in Wisconsin could significantly alter the calculus for employers facing discrimination charges at the

DOL reinstates wage and hour opinion letters

USA - August 2 2017 On June 27 2017 Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta announced that the Department of Labour's Wage and Hour Division will re-establish its practice of

SEC attacks language commonly used in settlement and severance agreements

Ireland, USA - October 26 2016 Employers take note - the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun to target routine language used in nearly every employment, severance and

Derogatory language may be protected activity for non-union employees

USA - July 26 2017 Although at the "outer-bounds of protected, union-related comments", calling your boss a 'nasty mother fer' no longer guarantees termination of

Bill seeks to close wage gaps by prohibiting salary history inquiries

USA - November 16 2016 A bill recently introduced into Congress would amend the Fair Labour Standards Act to prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their

DOL reinstates wage and hour opinion letters

USA - August 2 2017 On June 27 2017 Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta announced that the Department of Labour's Wage and Hour Division will re-establish its practice of

Derogatory language may be protected activity for non-union employees

USA - July 26 2017 Although at the "outer-bounds of protected, union-related comments", calling your boss a 'nasty mother fer' no longer guarantees termination of

Seventh Circuit finds sexual orientation protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

USA - May 31 2017 In Kimberly Hively v Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana (Case 2017 WL 1230393 (7th Cir, April 4 2017)), the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh

Proposed legislation may prove useful for employers before Department Of Workforce Development

USA - May 24 2017 If enacted, pending legislation in Wisconsin could significantly alter the calculus for employers facing discrimination charges at the

Time to reconsider your non-solicitation agreement?

USA - February 1 2017 The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently held that non-solicitation of employees clauses are subject to the same strict enforceability requirements