On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its launch of the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program
The Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (“ARB”) recently held that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”) provides greater protections to whistleblowers than Title VII provides to covered employees.
The Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in a case testing the scope of the False Claims Act's public disclosure bar.
Two recent policy changes announced by the US Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") likely will lead to a significantly greater number of and increased scope for investigations conducted by that Office into allegations of discrimination and pay disparity against Government contractors.
The US Department of Labor ("DOL") is cracking down on unpaid internships, finding that few "for-profit" employers can offer such internships without violating the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").
The Administration has conceded that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ("ARRA") has not worked as planned.
While the promise of the $787 billion federal stimulus package is no doubt alluring to many companies, receiving Stimulus funds does not come without strings attached, posing risks for the unwary recipient.