The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that there were a total of 25 more charges of discrimination filed in the fiscal year 2011 (October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011) than in 2010.
Introduced into Congress yet again is the new and improved Employee Misclassification Prevention Act.
Many employers purchase an insurance product known as Employers Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) for coverage in the event they are sued for different types of employment claims such as harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
Most employers are aware that they may not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of their race, sex, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, etc, etc.
You hire a new employee with great hopes of a long lasting and productive relationship.
The Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA) requires the Attorney General or County Attorney to investigate all complaints made by anyone against an employer relating to the employment of unauthorized aliens
In a bit of good news for employers, the United States Supreme Court on April 27, 2011 struck down a state law which prohibited arbitration agreement provisions waiving the right to participate in class action litigation.
On March 29 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) employers are often placed between a rock and a hard place when confronted with an employee who may be unauthorized to work in the United States.
On Friday, March 25, 2011, the EEOC published its finalized regulations governing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA).