Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

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Employment and labor laws are constantly changing and evolving. Completing an HR Assessment can ensure legal compliance with federal and state employment laws, regulations and HR best practices. Child Labor laws are implemented for workers under the age of 18.

The New HR Rules: Employment law updates for 2020

Business Management Daily

A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is absolutely essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. Here’s what you need to know about employment law changes to stay ahead of the curve. The rule applies to all employers with 50 or more workers.

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Governor Signs New Employment Laws for 2019

HRWatchdog

Governor Jerry Brown signed several key employment law bills that businesses need to be aware of for the coming year. Here are some of the new laws taking effect in January 2019 that employers should anticipate: Assembly Bills.

New California Employment Laws Affect Businesses in 2018 and Beyond

HRWatchdog

Several new laws will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies in 2018 and beyond. Some new laws made significant changes while others made small changes to existing law. Workplace safety and workers’ compensation.

Connecticut Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

Nevada Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

New California Employment Laws Affecting Businesses in 2017 and Beyond

HRWatchdog

These new laws will affect California employers’ day-to-day operations and policies in 2017 and beyond. CalChamber’s employment law counsel wrapped up their analysis of the significant pieces of employment-related legislation that Governor Brown signed into law.

Workplace lactation discrimination laws are expanding: Stay compliant

HR Morning

A recent lactation discrimination case in Delaware resulted in a $1 million jury award to a mother who sued when harassment from co-workers and supervisors caused her to stop pumping breast milk and subsequently lose her supply. . Research shows continued discrimination in the workplace.

CalChamber-Opposed Employment Law Bills Await Action by Governor

HRWatchdog

Quite a few employment-related bills have passed the Legislature. Five bills that could significantly affect California employers are on the Governor’s desk awaiting review and action. In addition, the bill carries the threat of litigation for employers.

Supreme Court Won't Resolve Pay Discrimination Dispute Over Salary History

SHRM Resources

Employment Law Compensation Compliance InterviewingOn July 2, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit's decision in. Rizo v. Yovino.

Colorado Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

Hot Topics in Employment Law

Paycor

Wage & hour violations, family leave, discrimination, harassment – these topics continue to generate conversation throughout workplaces across the country. At-Will Employment. Any statutory benefits, such as unemployment compensation or other forms of government benefits.

6 Employment Law Issues You Need to Watch

HR Management

It’s safe to say that many companies have a lot of issues regarding their employment practices and the majority of these issues are, in fact, legal in nature. The main reason is that many employers are not up to date with the latest employment laws and regulations, which means they’re not compliant with the workplace regulations that should’ve been made a priority to begin with. Wage gap and equal pay law. Discrimination law.

Trends in State Employment Law

Affinity HR Group

Many state and local legislatures are taking action in several areas of employment law due to the confusion, sluggishness, and/or inaction on the federal level. Some laws passed are part of long-evolving trends such as restricting inquiries into criminal and pay history, while others are responses to new social movements such as #MeToo. The following is a list of the prevailing laws that are popular. Note that the laws vary and may or may not apply to your business.

Trends in State Employment Law

Affinity HR Group

Many state and local legislatures are taking action in several areas of employment law due to the confusion, sluggishness, and/or inaction on the federal level. Some laws passed are part of long-evolving trends such as restricting inquiries into criminal and pay history, while others are responses to new social movements such as #MeToo. The following is a list of the prevailing laws that are popular. Note that the laws vary and may or may not apply to your business.

Employment Laws Every Alabama Business Owner Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

North Carolina Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

New Jersey Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

Seasonal Employment Laws: What You Need to Know for 2019

Zenefits

If you are hiring seasonal workers to help out for the busy holiday season, you might be wondering what the law requires of employers with regard to temporary employees. Q: Which employment and taxation laws apply to seasonal jobs? How many hours is part-time employment?

Navigating the legal questions of workplace returns

HRExecutive

But that will be easier said than done, as employers must proceed with caution, according to some employment law experts. Sara Jodka, a member of the Dickinson Wright law firm in Columbus, OH, says perhaps the No.

Coronavirus Q&A

HR Counselor's Corner

Employers should send the employee home and require them to stay home until they are able to return under CDC guidance. Employers should review the CDC’s website for guidance. A good CDC reference for employers can be found here: [link].

Risky business: Pay discrimination case costs federal contractor $1.2M

HR Morning

million in back pay and interest and provide additional relief to resolve allegations of systemic pay discrimination against women at its facilities in Alpharetta, GA, and Boca Raton, FL, the Department of Labor announced.

Was Inconsistent Treatment of Asian USPS Worker Discrimination?

HR Daily Advisor

In 1997, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) accepted 16,394 charges alleging retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, but that number swelled to 33,082 in 2016. However, that changed after she filed a charge of discrimination with the EEOC in May 2011.

Employment tribunals: the costs for employers | myhrtoolkit

myhrtoolkit

An employee who believes that their employer has treated them unlawfully may make a claim to an employment tribunal, which hears claims including unfair dismissal , discrimination, or deductions from wages. Employment law Workplace relationships

Your temporary workers can probably sue you for discrimination

The Employer Handbook

Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals daintily dabbed the Cheez Whiz from their cheeseteak holes and voted provolone out of Philadelphia took up the issue of whether a company with which a staffing company places temporary workers can be sued for discrimination.

Can You Refuse to Hire Someone for Speaking Out Against Discrimination?

HR Daily Advisor

The Washington Supreme Court recently held that job applicants have a claim under the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) when a prospective employer refuses to hire them in retaliation for their opposition to discrimination by a different employer.

EEOC sees retaliation workload rise: How to stay off its radar

HR Morning

The increase in sexual harassment charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have made headlines this fall, but that’s not the only eye-opening statistic coming out of the agency.

EEOC issues 2017 enforcement plan: 6 areas it’s targeting next

HR Morning

In other words, if the agency investigates or sues an employer, chances are it’ll be in one of the primary enforcement areas outlined in its new Strategic Enforcement Plan. Protecting members of the LGBT community from discrimination based on sex.

Is Vegan Discrimination a Real Thing?

HR Daily Advisor

In the case of one Portland, Oregon, doughnut shop, the answer to this question is, “Yes, vegan discrimination is a real thing.” However, the owner of the company has done his HR homework and covered his bases to avoid a charge of unlawful discrimination based on disability or religion.

Google’s #MeToo Moment: HR Impact Will Be Felt Far Beyond Silicon Valley

HR Morning

They were the first of thousands of “Googlers” and Google contract workers that walked off the job to protest a company culture that has allowed a “history of harassment, discrimination, and protecting abusers.”.

Company Will Pay $19.5 Million to Settle Gender Pay Discrimination Claim

HRWatchdog

Employers need to aware of the requirements under California’s Fair Pay Act. million to settle a pay discrimination claim. The women claimed that Qualcomm’s practices violated the California Fair Pay Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Equal Pay Act and Title VII.

#HotInHR: Companies Complain But Skimp on Worker Training, How to Redesign Workplace Harassment Training …

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EEOC Goes After Employers for Disability, Pay Discrimination Claims

HR Daily Advisor

On June 5, 2017, Prince George’s County agreed to pay $145,402 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal pay discrimination lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that the company violated federal law when it refused to hire an applicant because of his deafness.

The most common employee documents used at trial

Business Management Daily

laws require companies to keep documents for specific timeframes. Compliance with these laws is essential for both your company and yourself. The contents of an employee file should consist of: Application for employment. Equal Employment Opportunity records.

How to Avoid Discrimination when Promoting Employees

Insperity

Promotions, which fall under the heading of terms and conditions of employment, are covered by federal and state employment and non-discrimination laws. As such, your promotion practices should follow the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Uniform Guidelines on Selection Procedures. Besides…it’s the law. Compliance with EEOC laws and guidelines. Download our free e-book, Employment Law: Are You Putting Your Business at Risk? ,

Terminated Problem Employee Points to Discrimination, Retaliation as True Motives

HR Daily Advisor

Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit—which covers Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—recently upheld an employer’s trial court victory, providing useful guidance for employers seeking to manage difficult employees in the midst of workers’ compensation claims.

English-Only Policies Are Presumptively Unlawful Under New FEHA Regs

HR Daily Advisor

Effective July 1, 2018, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) issued new regulations under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) that directly address issues like language restrictions at work, immigration status, and national origin discrimination and harassment.

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

The HR Capitalist

In their efforts to bring wage equality to Silicon Valley, government officials have accused one of the tech industry's anchor firms of large-scale gender discrimination. Department of Labor (DOL), available data suggests that women who work at Google suffer from "systemic compensation disparities" compared to their male peers. Compensation Employee Relations Litigation

New Mexico Onion Farm Pays Fines for Favoring Foreign Hires

HR Daily Advisor

Department of Justice (DOJ) has begun cracking down on what it calls discrimination against U.S. Abuse of Visa Programs as Discrimination. But some employers abuse the visa process by using it to hire foreign workers despite the availability of U.S. What Employers Can Do.

Walmart to Pay $7.5 Million to Settle Same-Sex Benefits Discrimination Suit

HR Daily Advisor

District Court for the District of Massachusetts, retail giant Walmart has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that it discriminated against gays and lesbians in the administration of its spousal health insurance benefits. Employer Implications. by Stefanie M. Renaud.