The EEOC released its FY2014 (Oct. 1, 2013 – Sept. 30, 2014) enforcement statistics last week.
Overall, the EEOC reported a decrease in filed charges compared with recent years. The agency attributed the 5.2 percent...more
On Monday, the current Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (and chairman in the next Congress) Lamar Alexander issued a report critical of the Equal Employment Opportunity...more
“Wage theft” is becoming a popular phrase in the media. A New York Times article recently announced that “More Workers Are Claiming ‘Wage Theft.’” Other news outlets are using the phrase to describe lawsuits brought by...more
Technology increasingly creates opportunities to monitor employee performance and workplace behavior. Monitoring is generally considered to be a tool that is likely to increase employee productivity and performance....more
The Star Tribune is reporting that Minnesota legislators have reached a deal that will increase Minnesota’s minimum wage for most employers to $9.50 per hour by 2016. When the proposed law is passed and signed by Governor...more
Employers are continuing to feel the impact of and to respond to the federal Affordable Care Act. Just today, it was reported that Target Corporation will be no longer offer health insurance benefits to its part-time...more
It’s Halloween, and we employment lawyers would be remiss if we didn’t comment on the ways that workplace Halloween costumes can sometimes go wrong. The negative flap that celebrity Julianne Hough is receiving in the news for...more