Worker misclassification is now a bet-the-company issue.
On February 21, 2004, the Illinois Supreme Court rejected a constitutional challenge to Illinois’s Employee Classification Act (the “ECA”), a law that defines...more
Businesses should check their background check consent forms and their pre-adverse action waiting periods, after a recent federal court decision out of Pennsylvania.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) usually forces employers who are subject to Title VII to play defense. The State of Texas, however, has upended that approach. On November 4, 2013, Texas filed a federal...more
In a Halloween treat for employers, the Sixth Circuit ruled this morning that an employee had contractually agreed to arbitrate any employment disputes, by continuing her employment after having been notified of the...more
Whose employee is it anyway?
The answer may be everyone’s.
Companies who use staffing agencies to supply workers may be considered joint employers of those workers, even if the staffing agency hires and pays the...more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continues to challenge employers' seemingly legitimate reliance on background checks as part of the hiring process....more