In This Issue:
- High Court Makes it Harder for Workers to Sue in Bias Cases
- High Court to Decide on Obama's NLRB Recess Appointments
- Criminal Background Checks May Violate Civil Rights Act, EEOC Says
- States Investigate Employers Hiring Independent Contractors
- Many Employers Consider Changing Workforce Strategies Amid ACA
- Employers Deal with Benefits Amid High Court DOMA Ruling
- Small Businesses Concerned Over Paid Sick Leave Mandates
- Tech Industry Lobby Won Favorable Visa Rules in Immigration Bill
- Suit Meant to Counter New Federal Limits on Truckers' Hours
- Excerpt from High Court Makes it Harder for Workers to Sue in Bias Cases:
In two decisions, the Supreme Court effectively made it harder for workers to prove that they had suffered employment discrimination. One ruling narrows the definition of what constitutes a supervisor in racial and sexual harassment cases, while the other adopts atougher standard for workers to prove that they had faced illegal retaliation for complaining about employment discrimination.
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