The United States Department of Labor is a federal executive department established in 1913 and headed by the Secretary of Labor. The Department's mission is to promote workers's general welfare and... more +
The United States Department of Labor is a federal executive department established in 1913 and headed by the Secretary of Labor. The Department's mission is to promote workers's general welfare and improve working conditions.
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
On April 10, President Obama unveiled his $3.78 trillion proposed budget for FY2014. The proposed budget included funding increases for several agencies charged with administering and enforcing the nation’s major labor and...more
In a significant victory for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently found providers of healthcare services are subject to federal equal employment opportunity...more
EEOC Releases Letter Addressing Wellness Programs and Reasonable Accommodation Obligations - In a letter issued recently by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), Peggy Mastroianni, the agency's Legal Counsel,...more
In This Issue:
- NMB Announces Voting Procedures Changes
- Second Circuit Weighs In On AIR21 Burden-Shifting Framework
- DOL Issues Final FMLA Crewmember Regulations
..Flight Crew Eligibility Standards
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently posted a Directive on “Complying with Nondiscrimination Provisions: Criminal Record Restrictions and Discrimination Based on Race...more
Agencies to Help Farmers Comply With State and Federal Employment Laws -
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Field Office of the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will join with two other federal...more
On December 10, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Kloeckner v. Solis holding that “[a] federal employee who claims that an agency action appealable to the MSPB violates an antidiscrimination statute...more
On December 21, 2012, federal agencies released their long-awaited unified agendas and regulatory plans for 2012. Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act, federal agencies are required to publish semi-annual lists of...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Every employer who has or intends to hire unpaid interns.
When must an intern be paid: All “employees” of a business must be paid at least minimum wage unless they are a...more
On December 10, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a critical victory to federal employees in a highly technical case. This decision now gives federal employees a simpler and less confusing process for appealing...more
As we presented at our December 2012 Breakfast with Bradley program, the governmental agencies responsible for the enforcement of the employment laws and regulations continue to expand their reach by issuing pro employee...more
Dillard's Inc., a large national retail chain, has agreed to pay $2 million to resolve a class action disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). This settlement is further...more
Earlier this week, the national department store chain Dillard’s agreed to pay $2M to settle a discrimination claim based upon its policy of requiring absent employees to provide a doctor’s note stating the medical reason for...more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported in a press release that Interstate Distributor Company, a trucking firm, agreed to pay $4.85 million to settle a lawsuit alleging pattern and practice violations of the...more
On August 15, 2012, the Immigration Service began accepting applications for deferred action from certain individuals under 31 years of age who arrived in the United States more than five years ago as children under the age...more
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