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“[M]aintaining Consciousness is a Basic Element of any Job”
February 5, 2020
In Clark v. Champion National Security, Inc., a personnel manager had requested and received several accommodations for his diabetes.
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Maryland’s General Assembly Overrides “Ban the Box” Veto – What’s Next for Employers
February 3, 2020
On January 30, 2020, the Maryland General Assembly voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the “Ban the Box” bill that was passed in the last legislative session, just as we predicted.
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Illinois Department of Human Rights Issues Guidance on Anti-Harassment Training
February 3, 2020
In 2019, the Illinois General Assembly enacted, and Governor Pritzker signed into law, P.A. 101-0221, containing sweeping new measures to combat workplace harassment.
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New Form I-9 Provides Perfect Time for Employer Self-Audit
February 3, 2020
On January 31, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new Form I-9, which is available on its website.
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DOL Opinion Letter Clarifies Method for Calculating Overtime Pay for Nondiscretionary Bonus
January 31, 2020
On January 7, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its first Opinion Letter of the new year –  FLSA2020-1.
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Another Drop in Union Membership in 2019 and Some Interesting Tidbits
January 29, 2020
Union membership rate nationwide in 2019 dropped to 10.3 percent, despite a fairly robust national economy and continued job growth.
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Pronouns and Coworkers and Misgendering (Oh My!)
January 29, 2020
Pronouns – those articles of speech referring to the person other than by name – have become complicated.
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Embarrassing Email Evidence
January 29, 2020
The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday, January 9, 2020, released damaging emails from Boeing regarding its 737 Max Jetliner.
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Why Training for Your Supervisors Is Very Important
January 28, 2020
It isn’t any secret that employment laws are constantly changing and employers need to keep up
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The Devil is in the Details: Meeting the Criteria for an H-1B Visa Continues to Become More Difficult
January 22, 2020
It’s not getting any easier to persuade the government that your worker is eligible for an H-1B visa.
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Handbook Alert - NLRB Addresses Dress Code Policy Regarding Union Buttons/Insignia
January 13, 2020
The National Labor Relations Board recently addressed Walmart’s dress code policy that prohibits employees from wearing any buttons or insignia unless they are “small and non-distracting.”
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Immigration Issues in the Workplace: What to Expect in 2020
January 13, 2020
Developments in employment-based immigration during the decade are likely to be influenced by this year’s federal elections.
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Nov 16

U.S. DOL Issues Opinion Letters Regarding Compensation for Travel Time and Voluntary Training https://t.co/FKg3vkD0Ia

Nov 13

New @shrm Court Report: Discrimination Jury Verdict Upheld https://t.co/JikyMA8Wkz

Nov 12

Illinois: What To Do About Fraudulent Unemployment Claims https://t.co/vkqBIvrbfs