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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL’s guidance on use of AI in hiring and employment

May 29, 2024

Via: LexBlog

On April 24, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance on how employers should navigate the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in hiring and employment practices. The DOL emphasized that eliminating humans from the processes entirely could result […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

2024 Employment Practices Audit

January 26, 2024

Via: LexBlog

The start of 2024 is the perfect time for companies to conduct a California employment law audit to ensure policies are compliant, managers are properly trained, and the company is maintaining the required records for the necessary length of time. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Navigating Remote Work: Legal Considerations for Out-of-State Employees

November 22, 2023

Via: National Law Review

In the wake of the pandemic, it’s undeniable that the landscape of employment has undergone a significant transformation. Employers continue to grapple with post-COVID-related challenges. The shift towards remote work has been especially pronounced, prompting both employees and employers to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

With Great Hiring Power Comes Great Responsibility: EEOC Releases New Warnings for Employers Leveraging AI

June 16, 2023

Via: JD Supra

Q. Has the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued any recent guidance regarding employers’ use of artificial intelligence (AI)? A. Yes. On May 18, the EEOC released new guidelines, explaining how employers’ use of AI could trigger a federal […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Navigating NYC’s Law on Use of AI in Hiring and Promotions

May 19, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On July 5, 2023, New York City is poised to begin enforcement of a law initially passed in 2021 that requires employers to take certain steps before implementing an automated employment decision tool (AEDT). The law reflects a growing focus […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

An Employer’s Guide to NYC’s New AI Law – Are You in Compliance?

October 28, 2022

Via: LexBlog

The Great Resignation of 2021 and 2022 has spawned what we are calling “The Great Rehire.” To sort through the deluge of new applicants, many employers have become more reliant on technology such as artificial intelligence and automated employment decision […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Legal Considerations for Using Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

October 19, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Over the past decade, employers and employee recruiting platforms have increasingly relied on advanced technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithms, to assist with screening, interviewing, and selecting candidates. Proponents of AI recruiting tools argue that they improve efficiency […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Major UK Supermarket Wins Right To Fire And Rehire Staff

July 15, 2022

Via: Lawyer Monthly

British supermarket chain Tesco has won a legal battle over its use of “fire and rehire” tactics. The decision could pave the way for other employers to use the controversial strategy. Tesco had previously been prevented from using “fire and […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How To Hire an Employee in California in 7 Easy Steps

July 8, 2022

Via: Fit Small Business

Learning how to hire an employee in California first requires you to understand the nuances of its local labor laws. California new hire requirements often provide more protections for candidates and employees than federal laws—and you must follow these to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

ADA Ex Machina: The EEOC Issues Guidance on the ADA and the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Making Employment Decisions

May 26, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

Background The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on May 12, 2022, issued a series of questions and answers that address how employer use of artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms, and software in hiring and employment practices may risk violating […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Justice Department and EEOC Issue Guidance on Disability Discrimination in Use of Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

May 13, 2022

Via: JD Supra

As the use of artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more prevalent in hiring practices, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued joint guidance on May 12, 2022, alerting employers and employees on ways smart […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Overtime Claims Are on the Rise

April 28, 2022

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is recovering an increasing amount of damages in overtime claims as it goes after employers that are misclassifying workers or miscalculating overtime. “I think the Biden administration has signaled a shift in focus away […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Home Depot Is Taking a Different Approach to Curb Labor Shortage

February 2, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

As a nationwide labor shortage continues to put pressure on some of the U.S.’s biggest companies, hiring managers have had to get creative when it comes to acquiring and retaining talent, whether it’s Arkansas’s $10,000 relocation offer or an Arizona CEO’s quit-incentivizing payout. Now, The […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Hiring Family Members: What You Need to Know

January 4, 2022

Via: Fit Small Business

Hiring family members to work in your small business, especially when it is growing quickly, may seem like a perfect solution. However, there are some legal, tax, and operational issues to consider. Additionally, even though hiring family members is generally […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Will Biden’s Proposed Tax Hikes Prevent Companies From Hiring?

April 13, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

As President Joe Biden prepares to push forward with an overhaul of the country’s corporate tax code, a recent survey from Business Roundtable reveals that CEOs are not necessarily on board. Yesterday, the nonprofit lobbying group — which represents nearly […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Hiring decisions based on first-year grades miss ‘exceptional students,’ according to new paper

March 24, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Selective opportunities for law students, including law review membership, judicial clerkships and large law firm association positions, are largely based on first-year grades. And the tradition leaves out many “exceptional students,” according to a March 22 working paper that studied […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Labor Department proposes rule clarifying religious exemption from discriminatory hiring provisions

August 15, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Department of Labor issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Wednesday that would implement a new rule clarifying federal contractors’ right to claim religious exemptions in cases of alleged hiring bias. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ new […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Too Tight a Job Market? 4 Tips on How to Hire the Best Candidate in the First Place.

August 8, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

One of the most crucial and challenging tasks facing entrepreneurs as their companies grow is hiring and retaining talented team members. With the United States now nearing full employment, according to a recent CNBC report, competition for capable candidates has […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Employer Payroll Taxes: The True Costs of Hiring a New Employee

August 6, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Employer payroll taxes are calculated by combining 50 percent of Social Security taxes (12.9 percent of employee wages), 50 percent of Medicare taxes (2.9 percent), and 100 percent of federal and state unemployment taxes. While you can make these calculations […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

At Will Employment Doctrine: How It Works & 4 Big Exceptions

January 8, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

At will employment means that an employee can leave a job whenever they want for any reason, and employers can terminate an employee for any reason without notice or cause. The intent of the at will employment doctrine is to […]