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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Connecticut Employers Must Disclose Wage Ranges for Vacant Positions

October 6, 2021

Via: SHRM

Connecticut employers must disclose wage ranges to applicants and employees for vacant positions, as the state’s new law aimed at eliminating gender-based pay discrimination—”An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for a Vacant Position”—took effect Oct. 1. Here’s what […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Discipline of Employee for Mass Union E-Mails to Co-Workers Violated NLRA

October 5, 2021

Via: SHRM

The discipline of a T-Mobile call-center employee for sending e-mails to co-workers encouraging them to support the Communications Workers of America (CWA) violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Issues Final Rule on Tip Sharing and Employer Penalties

October 1, 2021

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) may fine employers in more circumstances when they violate federal tip-sharing regulations under a recently issued rule. The rule also clarifies when managers and supervisors can keep gratuities they received. “The final rule … […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Newsom Signs Bill Expanding Cal/OSHA’s Enforcement Power

September 28, 2021

Via: SHRM

On Sept. 27, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law SB 606, which expands enforcement power for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (which is known as Cal/OSHA). We’ve gathered articles on the news from SHRM Online and other […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Proposed rule is intended to preserve DACA program protecting some immigrants from deportation

September 27, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced a proposed rule to “preserve and fortify” the program that protects immigrants brought to the country illegally as children from deportation. The proposed rule is intended to preserve the Deferred Action […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

USDOL Publishes Final Rule Regarding Monetary Penalties Against Employers for Tip Violations

September 24, 2021

Via: LexBlog

On September 23, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule announcing when it will assess civil money penalties (CMPs) against employers who retain tips earned by their workers. Under the rule, available here, the DOL may […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Governor Newsom Signs Warehouse Quota Legislation Into Law

September 23, 2021

Via: National Law Review

On September 22, 2021, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 701, restrictive new legislation regulating certain employers’ use of employee quotas and work speed data in warehouse distribution centers. The new law governs employers with 100 or more employees at a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Delays Effective Date of Rescission of Joint Employer Rule

September 20, 2021

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced Sept. 20 that its rescission of the prior administration’s joint employer rule would take effect Oct. 5 rather than the original rescission effective date of Sept. 28. We’ve gathered articles on the news […]


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Is it Legal To Ask for COVID-19 Test Results?

September 17, 2021

Via: FindLaw

As the nation is rocked by a new surge of COVID-19 cases, employers are taking extra steps to keep the virus out of the workplace. A number of big companies and state employers are requiring unvaccinated employees to get tested […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

149 Administrative & Office Job Titles + Stats

September 16, 2021

Via: Fit Small Business

Administrative and office job titles are varied and can indicate many things across many departments, including clerical tasks, customer support, supervision, product and project management, and staff support. Carefully evaluate job titles, descriptions, and salaries for those that suit your […]