I received a blog update from HR Defense by Akerman regarding new employer obligations imposed by law passed in Illinois today. It covers employee expense reimbursement, New Poster/Notice Requirement and Right to Sue Requests, Equal Pay for African-American Employees, Nursing Mothers, The Illinois Service Member and Reemployment Rights Act, and Expanded Time to File Discrimination … More Employee Expense Reimbursement
Hiring and why collaborating to establish with the team what a good hire looks like on paper before you start the process can improve your results. If you work in HR and are responsible for recruiting, you know that finding the right candidate is not as easy as it sounds, especially in today’s market where … More What Does a Good Hire Look Like – Make Sure the Hiring Team is in Consensus
I was scanning my email this morning and saw an article by Joel Wallace and Tara L. Kurtis with The National Law Review titled ‘U.S. Pharmaceutical and Biologics Industries Could See Steep Potential Consequences from Texas Judge’s ACA Decision.‘ The article was written to promote how the ruling will impact U.S. pharmaceutical and biologics industries … More Judge Rules ACA Unconstitutional?
As you may know by now, I am always interested in anything related to people and employment. Today I am reading The Legal Context of Staffing by Jean M. Phillips and Stanley M. Gully which is available in the SHRMStore and many other places online. This little book is part of the Staffing Strategically Series … More Why Comply with Employment Laws?
Have you seen how Wikipedia defines Affirmative Action? Protecting Members…My question is when will we as people of the planet experiencing population longevity and retirement delays band together to put a stop to Age Discrimination in Employment that will really have an impact? Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India and Nepal, positive action … More Age Discrimination & Affirmative Action
Self reflection needed for me to move beyond my career limiting jobs to owning The Sound Staffing. … More Where are you now, where do you want to be?
Yes, it’s true. The Department of Labor issued guidance November 8, 2018 regarding “Side Work” and the FLSAs Restaurant Tip Credit (29 CFR 531.59 The Tip Wage Credit, Section 3(m) Osha Safety and Health Act). They reissued Opinion Letter FLSA2009-23, gave it a new name, FLSA2018-27. Per Epstein Becker Green (2018)Epstein Becker Green (2018), the … More 20% Rule Rescinded with FLSA2018-27
What is the NLRA and who is the NLRB? A very brief overview. … More NLRA of 1935 29 USC 151-169
The Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor is holding a Public Listening Session on 10/17/18 in Washington at the Frances Perkins Building to discuss Part 541 White Collar Exemption Regulations aka ‘The Overtime Rule’ … More Part 541 Scheduled Listening Session
I just saw this article this morning and wanted to add it to my archive on Employment Law topics to stay abreast of, especially those related to the ADA. This article reminds us to look a little more closely at these standing desk requests as not only a request to try something different to … More Standing Desk Trend and the ADA