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Federal court finds Title VII Forbids Sexual Orientation Discrimination

04/06/2017
Questions & Answers with Kristin Simpsen, attorney with McAfee and Taft Read More

Should Marijuana Be Removed from Pre-Employment Drug Screens?

04/06/2017
Employers are facing a conundrum. Should they stop testing applicants for marijuana use now that more states have legalized it for medicinal or recreational purposes and popular acceptance of the substance has spread? Read More

In Focus: Court Says Civil Rights Act Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination Against Workers

04/05/2017
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has adopted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's position that federal law prohibits sexual orientation discrimination, creating a split among the appeals courts that is likely to be resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court Read More

Retail industry Responds to 'on-call Scheduling' Complaints

03/30/2017
Questions & Answers with Ellen Adams, attorney with the firm GableGotwals Read More

As ACA Remains Law, Focus Turns Back to Regulatory Relief

03/27/2017
Employer groups likely to seek targeted legislative and regulatory fixes Read More

Senate Votes to Revoke OSHA Record-Keeping Rule

03/24/2017
Rule allows safety agency to cite employers for record-keeping violations for about five years Read More

Employers take a gamble with March Madness office pools

03/10/2017
Questions and Answers with Philip Bruce, attorney with McAfee and Taft Read More

Employers should be aware of OSHA, testing, eligibility regulations

03/09/2017
Questions and Answers with Mary Synder, attorney with Crowe and Dunlevy Read More

'Cadillac Tax' Remains in GOP Health Care Repeal, Replacement Bill

03/08/2017
The long-awaited proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), backed by the House Republican leadership, would not cap the tax exclusion on employer-provided health care but would leave in place the "Cadillac tax" on high-valued workplace health plans Read More