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

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

Questions & Answers with Ellen Adams, attorney with the firm GableGotwals Read More

As ACA Remains Law, Focus Turns Back to Regulatory Relief

Employer groups likely to seek targeted legislative and regulatory fixes Read More

Senate Votes to Revoke OSHA Record-Keeping Rule

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

Questions and Answers with Philip Bruce, attorney with McAfee and Taft Read More

Employers should be aware of OSHA, testing, eligibility regulations

Questions and Answers with Mary Synder, attorney with Crowe and Dunlevy Read More

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

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

President Trump Outlines Policy Goals Affecting HR in First Address to Congress

In his first address to Congress, President Donald J. Trump touched on a wide range of issues, from foreign policy to crime to improving education and infrastructure. Read More

Can Employers Ask Employees to Show Them Their Cell Phones?

Allen Smith, J.D., Manager, Workplace Law Content at SHRM, offers comments on checking the cellular phones of employees, both company owned and privately owned Read More