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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

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

03/04/2017
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?

02/28/2017
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