Any case we decide to get involved in has some settlement value.
On November 21, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued its Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination, which outlines the agency’s guidance on the provisions of Title VII that prohibit national origin discrimination.
On December 2, the U.S. Department of Labor filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeking an expedited briefing schedule on its appeal of the district court injunction of the overtime rule that was scheduled to take effect on December 1.
Having just attended the Advanced Mediation Conference hosted by the State Bar of California Labor and Employment Law Section, it occurred to me how intimidating a mediation can be for even sophisticated business operators.
DOJ Publishes Final Rule Requiring Movie Theaters Nationwide to Provide Closed Captioning and Audio Description
DOJ published regulations today requiring that movie theaters throughout the United States provide closed captioning and audio description to patrons with disabilities for digital movies distributed with these features.
One of my new “fall favorite” shows is ABC’s Notorious.
Recently on the CPA Desk, we shared with you a series of the PKF Texas – Entrepreneur’s Playbook episodes that featured our friend Wilka Toppins of Toppins Law firm.
We have written more than a few times here about the new Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime rules that were scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016, dramatically increasing the salary threshold for white collar exemptions.
The nation has decided, and the next President of the United States will be: Donald Trump!
New Guidance for HR Professionals Regarding Wage-Fixing and No-Poaching Agreements Highlights New Focus On Criminal Prosecutions and Raises New Concerns for Employer
In October, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” and collectively the “Antitrust Agencies”) jointly issued new guidance for Human Resource professionals regarding agreements between competitors related to hiring and compensation of employees (the “Guidance”).