As HR Legalist has reported, the H-1B Cap has been met for FY2017.
The Ninth Circuit this week blessed an employer’s policy of rounding employee time punches to the nearest quarter hour, affirming summary judgment in favor of the company on an employee’s challenge to the rounding policy under the FLSA and the California Labor Code.
The EEOC obtains a multi-million dollar default judgment against an out-of-business company in a case alleging “human trafficking” discrimination claims.
We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table.
The Guardian Online reports the case of Paris resident M. Frederic Desnard last week.
Likely in response to laws recently passed in North Carolina and Mississippi (and being considered in other states, including Ohio), the EEOC has issued a fact sheet regarding bathroom access for transgender employees under federal anti-discrimination law.
Companies have the right to protect their trade secrets against public disclosure, while class action members (and the judges who must determine the fairness and adequacy of proposed class action settlements) have the right to know the potential value of their claims.
Over the next week or so, I’ll be providing updates on various bills to pass (or fail) at the state general assembly.