Oklahoma jury awards transgender employee $1.165 million
The courts, the Department of Justice, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hold differing views on whether Title VII prohibits
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States take pay disparity laws a step further by banning pay history inquiries
Many states already have laws aimed at closing the wage gap. Whether they are couched as pay disparity, pay equity,
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Retaliation 101
A recent opinion from the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals involving Tulsa’s American Airlines facility serves as a reminder
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EEOC alleges medical exams and questionnaires violate ADA, GINA
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) limits an employer’s ability to make disability-related inquiries or subject individuals to medical exams.
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Seventh Circuit case demonstrates value of good time reporting procedures
Police officers in the Chicago Police Department claimed in a recent case that they were not compensated for work they
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IRS announces special relief to help victims of Hurricane Harvey
Last week the IRS announced that 401(k) plans and certain similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions
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403(b) Plan Document and Compliance Update
John A. Papahronis James C. Prince If you are a governmental or tax-exempt employer that sponsors a 403(b) retirement plan,
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Vague, open-ended medical leave denied
The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to consider a leave of absence for an employee due to a medical
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Rulemaking revisited: Employer input sought on new overtime regs
As we previously reported, the U.S. Department of Labor failed to challenge a federal district court’s blocking of the new overtime
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New Form I-9 available
A Form I-9 is used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals — both citizens and noncitizens — hired
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