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Back to the Future

In September, the NLRB issued a notice of proposed rulemaking with respect to the joint employer rule. The existing rule, updated in 2020, “provided that a ‘putative joint employer must

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Back to the Future 2

The DOL recently published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking relative to classifying workers as independent contractors. As the DOL withdrew the 2021 final rule on independent contractor status, the new

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Repeat Offenders

The Department of Labor proposed $315,000 in new fines against General Aluminum Mfg. Co., of Ohio after discovering ongoing machine hazards that had been previously cited by the Occupational Safety

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Pay Inequality

LinkedIn must pay $1.8 million (backpay plus interest) for compensating 686 female employees “at a statistically significant lower rate” than their male counterparts between 2015 and 2017. LinkedIn also must

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New LGBTQ+ Resources

In Bostock v. Clayton County, the United States Supreme Court held that “firing individuals because of their sexual orientation or transgender status violates Title VII’s prohibition on discrimination because of

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Coercive Incentives

The EEOC has proposed rules regarding wellness plans under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”). The proposed rules set a new permissible level of incentives (“de minimis”) for

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