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Supreme Court to decide if LGBT Discrimi...

Supreme Court to decide if LGBT Discrimination Prohibited by Title VII

On April 22, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear three cases that address the extent to which Title VII, which bars sex discrimination, protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in 2018 in Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., that […]

DOL Proposes Joint Employment Rule Updat...

DOL Proposes Joint Employment Rule Update

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule to update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) joint employment regulations on Monday. The rules govern circumstances in which multiple employers can be held responsible for wage and hour violations. The proposal seeks to ensure employers and joint employers better understand their responsibilities to pay at […]

Employment Best Practices for I-9 Docume...

Employment Best Practices for I-9 Documentation

Employees are required to present original documents that demonstrate their identity and employment authorization within three business days of the date the employee begins employment. Copies of the identifying documents is insufficient for compliance. Upon presentation, an employer is required to examine the original documents to determine if they reasonably appear to be genuine and […]