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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 […]

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Sex Discriminat...

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Sex Discrimination Liability and Illustrates Need for Training

At the trial of an EEOC-initiated Title VII sex discrimination lawsuit, a jury awarded damages after finding that the employer had discriminated against the intervenor-plaintiff Contrice Travis when it denied her a promotion in favor of a male employee. In EEOC v. Exel, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of the employer’s […]

USDOL Announces Program for Proactive Re...

USDOL Announces Program for Proactive Resolution of Wage Issues

On March 6, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor has announced that it will soon launch a new pilot program called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program. PAID provides a framework for employers to proactively resolve potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act […]