Intellectual property is a legal construct referring to creations of the mind for which exclusive rights are recognized.
In accordance with its Strategic Enforcement Plan ("SEP"), the EEOC is addressing these issues in a new Question and Answer Series.
Michele Sommer, a Senior HR business partner in the New York area, responded to a critique of a previous post of ours, written by Anthony Vieira, Esq.
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) passed in 2008. Since then, most of the discussion benefit plan professionals have had regarding GINA has focused on HIPAA notice requirements and compliance with GINA restrictions in wellness plans.
In a military where, last year, there were a whopping 26 convictions out of 26,000 charges of sexual assault, the news tonight is that the sexual harassment prevention officer at Fort Hood has been arrested for sexual assault and for forcing a subordinate into prostitution.
The New York City Council recently passed the New York City Earned Sick Time Act which will require employers with 20 or more employees to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper recently signed into law the Job Protection and Civil Rights Enforcement Act Of 2013, which amends the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act.
Although the UK Equality Act, like the US ADA, prohibits disability discrimination, a Macmillan Cancer Support/YouGov online survey says that 37% of employees who undergo cancer treatment report discrimination, an increase from 23% in 2010.
Mexico’s new Federal Labor Law took effect on December 1, 2012, and this reform seeks to modernize Mexico’s labor law.
Department Of Labor Issues Guidance For Notifying Employees Of Health Insurance Exchange Coverage Options
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has recently settled its first lawsuit involving a discrimination claim based on an applicant’s genetic history.
Way back on October 4, 2011, we asked whether any of you were ever in a situation where you had to produce a urine sample as part of routine drug testing, or were in a football stadium bathroom with a line of impatient fans behind you who had been drinking beer for hours and were muttering menacingly because you just froze up?
The number of states enacting social media password protection
laws has risen once again, as such legislation continues to gain
traction across the country.
It is common for employees to separate from employment while still owing money to their employer.
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is authorized to conduct workplace inspections.
Two years ago, the National Labor Relations Board published a rule that would require all employers covered by the National Labor Relations Act to post a workplace notice informing employees of their rights under that Act.
A new bill introduced in the New Jersey Senate suggests that we may be next in line to join the "ban-the-box" reform movement that has swept the nation.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently held a public meeting that addressed the interaction between employer-sponsored wellness programs and federal equal employment opportunity statutes enforced by the EEOC.
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a shareholder-director of a closely held family corporation was not an "employee" under Title VII, and therefore could not sue for discrimination.