Tag:Department of Labor

Trump Order Has ‘Chilling Effect’ on Diversity Training at Federal Agencies, Contractors

An executive order issued last month by President Donald Trump has already had a “chilling effect” on diversity training at companies with federal government...

New H-1B Rules Create ‘Whiplash’ Effect for Employers

The Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security on Oct. 6 released new rules that will make it more difficult and expensive to...

Trump Expands Visa Restrictions Through End of 2020

President Donald Trump on June 22 announced new visa restrictions barring entry to foreign workers he says pose a “significant threat to employment opportunities...

An Option for Employers Looking to Maintain their Workforce

On May 3, the Department of Labor issued new guidance regarding short-time compensation programs, commonly known as “work-sharing” programs in many states under the...

NLRB Issues New Joint-Employer Rule

The National Labor Relations Board announced a new rule last week to clarify what constitutes a joint-employer relationship under the National Labor Relations Act,...

New Year Marks Beginning of Another Gig Economy Fight

The start of 2020 has been tumultuous for California gig workers.  California’s Assembly Bill 5 went into effect Jan. 1, bringing changes to the definitions...

USERRA on Employers’ Radar

After celebrating its 25th anniversary in October, the federal antidiscrimination law protecting military members is drawing attention. Colorado U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn announced last month...

USERRA on Employers’ Radar

After celebrating its 25th anniversary in October, the federal antidiscrimination law protecting military members is drawing attention. Colorado U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn announced last month...