Month: January 2017

What does this mean for you?  The current form expires on January 31, 2017, so Federal Contractors will need to update their self-id forms.  For…  Read more
President Trump has named Commissioner Victoria A. Lipnic the Acting Chair of EEOC. Lipnic has served as an EEOC Commissioner since 2010 and she was…  Read more
On Inauguration Day, the White House Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, communicated President Trump’s plan for managing the Federal regulatory process, which places a temporary…  Read more
The EEOC delivered the final rule on affirmative action for individuals with disabilities in federal employment—an amendment to Section 501 regulations. This rule further clarifies…  Read more
Recent litigation against the Twin Peaks restaurant chain has sparked renewed interest in the BFOQ defense, and provides yet another example to employers that hiring…  Read more
Mandatory agreement to binding arbitration of employment disputes as a condition of employment was upheld under the Federal Arbitration Act of 1925 (FAA) in Gilmer…  Read more
This case, decided on 12/28/16 by the 1st Circuit Court, was (at least to me) at first blush, uninspiring. After reading the case, I believe…  Read more
It seems that OFCCP and the Department of Labor (DOL) has been active in early 2017. So far in January we have seen a number…  Read more