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Salary History Questions Face Legal Trouble

An unprecedented Massachusetts law could see wider adoption.


Congress: What a Brief Session Has in Store for Employee Legislation

This year's election could have a major impact on workplace legislation.


Seattle Proposes 'Secure Scheduling' Rule

The proposal aims to stabilize fluctuating work hours for retail and food-service workers. 


DOL Releases 'Blacklisting' Rule for Fed Contractors

Employers will have to keep compliance records clean to win lucrative federal contracts. 


DOL Pushes States to Study, Enact Paid Leave

New grants will fund state research on paid family leave.


MA Enacts Sweeping Equal Pay Reform

The new law takes a novel approach in curbing the gender pay gap.


2016 EEO-1 Survey Letters Sent by EEOC

The mandatory survey records employee demographic information.


Equal Pay, Paid Leave Enter Electoral Fray

Workplace issues took center stage at this summer's major political conventions.


IRS Relaxes 2016 ACA Deadlines, Penalties

Businesses that missed this year's ACA deadline may not actually be penalized.


Non-Competes Face New Legal Tests

State lawmakers are cracking down on the controversial agreements. 


EEOC Releases New Harassment Report

Last year, about 33 percent of the charges received by the EEOC dealt with harassment. 


Congress Delays Overtime Rules in Puerto Rico

While U.S. businesses scramble to prepare for the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules, Congress has granted Puerto Rico employers a welcome reprieve.


Colorado Opens Employee Access to HR Files

The law gives workers the right to view their personnel records.


NYS Proposes Direct Deposit, Paycard Rule Changes

The rule could force employees to issue new direct deposit forms.


Chicago OKs Paid Sick Leave

The new law requires most city businesses to offer paid sick leave.

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CO Boosts Pregnancy Discrimination Protection

The law grants pregnant workers new flexibility in the workplace.


D.C. Set for New $15 Minimum Wage

A new law will raise the District's minimum wage over four years.


CT Passes, Signs ‘Ban the Box’ Law

The new law limits when employers can ask job candidates about criminal history.


EEOC Hikes Penalties for Posting Violations

Failing to display the agency's poster could result in steep fines.


Paid Leave Scores Midwest Victory

Effective July 1, 2017, businesses in Minneapolis, Minnesota with six or more employees are required to provide paid sick leave for employees within city limits