FTC proposes ban on non-compete clauses for employee
The Federal Trade Commission recently proposed a new rule that would ban the use of non-compete clauses in employment agreements.
DHS proposes Form I-9 overhaul and extends pandemic-related compliance flexibilities
The Department of Homeland Security is proposing an overhaul of its Employment Eligibility Verification form a/k/a Form I-9.
New law ends forced arbitration of sexual harassment claims
A new federal law prohibits employers from forcing employees to arbitrate sexual harassment claims.
Florida Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Facilities
On February 24, 2022, Florida's Department of Health made significant changes to its COVID-19 guidance for child care facilities.
EEOC Enforcement Activity Increasing, Approaching Pre-Pandemic Levels
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s enforcement capabilities are returning to pre-pandemic levels
EEOC Updates COVID Guidance to Address Pandemic-Related Workplace Retaliation
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 technical assistance to address retaliation in pandemic-related employment situations.
Affordable Care Act: Will Your Group Health Plan be “Affordable” in 2022?
The IRS announced that the Affordable Care Act’s affordability threshold for employer-sponsored group health plans will be 9.61 percent in 2022
The Case for Employment Practices Liability Insurance
The case for employment practices liability insurance has never been stronger. COVID-19, #MeToo, gig workers, remote workers, medical marijuana, CDC guidance, quarantines, vaccines, Zoom meetings.... Yet, far too many businesses go without EPLI. Sure, they have their reasons, but most of them are actually myths.