Items filtered by date: April 2017

The American Dental Association, which is headquartered in Chicago, has agreed to pay $1.95 million to resolve two charges of discrimination against its in-house counsel and HR director, which were investigated by the Chicago District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

If an employer used Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, that was downloaded between November 14 and November 17, 2016, the employer should review them to ensure employees’ Social Security numbers appear correctly in Section 1.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to compensate and immediately reinstate a former bank manager who lost his job after reporting suspected fraudulent behavior to superiors and a bank ethics hotline.

On March 29, 2017, the California Labor Commissioner issued an updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) about paid sick leave, addressing three important areas of the paid sick leave law.

The Guardian is reporting that the US Department of Labor (DOL), has evidence of “systemic compensation disparities” by Google against its female employees.

Texas Roadhouse, a national, Kentucky-based restaurant chain, will pay $12 million and furnish other relief to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced multiple measures to further deter and detect H-1B visa fraud and abuse.

On April 4, 2017, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a highly anticipated en banc decision in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, holding that sexual orientation falls within Title VII of the Civil Right Act of 1964’s definition of sex.