Human Resources News & Insights

It just got a little easier to charge you with discrimination

Now, even if you’re trying to help individuals work for your company, you could be charged with discrimination. 

Department of Justice releases HR-specific antitrust guidance

You may want to take a few minutes and read the new guidance the Department of Justice (DOJ) released specifically for HR professionals. At 11 pages, it’s pretty concise for a government document. 

DOJ provides informative take on ADA amendments

The Department of Justice (DOJ) just issued a final rule amending the ADA — and there’s one aspect of the rule employers will want to pay particular attention to. 

Feds say state’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ is a civil rights violation

This past week, the EEOC and DOJ strengthened their stance on transgender discrimination in light of North Carolina’s controversial “Bathroom Bill.” 

Feds make it official: Gender identity is covered under anti-bias laws

Congress may have dragged its feet on establishing anti-discrimination rules involving gender identity issues, but the Obama administration has issued its own guidance.  

Supreme Court agrees to settle health reform debate

The Supreme Court has agreed to settle the dispute over the constitutionality of the healthcare reform law once and for all. When will it make its ruling?

Does your company website comply with the ADA?

Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) seems to get harder by the day. The newest development? Firms will soon be on the hook for ensuring their company websites are in line with the disability bias law.

Will E-Verify ‘improvements’ mean more discrimination lawsuits?

So-called improvements made to E-Verify may be making the program more appealing – to employees anxious to sue their employers.