Bank of America agreed to pay $4.2 million after a federal probe reportedly found evidence of hiring discrimination practices in past years,
California law now prohibits employers from implementing dress and appearance policies that discriminate against employees or job applicants based on how they wear their hair.
Hard and fast rules about hiring could be hurting your ability to attract talent, especially if they seem arbitrary or exclusionary. That issue came to the fore in a Twitter thread in early April. Business Insider Managing Editor Jessica Liebman tweeted out a link to her story on the BI website with the long and attention-grabbing […]
A Texas jury has delivered one of the largest verdicts in American history in a negligent hiring case, ordering cable operator Charter Communications to pay more than $7 billion for the murder of an elderly woman who was killed by one of its service technicians in her home. The suit alleged that the company, which […]
Unless the tide turns, highly restrictive non-compete agreements are headed the way of the dinosaur. More and more states and localities are taking action to curtail or bar their use. And even for employers whose states have not taken steps to limit or eliminate them, the writing on the wall indicates that federal regulation may […]
I-9 filing flexibility has been extended – again – through October 31, 2022. Since March 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have allowed flexibility in the remote filing of I-9 forms. Current guidance on I-9 filing The guidance was announced in response to the COVID pandemic […]
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