Previous News Updates:
- Federal Appeals Court rules against Ford Motor Company in disability discrimination case.
- EEOC must engage in pre-litigation conciliation efforts but employers cannot avoid litigation by claiming the agency’s efforts were insufficient.
- US Supreme Court issues two new employment law decisions, both favorable for employers.
- Court of Appeals asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to review the appeal of 2011 WI Act 10.
- Wisconsin lawmakers to consider a ban on employers accessing email and social media accounts.
- 2011 Wisconsin Act 10 legal challenges rejected by 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
- EEOC publishes Strategic Employment Plan for 2013 – 2016.
- NLRB Issues Guidance on Lawful At-Will Clauses In Employment Handbooks.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Reports September 2012 Unemployment Rate at 7.8%.
- National Labor Relations Board issues new guidance memo on social media policies.
- New 2012 Study of Employers finds growing flexible work options.
- EEOC to review Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records In Hiring, and Reasonable Accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
- April 30, 2012 NLRB Poster requirement put on hold by the agency.
- Employers are using social media to screen out candidates who post inappropriate photos, information on drug or alcohol usage, bad mouthed former employers, and made discriminatory remarks.
- Dept. of Labor conducts an hour long, inter-agency Equal Pay Chat on twitter.
- Dept. of Labor announces 7 winners of its Equal Pay Apps development challenge, to foster more transparency in pay discrimination.
- Judge Awards Workers Comp to Aussie Woman Injured on Business Trip During Hotel Room Hookup.