CREDIT CHECKS IN EMPLOYMENT: WHERE EMPLOYERS STAND AFTER KAPLAN

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and some state and local governments became concerned with employers’ use of credit checks following the 2008 economic crisis. Many people found themselves out of work, negatively affecting credit scores. Others were...

SUITABLE SEATING FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYEES

Employers in California are required to provide “suitable seats” to employees when the nature of the work “reasonably permits” it. Litigation to enforce this requirement is on the rise, so employers should familiarize themselves with the rule...

NEW FMLA REGULATIONS

On February 6, 2013, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations. The new rules went into effect on March 8, 2013, and make several key changes to military caregiver leave, qualifying exigency leave and leave...
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