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All Items: Workforce Compliance

  • Ask Our Experts: Military Leave

    July 16, 2024

    Thirty years on, employers still have questions about the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Ask Our Experts helps employers understand their military leave obligations under USERRA.

  • The EU Artificial Intelligence Act: What US Employers Need to Know

    June 18, 2024

    The EU's new Artificial Intelligence Act will have a large impact on US employers who market or operate AI systems in Europe. Employers need to take initiative in preparing as the regulations take effect.

  • Compliance Challenges Reveal Opportunities Despite Legal Uncertainty

    May 24, 2024

    By addressing compliance challenges proactively, even when legal obligations are uncertain, employers can discover opportunities to create strategic advantages.

  • Ask Our Experts: PTO

    April 16, 2024

    Employers often have questions about Paid Time Off (PTO). Ask Our Experts has answers to help them navigate this sometimes-tricky employee benefit.

  • The Heat Is On: Protecting Workers From Heat-Related Illness in a Warming Climate

    April 9, 2024

    As record-breaking temperatures are steadily becoming the norm nationwide, employers have a unique position and obligation to ensure they keep their employees safe and healthy in the extreme heat.

  • Feeding Your AI With Employee Data? Here's Food for Thought

    March 12, 2024

    Employers should consider the potential ramifications, privacy and otherwise, of training AI models with employee information.

  • 5 Things to Know About the Independent Contractor Rule

    January 25, 2024

    The US Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a new rule that will set the criteria for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This article breaks down five key considerations for businesses that engage with independent contractors.

  • DEI's New Legal Landscape and How Employers Can Respond

    January 5, 2024

    This article reviews the new legal landscape for corporate DEI programs and offers strategies for continuing DEI efforts compliantly.

  • Q&A: How Employers Can Navigate the NLRB's Stericycle Decision

    September 21, 2023

    On August 2, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its decision in Stericycle Inc., marking a dramatic shift in the legal landscape for employers. In this article, employment law attorney David Phippen answers questions on what Stericycle Inc. means for employers and practical steps they can take under the new standard.

  • Reframing Culture Fit to Avoid Its Dangers

    May 23, 2023

    Trouble can occur when "culture fit" becomes a euphemism for something else. But can it still have value if defined correctly? This article takes a look.

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