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Jun 28, 2022 | Neil Reichenberg, HRCI Contributing Writer

Independent Contractor Rule Being Developed By DOL

The Department of Labor is working on a new independent contractor rule and is seeking input from employers and workers. The US Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that raised the issue as to what are the requirements to waive an arbitration agreement in an employment case.

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Jun 15, 2022 | Neil Reichenberg, HRCI Contributing Writer

Wage Theft Legislation Advances in Congress

A committee in the House of Representatives approved legislation designed to prevent wage theft and enable those impacted by it to recover lost wages. The Justice Department issued guidance on the use of artificial intelligence in making hiring decisions and the possible impact on people with disabilities. The Labor Department updated guidance on the availability of FMLA leave to address mental health conditions. Two recent studies detailed the positive feedback from both charging parties and respondents who used the EEOC’s online mediation programs.

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Jun 13, 2022 | Amy S. Dufrane, Ed.D., SPHR, CAE, CEO of HRCI

HR News Roundup- May 2022

Stories that caught our eye in May include one on the importance of “push-pull” leadership from the Harvard Business Review. We also were intrigued by a story in Fortune detailing research that found D&I programs designed to help women move up in leadership may actually hurt their professional trajectory. And we found a story in the National Law Review about a jump in COVID take-home lawsuits interesting.

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May 27, 2022 | Amy S. Dufrane, Ed.D., SPHR, CAE, CEO of HRCI

Psychological Safety in the Workplace

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May 24, 2022 | Neil Reichenberg, HRCI Contributing Writer

EEOC Issues Guidance on Disability Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is providing technical assistance concerning the possible disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) due to employers’ using artificial intelligence tools.

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