The US Department of Labor (DOL), under the Fair Labor Standards Act, has issued FAQs and a Fact Sheet on PUMP (Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers) Act, which goes into effect on April 28, 2023. Shawe Rosenthal:The DOL Provides Guidance on Lactation Accommodations Under the New PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act
Mass shootings have been increasingly in the headlines in recent years, and many of these incidents have occurred in the workplace. This article explains what steps an employer should take to keep their employees safe and help ease the impact on them. Bradley:Workplace Violence: An Unfortunate Reality – Are You Prepared?
The New York State Department of Labor has released an updated model sexual harassment prevention policy that addresses issues such as gender identity, remote work, and bystander intervention. New York employers should review their current sexual harassment policies and training materials to ensure compliance with the updated model policy. Seyfarth:New York State Issues Updated Model […]
Beginning on July 1, 2023, Virginia employers will be prohibited from using an employee’s social security number or any number derived from the social security number on any identification card or badge. Jackson Lewis:Virginia Passes Legislation Prohibiting the Use of Employees’ Social Security Numbers as Identifiers
Effective March 1, 2024, all employers located within the City of Columbus and have at least 15 employees within the city are prohibited from asking a job applicant’s salary history. Jackson Lewis:Columbus, Ohio, Bans Inquiries Into Applicants’ Salary History