August 31, 2023
August 29, 2023Hurricane season is among us, and it serves as an excellent reminder for employers to review their workplace policies and procedures to ensure that you are prepared before a hurricane.
August 10, 2023Artificial Intelligence (AI) might be the most popular phrase of the year, but it is undoubtedly here to stay. We are seeing companies experiment with using AI in the workplace, which often raises questions like, How can employers use AI? Should hiring managers use AI? What are the legal parameters around AI in the workplace?
August 02, 2023Click here to view a recording of this complimentary webinar presented by HSB’s Employment Law team.
July 20, 2023Over the last couple of years, the labor market has been steadfastly strong. The Federal Reserve hoped the wage pressure would ease a bit and get unemployment back to a healthy level. In May, the nationwide unemployment rate was at 3.7%.
July 05, 2023
By: Ashley Long, 2023 Summer Law Clerk, and Katie Busbee
Employers required to annually submit EEO-1 reports now have more time to compile their 2022 reports.
June 30, 2023Employers faced with requests from employees for a religious accommodation to an employment requirement, policy or practice are now required to apply a new undue hardship analysis when considering whether to grant or deny the request. In a unanimous opinion issued Thursday, June 29, 2023, the United States Supreme Court ruled a showing of more than a de minimis or minimal cost will not establish undue hardship when considering an employee's religious accommodation request.
June 08, 2023Click here to view a recording of this complimentary webinar presented by HSB’s Employment Law team.
June 05, 2023By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Catherine Langdon (2023 Summer Law Clerk)
May 10, 2023Employers should post the DOL’s two new posters on FLSA and FMLA protections which the DOL updated following the passage of the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers (PUMP) Act, discussed in our previous blog.