Tag Archives: Department of Labor

OFCCP Publishes Final Rule to Improve Job Opportunities for Veterans and Persons With Disabilities

With Ryan C. Bradel The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently released two final rules updating the Affirmative Action regulations regarding the recruiting and hiring of veterans and persons with disabilities, which are mandatory for federal government contractors.  Pending since April 2011, the rules are expected to be published … Continue Reading

Interns – Pay Now, or Pay Later

Unpaid summer internships have seemingly always provided mutual benefit to both employers and interns.  Interns have the opportunity to gain experience, build relationships, and learn about a particular career or industry in a “real world” setting, and employers gain support, albeit unskilled, from an enthusiastic worker. However, the legality of the internship relationship is subject … Continue Reading

Annie Get Your Gun and Bring It to Work: The Impact of Georgia’s “Parking Lot Law” on Employers

In response to the growing number of tragic mass shootings, most recently in Newtown, Connecticut, federal, state and local governments continue grappling with how to address issues of gun control.  Given these arising issues, employers must also be cognizant of their duty to protect employees, clients and customers while still being mindful of individual employee … Continue Reading
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