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April 2017: nine key employment law changes

The run-up to April is typically a busy time of year for HR professionals, with new employment legislation due to come into force. 2017 is no exception, with the most significant development being the introduction of the gender pay gap reporting duty for …

Employment Law Navigator – Week in Review: March 2017

A Maryland commercial real estate services company agreed to pay $100,000 and furnish additional relief to resolve a federal disability discrimination lawsuit. The EEOC charged that an employee was fired when, after returning from FMLA leave for breast …

LCC hosts conference on employment laws

A full house of local business leaders, employers, and human resources professionals convened at Laredo Community College for the Texas Business Conference on the Employment Law Update, on Friday, Feb. 17 in the De La Garza Building, room 101, at the Fort …

Attorney: Be ready for employment laws to change

A year of uncertainty is ahead for employers as they deal with actions by two presidential administrations. On one side, some rules and policies from the Obama administration remain undecided in the courts. On the other are leadership and policy changes …

‘Employment Laws’ And All That You Should Know About It

Employment laws are a major thing these days. Employment laws take care of overtime pay, discrimination, harassment, family leave and other associated discrimination. To save the employer and the employee from practicing and suffering from these kind of …

Employment Law: Legislative Earthquake in Frankfort, Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky General Assembly wasted no time in putting the new Republican majority in the Kentucky House to use in the 2017 Legislative Session. Part I of the regular session began January 3. By January 9 the General …