A federal district court is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against an employer who fired a worker after he tested positive for nicotine, indicating he was a smoker. Read more
To help companies contemplating mass layoffs comply with federal law, the U.S. Dept. of Labor has launched the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Advisor. Read more
A U.S. federal district court has issued a temporary restraining order against the implementation of the “no match” letter rule promulgated last month by the Dept. of Homeland Security. Read more
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published proposed amendments to its rules due to a Supreme Court decision rejecting claims that favoritism toward older employees violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Comments on the changes must be received by the EEOC by Oct. 10, 2006.
The Reserve Officers Association posts questions and answers about the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act application, eligibility, and other subjects concerning the employment or reinstatement of employees serving military duty. Read more