News & Announcements
As technology continues to integrate into all aspects of our lives such that the line between personal and business technology is blurred, it is important for employers to stay updated on best practices.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently announced that covered federal contractors must begin using data from the US Census Bureau's 2006-2010 EEO Tabulation to determine availability estimates in any Affirmative Action Program that begins on or after January 1, 2014.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently held that a superintendent managing a drilling crew at a horizontal directional drilling company could proceed on a claim that he was improperly classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and denied overtime as a result.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee recently held that a UPS mechanic is entitled to trial on a Title VII claim that UPS failed to accommodate his religion.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employees working in trade, transportation and utilities industries experienced an increase of 10.6% in total compensation in the 5 years ending in December of 2012, while total compensation costs increased at an annual rate of 2.3 percent for these workers.
Plans to hire summer workers continue to hold steady at nearly 3 in 10 employers, according to CareerBuilder's annual Summer Jobs Forecast.