An employer could not have been aware that a former employee’s actions were intended to oppose age discrimination against another worker, so the employee’s retaliation claim failed, a California appeals court ruled.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced a final rule clarifying the scope of a religious exemption to workplace anti-discrimination laws that applies to federal contractors and subcontractors.
Employers are preparing for changes the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) may make under President-elect Joe Biden’s administration. From joint-employer issues to Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and Occupational Safety and Health Administration action, the DOL is likely to shift direction on many fronts.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a final rule codifying its procedures on resolving employment discrimination claims.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) in a 329-73 vote on Sept. 17. The Senate will now consider the bill, which, if passed, would require employers to reasonably accommodate pregnant workers and employees with pregnancy-related conditions.