Thursday, April 18, 2024

The FCRA: deceptively dangerous

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) claims present very real and potentially expensive sources of employer woe. By its...

“No poach” penalty: criminal charges from DOJ

On Jan. 7, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a press release wherein a federal grand jury...

EEOC settles class action over hiring practices for $5 million

In February, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) settled a nationwide class action lawsuit against American Freight Management...

DOL weighs in on joint employer test

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued interpretive guidance regarding how it would analyze joint employer status under...

Court grounds Hawaiian Airlines employees’ vaccine mandate challenge

In O’Hailpin et. al v. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. a group of employees brought a putative class action that challenged Hawaiian...

Sorting out the recent COVID-19 guidance – issues and options for employers

As of June 1, 2021, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than 50%...