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Five Retirement Plan Trends for 2015

As you may have heard, there is a retirement savings problem in America. Workers need help saving for their golden years, and they are looking to their employers for help.more

DOJ Changes Position on Gender Identity, Transgender Bias

Attorney General Eric Holder has issued a memorandum directing the Department of Justice (DOJ) to consider claims of gender identity discrimination, including bias claims based on an individual's transgender status, as protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Title VII).more

The GOP Effect on the EEOC

When a Republican-led Congress convenes next month, employers may begin to see a more employer-friendly focus from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), if recent remarks and reports are to be believed.more

Brace for New Overtime Rules Now, Says Former DOL Administrator

The new "white-collar" exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that are expected to drastically expand who is entitled to overtime pay are expected to be released very soon — and a former administrator for the Department of Labor (DOL) has offered a sneak peak at what they will look like.more

NLRB Passes Union Election Rule to 'Modernize and Streamline'

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ended last week by passing a new rule, which, in its words, updated "its representation-case procedures to modernize and streamline the process for resolving representation disputes." In other words, faster union elections and more of them.more

Federal Court Permits Discrimination Against Transgender Employee

Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employers cannot discriminate because of one's sex. While Title VII does not explicitly cover transgender employees, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) position is that transgender employees are protected too.more

Probably the Craziest Interview We Have Heard About

Last week, Jose Lopez broke three basic rules of job interviewing: 1) Do not show up drunk, 2) do not get angry when you are asked questions, and 3) do not assault the boss. And those were not even the worst things he did.more

Republicans' ACA Rewrite: Three Possible Scenarios

The Republicans have taken control of Congress, and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has publicly vowed to repeal the healthcare reform law at any cost. That is not going to happen while President Obama has veto power, but there is a very real possibility the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could get a major facelift.more

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