USCIS released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, on July 17. Instructions for how to download Form I-9 are available on the Form I-9 page. Employers can use this revised version or continue using Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 N through Sept. 17. On Sept. 18, employers must use the revised form with a revision ...
OSHA adopted a rule during the Obama Administration requiring certain employers to file their annual injury and illness summaries (Form 300A) electronically summarizing the number of on-the-job deaths, injuries and illnesses, and recordable incidents causes in workplaces.  While the form does not include details of each incident or the number of empl...
UPS has just settled a lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging the company’s inflexible leave policy discriminated against disabled workers.  The fact pattern of the lead claimant shows the type of situations that generate these issues.  An employee took a 12-month leave of absence, returned to work for a f...
It should be no surprise to employers that issues are now arising concerning text messages that are similar if not identical to issues over the last few years pertaining to retention of emails.  In significant litigation, each side seeks to gain access to emails of the other parties that might assist their position in the case.  Legal rules requ...
Several incidents have occurred over the past week or two that create fascinating (at least for lawyers) legal and strategic issues. The most well-publicized of the incidents occurred when a Google engineer was fired for writing and distributing a memo criticizing his employer’s gender diversity program. The second occurred when an employer fired a union ...

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