Monthly Archives: August 2010

Hey I have a great idea to solve HR shortages. Hire an Intern.

From the Jackson Lewis Law Firm Employers may have their pick of applicants to fill paid and unpaid internship positions this fall. Internships traditionally are sought by college students to gain work experience, but the recession and the resulti… Continue reading

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And the Beat Goes On

First we had Illinois passing legislation that prohibits the use of credit checks in most hiring decisions, now Massachusetts has passed and the Governor has signed into law an amendment to the Massachusetts Personnel Records Statute that requires… Continue reading

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Ford and Harrison Legal Alert

On August 13, 2010, President Obama signed into law H.R. 6080 known as the Emergency Supplemental Appropriation for Border Security Act. This law became effective immediately and includes an increase of certain H-1B and L-1 application fees. The U… Continue reading

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The clock is ticking

If you are required to complete them due to FTE base of more than 50 employees your 2010 VETS 100 and VETS 100A reports are due Spetember 30, Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Continue reading

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DOL issues guidance on clothes under FLSA

DOL Addresses Meaning Of “Clothes” Under FLSA 08/18/2010 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently clarified the definition of “clothes” under Section 203(o) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Section 3(o) provides that time spent “changing… Continue reading

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Is a Credit Check a Test for Employment Purposes?

by Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, DCI Consulting GroupEarlier this month, OFCCP staff presented on a variety of EEO topics of interest to federal contractors at the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) Conference. DCI staff attended an… Continue reading

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OFCCP to rescind compensation standards

OFCCP PLANS TO RESCIND COMPENSATION STANDARDS by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting GroupDuring the recent National ILG Conference in Las Vegas, OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu announced that the administration would be rescinding the compensatio… Continue reading

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