November 2017 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS EEOC Issues “Promising Practices for Preventing Harassment” In this climate of heightened awareness of harassment issues, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued an online resource, Promising Practices for Preventing Harassment. For more, click here. Montgomery County Increases Minimum […]

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DOT Revises Drug Testing Regulations

The Department of Transportation has issued a final rule that revises the drug-testing program for DOT-regulated employers. DOT-regulated employers are required to drug test certain safety-sensitive transportation industry employees. Significant program changes of relevance to employers include the following: In order to combat the “nation-wide epidemic of opioid abuse,” four […]

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Pay History Bans Reminder

Pay history bans in Delaware and California will soon take effect, even as other states are considering similar bills that would prohibit employers from asking about an applicant’s pay history. Delaware’s law, which we discussed in further detail in our July 2017 E-Update, takes effect on December 14, 2017, while […]

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OSHA Further Delays Electronic Reporting

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is further delaying the date – now to December 15, 2017 – by which certain companies must comply with electronic reporting of injuries and illnesses. In May 2016, OSHA issued a final rule requiring employers with 250 or more employees to submit electronically information […]

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