DOL publishes rule implementing coronavirus leave law

Excerpted from HR Dive by Ryan Golden Dive Brief: •The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a temporary rulemaking April 1 implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FCCRA). The rule is effective through Dec. 31, the agency said. •Among other things, the regulations make clear that an employee may elect to use — or […]

EEOC must pay $3.3M for failing to negotiate with employer

Excerpted from HR Dive By Ryan Golden Dive Brief: •The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must pay $3.3 million for failing to properly negotiate with an employer, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled (EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, No. 18-1446 (8th Cir. Dec. 10, 2019)). •The commission failed to satisfy its […]

Few employers use rolling background checks

Excerpted from HR Dive By Valerie Bolden-Barrett Dive Brief: • While some employers choose to screen employees continuously, checking that nothing has changed since they hired workers, their numbers remain small. Just 4% of 6,500 HR professionals in a recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) survey said they regularly conduct rolling checks. • According […]