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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Increases Work Site Investigations: Are You in Compliance?
Last fall, the acting Director of ICE announced that employers nationwide will be subject to a significant increase in work site related investigations in 2018. ICE has made clear that criminal and civil enforcement of immigration laws at work sites is an important component of its strategy, with the acting Director pledging to increase work site audits by “four of five” times this year. We have seen this uptick come to fruition and have worked with several clients to audit their record keeping practices and ensure they are compliant with applicable laws.
Are You Ready for 2018?
'Tis the Season for Change... As nominations and appointments to crucial governmental positions are filled, the pace of policy change will likely accelerate. NFC wants to make sure your business is prepared to hit the ground running in 2018. Below is a list of the top priorities employers should focus on to prepare for the New Year.
EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Put On Hold
On August 29, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) initiated an immediate review and stay of the pay data collection requirements for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) revised EEO-1 form.
DOL Abandons Appeal of New Overtime Rule
On August 31, 2017, a Texas federal court held that the Department of Labor's (DOL) 2016 Final Rule, which more than doubled the minimum salary levels required for overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA), was invalid.
New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law – What Employers Need to Know
Beginning on January 1, 2018, private employers in New York state, and private employers outside of New York state with New York employees, will be required to comply with the New York State Paid Family Leave Benefits Law.
Important Documents and Links
“It’s Not Always Clear What Constitutes Sexual Harassment. Use This Tool to Navigate the Gray Areas to Navigate the Gray Areas.” By Kathleen Kelley Reardon
“Protected Activity”Continues to Broaden Under SOX
State Mandated Paid Family Leave is On the Rise
Employer Common Concerns Questionnaire
Preparing for the Separation Agreement ‘Fire Drill’
Equal Pay for Equal Play: U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team’s Fight for Equal Pay Parallels Equal Pay Initiatives Across the Country