The California Civil Rights Department recently modified the regulation (2 CCR § 11017.1) associated with California’s Fair Chance Act.  The regulation addresses an employer’s restrictions and obligations for considering an applicant or employee’s criminal history.  The modified regulation took effect on October 1, 2023.

Employers should be aware of the modifications to this

On Thursday, June 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education released proposed changes to the Title IX regulations. The release of the amendments marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the federal law protecting individuals against sex discrimination in education programs and activities supported by federal funding. The proposed regulations will be open for public

DOLThis post was authored by Jolina A. Abrena and Gage Dungy

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued new regulations modifying the weekly salary and annual compensation threshold levels for white collar exemptions to FLSA overtime requirements.  These regulations become effective December 1, 2016.  It is critical for employers to become

Healthcare.jpgThis blog post was authored by Heather DeBlanc

On February 10, 2014, the Department of the Treasury issued final regulations on the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment that would require large employers to face tax penalties for not offering affordable health coverage to full-time employees. For a summary of the proposed regulations, see  The

hourglass-small.jpgMany employers enter into agreements with employee associations giving employees the right to earn compensatory time off (CTO)  in lieu of cash for overtime.   However, if an employer provides CTO, must employers allow its employees to use CTO at the employees’ option?  In 1987, the Department of Labor implemented regulations to enforce the CTO provision