Staffing Company Has to Ask

By Bill Wright The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals expanded on the EEOC’s guidance on a staffing company’s liability for its client’s discriminatory decisions. According to the court, a staffing company may be liable when a client asks the staffing company to remove a particular assigned employee, if the staffing company knew or should have […]

Pay Info Added to EEO-1

By Bill Wright Citing continuing pay gaps correlated with sex, race and ethnicity, the EEOC is moving forward with its proposal to require employers to submit pay data along with their EEO-1 reports. The revised proposal is open for public comment for 30 days. https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/7-13-16.cfm The proposed rule will affect private employers with 100 or […]

En Garde “User Employers”

By Bill Wright The NLRB has reversed course on another issue significantly affecting employer relationships – not just relationships with employees, but also relationships with employee leasing companies. In Miller & Anderson, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 39 (July 11, 2016),  the Board decided that, if an employer (“the user employer”)  has its own employees and […]

One Less Mandatory Affirmation

By Carol Hildebrand Effective August 10, 2016, Colorado will no longer require employers to prepare an affirmation certifying the employer checked the identity and authorization to work of each new hire.  Colorado House Bill 16-1114, a bi-partisan effort, was titled “Concerning the Repeal of Duplicative Reporting Requirements.”  Colorado Revised Statutes Section 8-2-122 was accordingly amended and […]