Federal Employment Law Outlook For 2015: HR's Essential Policy And Practice Update
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Is your organization ready for 2015's federal employment law changes?
2015 is shaping up to be a big year with issues like overtime exemptions, pregnancy accommodations, background checks, same-sex marriage and others demanding HR professionals' attention.
- The DOL is poised to release new overtime regs that will tighten up the duties test for white-collar exemptions.
- The EEOC's Strategic Enforcement Plan is targeting equal pay laws, barriers in recruitment and hiring, ADA Amendments Act issues and protections for LGBT employees.
- The EEOC announced new initiatives targeting employers over pregnancy discrimination and wellness programs.
- OFCCP is gearing up to aggressively analyze compensation practices to fix pay disparity for women and minorities.
Join us for an in-depth explanation of the latest employment law challenges, and their solutions.
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- What the latest wage & hour lawsuits and enforcement trends really mean, including the impact the DOL’s updated overtime exemption regulations on federal wage and hour obligations
- How to avoid being the target of a DOL misclassification lawsuit
- When to be concerned about “joint employer” liability for back wages under the FLSA
- Where the EEOC is focusing enforcement, and how to stay off its radar
- The practical impact of the new EEOC enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination and recent cases of discriminatory background checks, illegal releases, and ADA violations
- How to be adjust to OFCCP’s new initiatives regarding hiring and promotion of individuals with disabilities, women and minorities
- Which court cases could force HR policy changes in 2015
- How to ensure practices or policies don’t violate the NLRA
- The latest on ACA coverage mandate
Attorney Jonathan R. Mook of DiMuroGinsberg PC is a nationally recognized authority on the Americans with Disabilities Act. He represents employers and businesses on matters relating to employment law, business torts and business disputes.
He frequently counsels employers on issues involving compliance with the ADA and accommodating disabled employees, as well as other employment related matters.
He is a co-editor of the Virginia Employment Law Letter and a regular contributor to several legal publications. He is included in Best Lawyers in America (2014 ed.) for employment law, and ALM Legal Leaders has listed him as a Top Rated Labor & Employment Lawyer (2013).
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