Staff Spotlight – Brian Ayers

Brian Ayers’ story is so impressive that it requires supporting cast. Today’s guest profile subject is our own Strategic Member Development Manager, Dave Strousberg. When Dave...

More on Active Shooters

Q: What Are Some Behavioral Indicators of a Potential Active Shooter? A: According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), employees typically do not just “snap,”...

EEOC Releases Data for Fiscal Year 2017

A total of 84,254 charges of discrimination were filed in Fiscal Year 2017, which ended September 30, 2017, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The...

Impact of Government Shutdown on Employers

Today is Day Three of the government shutdown, the fifteenth such shutdown since 1976. While most employers will be unaffected, those dealing with the Equal...

DOL Adopts Primary Beneficiary Test for Interns

Last week, following a recent holding by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and similar holdings in other circuits, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)...

DOL Reissues Opinion Letters

On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor published 17 opinion letters that were originally published in 2009 and then withdrawn during the Obama...

Upcoming Changes for Employers

For information on changes to state minimum wage rates and other important topics, check our December 1, 2017, issue of the Bulletin, which you can access...

Ninth Circuit Rules on Averaged Wages

Under a recent Ninth Circuit ruling, wages may be averaged out over a workweek, instead of calculated by the hour, to determine whether an employer has...