When the Customer is Wrong

In the wake of social movements addressing sexual harassment, more than one employer has questioned to what extent it must address sexual harassment by non-employees,...

Retaliation Claims on the Rise

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) statistics for 2018 showed a sharp increase in litigation related to sexual harassment, as we reported early this year....

Program Facilitates FLSA Compliance

Earlier this year, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new pilot program, the Payroll Audit Independent...

In California: Workplace Legal Update for 2019

As featured in the Employers Council's upcoming bulletin, California employers should be aware of the following legal changes to their workplaces, effective on or after...

Considerations for 401(k) Plans

The IRS issued Notice 2018-91 on November 21, 2018. The Notice lists the Required Amendments from 2018 for employer retirement plans. This is the third...

Employment Law Changes for 2019

With 2019 quickly approaching, Employers Council provides the following brief update of notable employment law changes. In addition to federal law changes, the focus of...