Labor Department Releases Three New Opinion Letters

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released three new Opinion Letters: FMLA2019-2-A, addressing whether time spent attending a Committee on Special Education meeting to...

Cyber Security and Local Government

Cyber security and data privacy continue to challenge public-sector employers, as the nature of local government presents unique issues. For starters, government agencies and municipalities collect...

Much to Consider in the Public Sector

Because the future is coming at us more and more quickly, "the future" is the theme of this year’s Public Employers Conference hosted by the...

Third Party Issues for Public Sector Employers

This article will cover two topics relevant to cities, counties, and other governmental entities. The first discusses non-governmental agencies and individuals who are advancing their...

EEOC and DOJ Fight State and Local Harassment

In a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) committed to addressing harassment issues within...

GPS Tracking and the Fourth Amendment

Some employers are turning to global positioning system (GPS) tracking to monitor employees who drive as a primary function of their work duties. Employers cite...