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The Biden Department of Labor plans to rescind the four-factor test established under the Trump Administration to determine joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The U.S. DOL recently ended a program that let employers self-report wage and hour violations to avoid facing penalties and litigation. This article explains what that means for employers and employees.

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, expected to become law during this session of Congress, requires employers to provide workplace accommodations to pregnant employees and job applicants.

A study was recently conducted by the Journal of Corporate Finance on almost 200 sexual harassment scandals. The findings? Publicly-traded companies that don't handle it well experience about 450 million dollars in financial damage.

Can employers require their employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment? And if they can, should they? The short answers are yes, and it depends on the situation.

 

When liability arises from events in the distant past, insurance coverage depends on what policies existed at the time of the event, not the current policy. How do you archive past policies or determine historic coverage?

Navigating the needs of high-risk workers in the right way is critical for employers to avoid inadvertently discriminating against an employee on the basis of disability, health condition, or age.

The Small Business Administration recently released new guidance on PPP loan forgiveness. This post discusses important updates and key information that employers should note to qualify for loan forgiveness.

The distinction between employees and independent contractors is a crucial one for businesses for many reasons. To avoid legal risk, ensure that your business’s personnel classifications comply with Colorado law.