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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.

A vital aspect of child protection policies and procedures is effective record-keeping. This two- part series recommends practices for effective documentation of child protection matters. 

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 recent opinion letter from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests that the Ministerial Exception of the First Amendment applies to wage and hour laws. This issue has significant implications for churches and ministries.

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?

A federal court judge ruled that two Colorado churches do not have to comply with COVID-19 capacity limits or force their congregants to wear masks because that would violate the U.S. Constitution.