Monthly Archives: May 2015

Existing Sex Discrimination Guidelines are about to get a makeover

On January 28, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to rescind the current Sex Discrimination Guidelines, 41 C. F. R. § 60-20.1, et. seq., and replace them with provisions that would align with current law, legal interpretations and workplace environments.  The purpose of this...
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Health-contingent wellness programs offer greater incentive, pose greater risk

Most people are familiar with “employee wellness programs” offered by employers around the country.  To many, these programs seem like a win-win for both employees and employers: employees are happier and healthier, and employers could decrease the cost of providing health benefits to their healthier workers.  In practice, though, it...
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