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EEO-1 Component 2 Deadline Extended

October 8, 2019

In a September 27, 2019 filing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revealed that with the September 30, 2019 filing deadline looming, only 39.7% of eligible filers had submitted the required EEO-1 Component 2 pay data.  With this percentage falling far short of the 72.7%…

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DOL Releases Final Rule to Increase the Salary Threshold for FLSA Overtime Exemptions

September 26, 2019

  Earlier this week, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) released its much-anticipated final rule setting a new minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) white-collar exemptions. Anticipated to take effect January 1, 2020, the final rule increases the minimum salary threshold to $684 per week or the equivalent of $35,568 per year.…

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U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team World Cup Win Highlights Gender Pay Gap Concerns

August 20, 2019

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (“USWNT”) won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and simultaneously furthered their quest for equal pay on the world stage. The continued success of the USWNT has once again highlighted the increasing concerns of both employers and employees related to the gender pay gap. Employers are more often finding…

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Parental Leave – Don’t Make This $5 Million Dollar Mistake!

July 18, 2019

Key Takeaway: Employers should ensure that their parental leave policies provide gender-neutral benefits and are applied in a non-discriminatory manner Recently, JPMorgan Chase reached a proposed settlement agreement in which they would pay a historic 5 million dollars to settle a class action lawsuit alleging their paid parental leave policy discriminated against men. In anticipation…

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New Employee Rights… Your Responsibility: Virginia Employers Must Provide Employment Records

July 16, 2019

Key Takeaways: Records that must be provided to employee: records pertaining to dates of employment, wages or salary during employment, job description and job title, and any injuries sustained by the employee during employment Compliance is required within 30 days of written request Subpoena and/or damages may result for failure to comply Effective July 1,…

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