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BREAKING: DOL Proposes New FMLA Rules Impacting Military Leave

Posted in Laws and Regulations, Wage & Hour

The Department of Labor today proposed new regulations of the FMLA that would explain further the military family leave provisions and incorporate some special provisions for airline flight crews.  The new proposed regulations are in response to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 which amended the FMLA to extend the military caregiver… Continue Reading

ADA Amendments and Proposed Regulations Webinar Materials Now Available Online

Posted in Laws and Regulations

Thanks to all the people who joined us for our webinar on the ADA Amendments Act and the proposed implementing regulations.  Our attendance continues to exceed our expectations and we’ll continue with this monthly series every second Wednesday of the month (though note that we’ll be moving the date of the November one in honor… Continue Reading

Reminder: Free Webinar on What Employers Need to Know about ADA Proposed Regulations and ADA Amendments Act

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Laws and Regulations

There’s about 24 hours to go to sign up for the next free monthly webinar.  It’s set for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 14th at noon.  You can register for it here. A few weeks ago, the EEOC released new proposed regulations interpreting the ADA Amendments Act. These proposed regulations and the Act have raised questions for employers… Continue Reading

ADA Amendments Act and ADAAA Proposed Regulations – What Employers Need to Know

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Laws and Regulations

With the EEOC’s release of new proposed regulations interpreting the ADA Amendments Act, many employers have even more questions about this new law. What disabilities are covered? How should we deal with requests for accommodations? We’ll attempt to answer as many of these frequently asked questions as we can at our monthly webinar set for October… Continue Reading

More on New Proposed GINA Regulations – EEOC Issues Q&A on Title II, Applicable to Employers

Posted in Laws and Regulations

UPDATED 3/1/09 Earlier this week, I indicated that the EEOC would be releasing new proposed regulations interpreting the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).  [Those new proposed regulations can be found here. (H/T LawMemo)) In the meantime, the EEOC released on its website a very useful document providing "background information" on Title II of GINA which applies to… Continue Reading

EEOC Releases New Proposed GINA Regulations – 60 Day Comment Period to Start This Week

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance

UPDATED 3/1/09 The EEOC released proposed regulations regarding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act on February 25, 2009.  The Washington Labor & Employment Wire (H/T) received and advance copy; the regulations are expected to be published later on Thursday or Friday and the 60-day comment period will begin then. (UPDATED: The text of the proposed regulations can… Continue Reading