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Employer Law Blog

We address issues, cases and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance of employment law that can impact a business' growth and profitability.

Employer Law Blog
January 21, 2020

EMPLOYER ALERT - US Department of Labor Issues Final Rules on Joint Employment and “Regular Rate of Pay”

The  DOL finally provided some reasonable guidance as to joint employer status for wage and hour purposes. The DOL explained the stated purpose of this final rule is to "promote certainty for employers and employees, reduce litigation, promote greater uniformity among court decisions, and encourage innovation in the economy."

Employer Law Blog
January 3, 2020

PRIVACY ALERT- Illinois Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act

Effective January 1st, the Illinois Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act will regulate Illinois employers’ use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the interview and hiring process. The Act has similar privacy protections and processes as the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act that has spawned numerous class action lawsuits throughout Illinois.  Thus, it is imperative for Illinois employers to understand this new Act’s requirements to prevent being subject to a costly class action lawsuit.