Lessons Learned about Equal Pay in Higher Education


The #MeToo movement has brought public awareness to claims concerning pay disparity based on gender.
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H-1B Employers May Face Fines for Non-Compliance with LCA Requirements


A staffing and recruiting company based in El Segundo, California recently paid $58,815 in fines to two H-1B workers after an investigation by the Department of Labor (DOL)’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) found that the company had not complied with applicable H-1B Labor Condition Application (LCA) requirements.
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Verify, Re-Verify, But Don’t Over-Verify: I-9 Compliance During an Era of Increased Enforcement


In October 2017, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”), a division of the Department of Homeland Security, pledged to increase workplace enforcement by a factor of four to five.
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Maryland Bans Non-Compete Agreements for Low Wage Workers


In 2016, President Obama released a “Call to Action” encouraging state legislatures to take a hard look at non-compete reform.
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Sexual Harassment Training After #MeToo


The #MeToo movement exploded in the fall of 2017 and put sexual harassment on the front pages of newspapers, websites and other media outlets.
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