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Father’s EEOC charge challenges disparity in J.P. Morgan’s paid parental leave policy

June 21st, 2017

On June 15, a J.P. Morgan Chase & Company fraud investigator filed an EEOC discrimination charge claiming that the company discriminated against him and other fathers by denying fathers paid parental leave on the same terms as mothers, his lawyers announced. The complainant is the father of two young children, including a two-year old and [Read more...]


DOJ switches sides in NLRB class action waiver cases

June 21st, 2017

By Pamela Wolf, J.D.
The National Labor Relations Board, an independent federal agency, has been authorized to represent itself on its writ of certiorari challenging class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements. Not only is the NLRB on its own in the case, but the Department of Justice’s Office of the Solicitor General is taking an [Read more...]


A tale of three bills: Labor reform or union busting?

June 20th, 2017

By Pamela Wolf, J.D.
At a June 14 hearing hosted by the House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, invited witnesses mulled over a triad of legislative proposals that proponents contend would restore balance to federal labor policies. While most of the invited witnesses supported the legislation, one witness saw the bills as not a [Read more...]


Under Trump EO, will expanded apprenticeship program quality be maintained?

June 20th, 2017

By Pamela Wolf, J.D.
President Trump on June 15 issued an executive order aimed at expanding apprenticeships and vocational training, closing the skills gap, and reducing regulatory burdens on workforce development programs. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, one of the administration officials charged with carrying out the steps mandated under the EO, immediately underscored his support [Read more...]


Trump administration rescinds DAPA program and DACA expansion

June 20th, 2017

By Pamela Wolf, J.D.
The Trump administration on June 15 rescinded the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly, after consulting with the attorney general, signed a memorandum rescinding the November 20, 2014 memorandum that created the DAPA program because, as they see [Read more...]