Six financial regulators today issued a set of final guidelines for the firms they oversee to assess their diversity policies and practices.
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Top tips: Provide clear and conspicious disclosures, conduct thorough documentation and “ban the box.”
Banker hero Gene Willers helped his bank recover from a deadly tornado. He offers tips from his experience.
Last month, we advised readers that a Texas federal district court had enjoined the Department of Labor from enforcing its FMLA same-sex spouse rule in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Nebraska. DOL’s final rule change updated the regulatory definition of “spouse” in the Family and Medical Leave Act in keeping with the U.S. Supreme Court‘s ruling in United States v. Windsor.
On May 7, the federal District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a challenge by the National Association of Manufacturers et al. to the Department of Labor rule requiring federal contractors to post a notice of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act. DOL’s rule took effect on June 21, 2010, but was challenged in this lawsuit.
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 yesterday to propose a rule requiring new disclosures concerning companies’ executive compensation.
Banker Jane Haskin reviews “Disrupt,” a thought-provoking book from NYU business professor Luke Williams.
Forthcoming regulations may cause many employees to be reclassified to non-exempt status—with a particularly significant impact on the banking industry.
On April 10, 2015, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its long-awaited en banc decision in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Ford Motor Company following a vacated panel decision from April 2014, in which a divided panel had reversed a district court’s summary judgment award in the employer’s favor.
On March 25, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. to address whether, and to what extent, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act requires reasonable accommodations of pregnancy-related health issues and restrictions.