Labor Law: Employment discrimination and artificial intelligence, employers beware | Local Business News

Emily Parkin

By KAREN MICHAEL Special correspondent Employers continue to find new ways to automate business practices, including using software programs that provide for artificial intelligence (AI) in a variety of employment practices, including recruitment. These new technologies, while promising in many respects, have garnered the attention of the Equal Employment Opportunity […]

New Georgia Employment Laws Change Definition of Employment, Restrict Local Laws Regulating Work Hours | Jackson Lewis P.C.

Emily Parkin

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has signed into law two measures addressing the employment relationship. The first, Act 809 (H.B. 389), alters the definition of employment for purposes of unemployment benefits. The second, Act 823 (S.B. 331), precludes local governments from regulating the scheduling or work hours of a private business’s […]

Let’s Map It Out! Our Local Experts Provide Direction for Navigating Key Global Employment Laws and Trends All Over the World (Webinar Series)

Emily Parkin

Join us for a four-part webinar series as our US moderators welcome colleagues from around the globe to share the latest labor and employment law updates and trends. US-based multinational employers with business operations in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific regions will hear directly from local […]

Labor Law: New caregiver discrimination guidance in light of COVID-19 | Local Business News

Emily Parkin

By KAREN MICHAEL Special correspondent Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued guidance titled “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Caregiver Discrimination Under Federal Employment Discrimination Laws.” While the title of guidance focuses on the pandemic, caregiver discrimination can be much broader than those arising due to COVID-19. No federal discrimination […]