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Take Workers with Expired EADs Off Payroll
While the I-9 employment eligibility form permits employment authorization documents (EADs) to be used, it is important to remember that EADs have expiration dates that will cause employees' eligibility to expire.

EEOC's Wellness Proposed Rule Diverges from HIPAA Requirements
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has acknowledged two key differences between its proposed rule on wellness programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as compared to existing Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements.

Use of On-Call Shifts in Retail Industry Questioned in N.Y.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched a preliminary investigation into the staffing practices of 13 national retailers to determine whether their on-call scheduling practices violate New York labor laws.
Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
California Drought: How HR Can Help
HR professionals can take a leading role in helping organizations comply with the spirit of California Gov. Jerry Brown's executive order to encourage water conservation in the face of the state's drought. 

Staffing Management
SHRM: OFCCP's Proposed Rule on Sex Discrimination Goes Too Far
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) should revise the pregnancy discrimination section of its proposed rule on Executive Order 11246's prohibition against sex discrimination in a manner that is consistent with a recent Supreme Court decision, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).


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