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EEOC Readies Wellness Incentives Rule; Congress Responds
Confusion over the use of financial incentives in worksite wellness programs may be heading toward some clarity, depending on proposed regulations to be issued shortly by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Supreme Court Revives Pregnancy Discrimination Act Claim
A Pregnancy Discrimination Act case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on March 25, 2015, may be overshadowed by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, enacted in 2008 and in effect since Jan. 1, 2009.

Starbucks’ Race Relations Campaign Was Breeding Ground for Lawsuits, Experts Say
Starbucks’ week-long campaign urging employees to write “Race Together” on coffee cups to spark conversations about race relations was not only “absurd” and “irresponsible,” according to some employment law experts, but also had the potential to open the coffee giant to liability.

Immigration Issues Remain Unresolved 
Congress can’t get it together on immigration, courts are blocking major White House actions and the Obama administration is keeping employers waiting for regulatory guidance. On all fronts, key employment-related immigration issues are up in the air.

Could ‘Transparency’ Measures Alter EEOC’s Enforcement Role?

Study: U.S. Millennials’ Skills Don’t Match Education

D.C.: Legislation Allows Employees to Discuss Wages


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