Current HR News
- Building Trust Through Transparency: A Q&A with Shirley Davisby Theresa Agovino on May 30, 2023 at 4:00 am
- Should Algorithms Make Layoff Decisions?by Dave Zielinski on May 30, 2023 at 4:00 am
- The Pros and Cons of Monitoring Remote Workersby Lisa Nagele-Piazza, SHRM-SCP on May 30, 2023 at 4:00 am
- Suspicious Timing of Firing Restores Employee’s Retaliation Claimby Robert S. Teachout, SHRM-SCP on May 30, 2023 at 4:00 am
Finding that an employee’s firing one day after complaining of violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was suspicious timing, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed by 2-1 a lower court’s dismissal of the employee’s retaliation claim.
- Mechanic Not Entitled to Overtime Pay Under FLSAby Joanne Deschenaux, J.D. on May 30, 2023 at 4:00 am
A worker who repaired hydraulic cranes that were permanently affixed to trucks and could travel on highways was not entitled to overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a federal appeals court held. The employee was exempt from the FLSA’s overtime compensation requirements because he was a mechanic under the Motor Carrier Act (MCA), the court ruled.