Labor & Employment

President Trump speaks alongside Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on May 2, 2018. DOL Chief of Staff Nicholas Geale is leaving the department at the end of May 2019, following a White House probe into allegations that Geale mistreated staff and misled the administration on agency progress.

Top Labor Official to Exit After White House Probe

A senior Labor Department official with outsize control of agency operations is leaving after a White House investigation into complaints about mistreating staff and misleading Trump administration …

Employers are wondering if they’ll have to add pay data to the information on race, sex, and ethnicity they must already send to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, after a federal judge this week said the Trump administration failed to justify why it put a freeze on new pay data requirements finalized by the EEOC in 2016.

Gender Pay Reporting May Start in Weeks Across Corporate America

Companies with more than 100 employees will have to report to the U.S. government data about how much workers are paid broken down by sex, race and ethnicity, possibly as soon as this spring, …

Walmart’s Elimination of Greeters May Open New Front on ADA Law

Walmart Inc.'s move to shift its iconic People Greeter jobs into ones requiring more physical duties may set new legal precedents for how a business can adjust its workforce within the limits of the …