A new law that prohibits federal contractors from asking job applicants about their criminal histories went into effect on December 20, 2021, but the government has yet to issue implementing regulations.
A bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives would allow job applicants to sue for disparate impact discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
CWC hosted its seventh annual Talent Acquisition Compliance Summit last week, an annual CWC event that has proven to be very popular with our members. Our memo summarizes the highlights, which in turn underscore the substantive content of the two-day
CWC is pleased once again to provide our members with a series of updated tables that contain the most recently available demographic data by award level for each of the 38 broad degree families in which postsecondary degrees were conferred by U.S. c
CWC recently held another in our increasingly popular “virtual member roundtables,” this one focusing on mitigating the legal risks that can occur when using so-called evergreen requisitions.
The European Union’s governing bodies have proposed a new regulation that would require the developers of AI software systems to meet stringent certification mandates in order to allow their products to be used in the EU’s 27 member countries. The pr
Our memo includes a number of tables that contain the most recent demographic data by award level for each of the 38 broad degree families in which postsecondary degrees were conferred by U.S. colleges and universities during the 2018-2019 academic y
Employers looking for guidance from the Supreme Court on how or even whether salary history can be used as a factor in setting pay under the EPA will have to wait after the Court’s decision not to take up a case that might have resolved the issue.
COVID-19 did not prevent CWC from going ahead with our Sixth Talent Acquisition Compliance Summit this year, although we went virtual in response. The very well received Summit featured ten different hands-on sessions facilitated by CWC’s staff exper
A bill recently approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the FCRA to further restrict the ability of employers to conduct background checks. It’s probably not going anywhere in the Republican-controlled Senate, but is very likely to
We have refined the latest “IPEDS” data provided to us by the U.S. Department of Education in a manner designed to help CWC members with their campus recruiting efforts.
OFCCP has issued two new sets of FAQs reminding federal contractors that their selection practices are subject to the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures, including practices that utilize artificial intelligence.
A new two-page law enacted in Illinois will bar employers from using AI to assess a video interview with a job applicant unless the applicant agrees. The first-of-its-kind measure creates more questions than it answers, however.
So-called no poach agreements between employers agreeing not to hire the other employer’s employees have drawn increasing scrutiny from both federal and state antitrust cops. There are HR implications, as our memo explains.
One of the Trump Administration’s first announced workforce priorities was improving the nation’s apprenticeship system. A proposed rule published recently is designed to achieve that objective. CWC would like to hear from members on what you think.
CWC’s written comments to the Labor Department on its proposed revisions to the regulations governing the “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act point out that they are a vast improvement over the controversial 2016 changes that
CWC’s annual TACS has become a “must attend” event for member company representatives involved in the talent acquisition process. Our summary of the most recent summit illustrates why members find TACS to be so useful.
Our memo provides highlights of CWC’s 2019 Policy Conference, which was held in Washington, DC on March 6-8. Please note that registration is open for our upcoming Talent Acquisition Compliance Summit, which will be held on May 9-10, 2019, in Charlot
Pursuant to a final rule issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services branch of the Department of Homeland Security, employers that want to bring in skilled foreign workers under the H-1B visa program will have to “pre-register” with USCIS
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