EEOC issues guidance on use of AI in hiring: Employment & Labor Insider

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued some helpful guidance on Friday related to employers’ use of artificial intelligence and algorithms and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Guidance purports to relate to all aspects of employment, but it’s really focused on hiring. The guidance is short and easy to read, even if you’re tech-challenged, as […]

Buffalo shooting: Biden rebukes 'poison' of white supremacy

The suspect in a mass shooting in New York belongs to “a hateful minority”, the president said. Source link Ethan WollI’m a wellbeing and health author and blogger with an interest in food, wellness, and making every second count. Life is an excursion. Consistently is another potential chance to observe your equilibrium and deal with […]

Treasury Department Proposes Non-Loan Status for Earned Wage Access

In March, U.S. Department of Treasury issued its annual General Explanations of the Administration’s Revenue Proposals, commonly known as the “Green Book.”  Among other revenue proposals, the Treasury addressed the treatment of on-demand pay arrangements or earned wage access (EWA) programs, which have risen in popularity in recent years (previously discussed in our Labor and […]

Buffalo shooting: Gunman deliberately sought black victims – mayor

Questions are being asked about how the suspect carried out the attack when he was known to authorities. Source link Ethan WollI’m a wellbeing and health author and blogger with an interest in food, wellness, and making every second count. Life is an excursion. Consistently is another potential chance to observe your equilibrium and deal […]

Shireen Abu Aqla: Violence at Al Jazeera reporter’s funeral in Jerusalem

This seemed to go on for around 10 minutes, as we sought a safe route back towards the car park. After we came out, the coffin left in the hearse through the gates. And now videos have emerged showing what happened while people were rushing inside – Israeli police beating and kicking the pallbearers, who […]

“Bald” insult is sexual harassment, UK tribunal says: Employment & Labor Insider

A tribunal in the United Kingdom has reportedly ruled that insulting a man for being bald is sexual harassment. “YESSSSSSSSS!” According to news reports, the tribunal was made up of three bald men. (Should they have recused themselves?) Electrician Tony Finn alleged that, during an argument with his (male) supervisor in 2019, the supervisor called […]

Worker status questions – bringing the outside in (UK)

A basic principle of good employment law, you would think, should be that you can tell an employer when you are caught by it and when you are not.  An early fail then for the rules around worker status, in particular following the EAT’s recent decision in Johnson –v- Transopco UK Limited, which appears to […]