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  • Friday October 23, 2015

    There’s No Such Thing As Free Labor


    Free-market economist and Nobel laureate Milton Friedman’s oft-quoted book title, There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch, reminds us to be wary of things appearing to come at no cost. The same might be said of the notion of “free” labor.

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  • Monday October 5, 2015

    Maintaining a Safe Workplace

    Industry Update

    In the wake of the on-air killing of two Virginia news reporters, we have had several inquiries to the Helpline asking what can be done to keep our workplaces safe. This question most definitely strikes at the core for employers after learning about such a

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  • Thursday October 1, 2015

    Individual Veteran Categories No Longer Required on Post-Offer Self-ID Form

    Industry Update

    The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued new guidance regarding the post-offer invitation to

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  • Monday September 14, 2015

    EEO-1 Filing Deadline Extended

    Industry Update

    The EEO-1 Joint Reporting Committee has extended the 2015 filing deadline to October 30, 2015. In general, employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors/subcontractors with 50 or more employees will need to file a report for each of their U.S.

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  • Thursday September 3, 2015

    NYS Minimum Wage Hike - What You Should Know

    Industry Update

    On July 22, 2015 the NY Wage Board voted unanimously to increase the minimum wage for fast food workers in New York State to $15 an hour. Currently, the minimum wage in New York State is $8.75 an hour and is scheduled to increase to $9.00 on December 31,

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