Monthly updates on legal developments in the area of labor and employment law.
As a reminder, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of the Form I-9 in July 2017, which must be used beginning no later than September 18, 2017.
The Office of Management and Budget has approved issuance of the revisions to the OFCCP’s discrimination protections written at the end of the Obama administration.
DOL has long issued Opinion Letters when employers raise questions on difficult or confusing situations. These could provide a bit of a “safe harbor” to the employer which requests and relies upon the advice. They are also public, and can be used as general guidance by others. DOL stopped this practice in 2010. It has now announced that it will again respond to employer inquiries with Opinion Letters.