Workplace roundup April 24th 2017

By Walter Olson  /   Overlawyered.com


Occupational licensure reforms advance in Mississippi and Arizona [Eric Boehm, Reason, first and second posts]


I should live so long: “Will the New York Times’ Labor Reporting Ever Get the Facts Straight?” [Jim Epstein; coverage here of the NYT’s 2015 nail salon reporting embarrassment]


Silliest claim about proposed salary-history-inquiry bans is that they would advance “transparency” in hiring [Seth Barron]


Many states complicate offender re-entry after incarceration with needless licensing barriers and fingerprint checks [Eli Lehrer, Inside Sources]


H.R. 1180 (“Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017”), introduced by Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), would curb some overtime litigation by allowing private sector comp time under some conditions [Evil HR Lady]


Layers of irony: “Disability Services Company to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit” [commission press release in EEOC v. ValleyLife (Arizona), h/t Roger Clegg]

%d bloggers like this: