Gladysiewski v. Allegheny Energy, 2010 WL 3622446 (3d Cir., September 20, 2010) – The plaintiff in this case alleged that he was terminated in retaliation for filing an administrative complaint and a federal lawsuit alleging age discrimination. The termination occurred two years after the complaint was filed. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the plaintiff failed to demonstrate a causal link between the filing of his discrimination complaint and his subsequent firing. A period of two years, the court said, is “too long to constitute temporal proximit
Bill to Create a “New Jersey Senior Labor Task Force” to Address the Needs of Older Workers Passed by the Senate Labor Committee
On February 9, 2009, the Senate Labor Committee unanimously passed a bill (S-2450) that would create a task force to address the needs of older workers. The task force is responsible for studying, evaluating, and making recommendations relating to senior citizens in four key areas: (1) assessing the needs and challenges of older workers to
On March 27, 2019, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark for 2019.
A recent announcement by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shows that the agency is making good on its promise to quadruple the number of worksite inspections it conducts. Data released by ICE shows that between October 1, 2017, and July 20, 2018, its Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unit opened 6,093 worksite investigations—a number three and a half times greater than the total investigations opened the year before. With more than two months to go before the end of fiscal year 2018, ICE seems well-positioned to meet its goal.