On June 11, 2019, Governor Kay Ivey signed Alabama House Bill 225, making Alabama the 49th state to adopt equal pay legislation. The act prohibits an employer from paying an employee a lower wage rate than an employee of another race or sex for equal work in the same establishment, where job performance requires “equal skill, effort, education, experience, and responsibility” and occurs “under similar working conditions.” Details on the new law are in our recent article “Will Alabama Governor Sign Pay Equity Legislation?”
Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing Leadership Training—Interview with Virginia Kinon of MidFirst Bank
There is little doubt that if you want to improve employee engagement, accountability, and performance, you should train your managers to be better leaders. The question is how to go about it. Virginia Kinon is First Vice President, Learning & Performance at MidFirst Bank. She has spent over 20 years in…..
In an unpublished opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently sided with an employee in a pregnancy discrimination case. In Latowski v. Northwoods Nursing Center, No. 12-2408 (December 23, 2013), the court reversing the lower court’s dismissal of the claim, found that the employer’s “no accommodation for non-work-related injuries”…..
On December 7, 2012, a bill (A3531) was introduced that would require all temporary help service firms to disclose to each client firm the rate of pay of each employee assigned to the client firm, and to disclose to each employee the rate charged to the client firm for the assignment of the employee to