George Morrison

Federal Agencies Join Forces To Combat Employer Retaliation

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) are joining forces to combat employer retaliation. The agencies plan to coordinate their efforts in various ways including¬†referring cases to each other to better enforce anti-retaliation efforts. Employers in the agricultural, garment manufacturing, meat packing, …

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U.S. Department of Labor Ramps Up Wage and Hour Division

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced that it will hire 100 new investigators in its Wage and Hour Division (Division). This is a strong signal that the DOL will be increasing its focus and prioritization of enforcement actions. This increased focus will also likely spur an increased number of class and collective actions …

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The Great Resignation of 2021: The Stay Interview – An Employee Retention Tool

Employers continue to grapple with the avalanche of legal and operational issues that arose in 2021. A global pandemic proved to be only the beginning, as major supply chain disruptions, emergency closures, telework and the most recently revived OSHA vaccine mandates (along with now facing the difficult decision to terminate productive employees who do not …

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