This year has already provided the legal world with a number of labor decisions and developments to consider, and it doesn't seem that this trend is likely to slow down any time soon. From the National Labor Relation Board's decision to allow student athletes to unionize at Northwestern University to allegations of wage fixing at some of the largest technology companies in the world, labor and employment law has seen no shortage of shake ups. Here we bring you voices from legal professionals with boots on the ground, to get their take on up-and-coming issues that are likely to impact the law of the workplace going forward.
Ex-employees with benefits
OFCCP submits proposal for compensation data tool
“Keeping pay equity at the forefront of the Obama Administration's civil rights agenda, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on May 5 submitted its proposed compensation data collection tool to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The new rule will require federal contractors to submit to OFCCP employee compensation data, including race and gender, outside of a compliance review or charge of discrimination, giving OFCCP another vehicle for investigating pay disparities. If approved, the rule will be published for public comment. Stay tuned.”