EEOC Provides Guidance on Assessing the Adverse Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Employment Selection Procedures

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued guidance regarding the use of software, algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) in employers’ “selection procedures,” in other words, employment decisions related to hiring, promotion and firing. Learn more from RPLG Senior Counsel Spencer Wilson and Associate Anastasia Bondarchuk.

2023-07-24T13:42:58-07:00July 21st, 2023|

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Expands Protections

Beginning June 27, 2023, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) expands protections for pregnant employees and job applicants. The PWFA is a new federal law that requires private and public sector employers with at least 15 employees to provide “reasonable accommodations” to known limitations related to qualified employees’ and job applicants’ pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the employer can demonstrate that the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations.

2023-07-11T21:15:03-07:00July 7th, 2023|

Ryan McGinley-Stempel and Steve Cikes Present at CCAC’s Spring 2022 Employment Law Study Section Meeting

RPLG Partner Ryan McGinley-Stempel and Of Counsel Steve Cikes spoke on vested pension rights at the County Counsels’ Association of California Spring 2022 Employment Law Study Section Meeting on February 24-25 at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey.

2022-02-28T12:02:58-08:00February 28th, 2022|

Jon Holtzman to Present on Police Arbitration at Labor and Employment Relations Association Conference

Continuing a series of speaking engagements focused on public safety reform, RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman will join a panel at the 44th Collective Bargaining and Arbitration Conference to discuss police arbitration.

2021-04-22T11:15:47-07:00April 21st, 2021|

Founding Partner Jon Holtzman Joins San Francisco Bar Association Annual Labor and Employment Conference Panel

Public Law Group Founding Partner Jon Holtzman will join a panel of police reform experts to discuss “Police Reform: Can Unions and Management Play a Constructive Role?” at the 2021 Annual Labor and Employment Conference.

2021-02-23T11:11:29-08:00February 23rd, 2021|

An Unholy Mess: Recent Cases Confirm the Legislature, Courts and CalPERS Have Derailed the Public Agency Employee/ Contractor Distinction

The combination of recent court cases, legislation and pressure from CalPERS have all but destroyed venerable rules preventing "ghost" employees by increasingly modeling public employment rules on private sector rules.

2019-08-16T08:32:10-07:00August 8th, 2019|
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