On Monday, March 9, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal agencies do not have to follow notice-and-comment rulemaking procedures when changing interpretations of rules. This decision gives federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board, wide latitude to change interpretive rules without first notifying the public of

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released a revised Employment Eligibility Verification form, Form I-9, on March 8, 2013. The revised form contains formatting changes, the inclusion of additional data fields for employee email addresses and telephone numbers, and improved instructions. Employers must begin using the new form by May 7, 2013, but should

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is seeking public input into a Quality Control Plan it is developing as part of its Strategic Plan for the fiscal years 2012-2016. The Strategic Plan provides the framework by which the EEOC accomplishes its mission to stop and remedy unlawful employment discrimination. The Quality Control Plan will