Employment Regulation

Waging War Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Waging War Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Experts recommend ways to foster workplaces free of sexual harassment.

The Paradoxical Consequences of the Employee–Contractor Designation

The Paradoxical Consequences of the Employee–Contractor Designation

A proposed rule may expand platform workers’ compensation options but not their access to other benefits.

Countering Bias in Algorithmic Hiring Tools

Countering Bias in Algorithmic Hiring Tools

Regulators struggle to counter bias in hiring because algorithms reproduce existing inequalities.

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

Labor Department’s proposed rule would change how employers pay tipped employees for non-tipped duties.

Creating a Right to Disconnect

Creating a Right to Disconnect

Scholar recommends regulatory protections that would limit electronic correspondence after the workday.

Labor Department Sides with the Gig Economy

Labor Department Sides with the Gig Economy

Opinion letter finds a gig economy company’s workers are independent contractors.

The Search for Sound Vocational Evidence in Disability Adjudication

The Search for Sound Vocational Evidence in Disability Adjudication

Expert calls for an overhaul of the existing evidentiary framework for Social Security disability cases.

Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

Gig economy companies control workers in new ways but present no new regulatory issues.