Holiday Horror Series: Part 2- Hectic Holiday Rollovers
By Irina Rospotnyuk
With the holidays upon us, we all can relate to how easy it is to mistakenly overlook important things amidst the cheery holiday hustle and bustle: leaving the Christmas ham in the oven a few hours too long, forgetting to pick up your in-laws from the airport, or failing to timely rollover your individual retirement account (IRA) within 60 days of distribution.
While it may be difficult to salvage Christmas dinner and the relationship with your in-laws,
White House Calls for Restrictions to Curb Non-Compete Agreements
By Charles L. Post
The White House has issued new information about its policy position on non-competes, including a call to action from President Obama to state and federal lawmakers to curb and limit non-compete agreements. To read the Fact Sheet, please click here.
EEOC Issues Guidance on National Origin Discrimination
By Beth V. West
Perhaps because of the unfortunate social tensions arising after the U.S. Presidential election which include some inappropriate threats against immigrants and people of color, the EEOC issued its Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination last week. The Enforcement Guidance replaces the EEOC Compliance Manual, Volume II, Section 13: National Origin Discrimination (2002).
National origin discrimination is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) which applies to employers with 15 or more employees,