Salary History Inquiries Under the Equal Pay Act

By:  Melanie M. Dunajeski The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (“EPA”) requires men and women be given equal pay for equal work—or rather substantially equal work in the same establishment. More than fifty years on, women’s pay hovers around 80 cents for each dollar… Read More >

NLRB General Counsel Memo Gives Employers Guidance on Work Rules

By: Melanie M. Dunajeski The pendulum swings.  Employers no doubt recall the angst created by the NLRB in recent years with respect to employment policies and work rules—starting back with the 2004 Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia decision that resulted in many common-sense employer work rules… Read More >

Employers – Get your I-9 House in Order

By: Melanie Dunajeski Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently announced that they are increasing Form I-9 audits—and the evidence suggests that is already under way, with employers facing a four-fold increase in the likelihood that their I-9 records will be audited.  Sure, the audits are… Read More >