Labor Law: Accommodating disabled Americans in the workplace develops a more inclusive work environment | Business News

The EEOC stated that “employees with disabilities were repeatedly denied reasonable accommodations, including assistive devices, modified work schedules, and reassignment.”

Instead of engaging in the interactive process and discussing and providing accommodations, the EEOC claims the health care company forced employees to quit.

The EEOC also announced another case, this

Asia Minute: Indonesians Protest New Labor Law

Thousands of protestors have turned out this week in city streets across Indonesia. They oppose a new law that went into effect this week affecting many parts of the country’s economy.

The focus of the nationwide protests is the “Job Creation Law” — which took effect on Monday. But employment

Microsoft says the Department of Labor has asked it to prove its goal to double Black leaders within the company doesn’t violate US employment laws against discrimination



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  • Microsoft in June said it plans to double the number of Black and African American leaders within the company by 2025.
  • The company disclosed on Tuesday that it received a letter from the Department of Labor stating that the goal “appears to imply

How Uber and Lyft Are Buying Labor Laws

As usual in presidential years, the election night excitement in true-blue California will come not at the top of the ballot, where Democrats are all but assured victory, but from the state’s exhausting experiment with direct democracy. And nestled amongst this year’s 12 ballot measures on everything from taxes to

7 Labor Laws You Need to Know

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  • Labor laws are protections and safeguards to help ensure employees are safe and protected in the workplace.
  • Many labor laws and regulations are mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which enforces safe and healthy working conditions.
  • Failure to follow labor laws can result