2024

Update Regarding the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Margaret Gentzen, Attorney Haley Spiewak, Law Clerk On June 18th, 2024, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) final rule will take effect. Under the PWFA, employers with 15 or more employees are required to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation would cause […]

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New EEOC Final Rule on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Margaret Gentzen, Attorney Haley Spiewak, Law Clerk The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has just issued a final rule to implement new regulations for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). The final rule will take effect 60 days after its publication, approximately June 18, 2024. After considering over 100,000 public comments, the agency aims

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Important Possible Update for Overtime Exempt Employees

Margaret Gentzen, Attorney Haley Spiewak, Law Clerk Beginning as early as June 2024, employers can now expect a new Department of Labor (DOL) standard to take effect for overtime-exempt workers. The proposed overtime rule would increase the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees across all U.S. states and territories. Currently, most salaried workers who are

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