Big Brother can’t ask for access to your “personal” social media accounts in the public hiring and employment setting except in certain narrow circumstances if Governor Jerry Brown signs a new social media privacy bill recently passed by the California legislature.
Cargill agrees to pay more than $2.2M to settle charges of
hiring discrimination brought by US Labor Department
WASHINGTON — Cargill Meat Solutions, headquartered in Wichita, Kan., has agreed to settle charges of hiring discrimination based on race and sex with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Under the agreement, Cargill will pay $2,236,218 in back wages and interest to 2,959 applicants who were rejected for production jobs at facilities in Springdale, Ark.; Fort Morgan, Colo.; and Beardstown, Ill., between 2005 and 2009.
Economist Statement on the Federal Minimum Wage
Dear Mr. President, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid, Congressman Cantor, Senator McConnell, and Congresswoman Pelosi:
July will mark five years since the federal minimum wage was last raised.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the OFCCP's disability status form, that all federal contractors, including healthcare providers will be required to use. These Revised regulations will require all Federal Contractors to solicit information from both applicants and employees through allowing themselve to voluntarily identify as being disabled by using the form in it's full entirity.