The Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 Tuesday to issue a final rule that would prohibit the enforcement of most noncompete agreements. According to draft text published by FTC, the rule provides that it is a violation of federal antitrust laws for ...

Dive Brief: Texarkana, Texas-based Gregg Orr Auto Collection, Inc., will pay $325,000 to settle U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission allegations that it fired a 65-year-old senior sales executive to avoid paying for his cancer treatments.  According to the complaint, filed ...

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Labor finalized a retirement security rule that updates the definition of an investment advice fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and Internal Revenue Code, according to a Tuesday news release. The updated ...

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday it will publish a final rule raising the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum annual salary threshold for overtime pay eligibility in a two-step process. Starting July 1, the threshold will increase ...

The percentage of high-paying jobs — for $100,000 or more — available as hybrid fell 40% during the first quarter of 2024, as compared with the last quarter of 2023, according to an April report from Ladders. Remote work availability ...

Experts, workers and employers seem to agree agree: Artificial intelligence tools are here and they will disrupt the status quo. But what comes next? The consensus so far seems to be that training will be the next big roadblock — ...

The second phase of layoffs is hitting Nike’s corporate headquarters in Oregon effective June 28, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification filing on Friday. The layoffs are part of the 2% workforce reduction Nike announced in February, which ...

As organizations observe Earth Day, climate change and its effects pose a serious threat to workers globally, according to a report published Monday by the International Labour Organization. Extreme heat is one of the chief climate change hazards identified by ...

Dive Brief: The Federal Trade Commission is scheduled to vote April 23 on its proposal from last year to impose a nationwide ban on the use of noncompetes and other types of agreements that keep employees from leaving to work ...

A federal district court ruled April 15 that an Arkansas city may have unlawfully discriminated against a former female paramedic when the fire chief changed the schedule and required her to work two back-to-back 48-hour shifts (Sirmon v. City of ...