As most manufacturers know, employers employing 100 or more employees and federal contractors employing 50 or more employees meeting certain criteria are required to file component 1 data reports annually on the EEO-1 report with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The law requires covered employers to report on the racial/ethnic and gender composition

This week’s post was co-authored by Robinson+Cole Labor and Employment Group lawyer Jessica C. Pinto

Illinois has rung in the new year by mandating some of the most progressive employee leave requirements in the nation. Effective January 1, 2024, Illinois’s Paid Leave for All Workers Act will require nearly all Illinois employers to provide employees

This week’s post was co-authored by Robinson+Cole Labor and Employment Group lawyer Madison C. Picard.

As we look ahead to 2024, there are a number of new issues and trends that appear on the local, state, and federal horizon with regard to labor and employment laws that may impact manufacturers. The following are a

This week’s post was co-authored by Robinson+Cole Labor and Employment Group lawyer Madison C. Picard

The end of the year is a great time for manufacturers to express gratitude for employees and their hard work during the year through holiday parties and events. While these gatherings can increase morale, camaraderie, and good-will in the workplace

This week we are pleased to have a guest post by Robinson+Cole Immigration Group lawyers Jennifer L. Shanley and Nina B. Pelc-Faszcza.

Starting November 1, 2023, all employers must use the revised Form I–9, Employment Eligibility Verification (edition date 08/01/23), when completing the employment eligibility verification process for employees. Employers may be subject to

This week’s post was co-authored by Robinson+Cole Labor and Employment Group lawyer Madison C. Picard.

As we approach election season, conversations about politics are quickly picking up across the country and in the workplace. Employers may be wondering how they can manage communications in the workplace.

A common misconception among employers this time of

Below is an excerpt of an article co-authored with Environmental, Energy + Telecommunications Group lawyer Jon Schaeferpublished by EHS Today on August 31, 2023.

Across the country, manufacturers are learning they need to ensure employees working both inside and out are adequately protected from heat-related risks. Earlier in the summer, OSHA issued the