There is a growing trend across the country for employers to remove job-application questions about criminal-record history. Ban the Box notwithstanding, other common job application no-no’s continue to trip up certain employers.
On December 1, 2016, the new Department of Labor overtime rules will take effect. Yesterday, Senate labor committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) announced (here) new legislation under the Congressional Review Act to to stop the overtime rules dead in their tracks.
Keep preparing for the new overtime rules.
Like when referring to the plaintiff (57) and his two co-workers (61 and 67), a boss allegedly remarks, “It’s time you got rid of those old son of a bitches.”
Age discrimination, maybe?