All Star Priority Staffing, LLC, has agreed to pay $30,000 and provide other relief to settle allegations that the Phoenix-based staffing agency violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by making unlawful medical inquiries prior to making a job offer. All Star’s pre-offer application process included a medical questionnaire asking about, among other things, the applicant’s use of medications, history of illnesses, and whether the applicant has or had any current or previous injuries to various parts of the body.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has reported that real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.2 percent from October to November. This result stems from a 0.2- percent increase in average hourly earnings being more than offset by a 0.4-percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U).
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) has (1) returned to the pre–2015 standard that governed joint-employer liability, (2) overruled a case which articulated the Board’s previous standard governing whether facially neutral workplace rules, policies and employee handbook provisions unlawfully interfere with the exercise of rights protected by the National Labor Relations Act, and (3) concluded that Boeing lawfully maintained a no-camera rule that prohibited employees from using camera-enabled devices to capture images or video without a valid business need and an approved camera permit.
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