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Fiscal Year 2017 EEOC Statistics are Here (and So Is Retaliation!)

This post was written by Barbara E. Hoey and Alyssa Smilowitz and originally posted on Kelley Drye’s Labor Days Blog. Last week the EEOC released its annual report breaking down charges received during the fiscal year. In fiscal year 2017, the agency received 84,254 charges and took in $398 million between voluntary resolutions and litigation. … Continue Reading

New Sexual Harassment Requirements for Illinois Lobbyists

This post was written by Matthew C. Luzadder and Jeffrey Hunter and originally posted on Kelley Drye’s Labor Days Blog. Take action now to meet the new policy, training, and certification requirements. Beginning January 1, 2018, Illinois lobbyists and their employers must comply with new sexual harassment compliance rules. Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law … Continue Reading

Private Industry Workplace Injury and Illness Rates Continue to Decline, BLS Report Says

It may come as no surprise, but employees working in private industry are less likely to suffer an injury or illness than those in state and local government. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) recently released Injuries, Illness, and Fatalities data reports that the private industry injury and illness rate declined from 3.2 recordable cases … Continue Reading

Thank You Veterans!

The team at NSFW is honored to work alongside a number of distinguished veterans, and we are proud of the veterans in our families as well (Thanks Pop!). In honor of Veterans Day, the veterans in our lives, and all the men and women who served, NSFW recommends veterans and employers visit Giving a … Continue Reading