The SEC’s conflict minerals rule is on the rocks, with the D.C. Circuit Court and two sitting SEC commissioners questioning its viability. Meanwhile, the SEC insists the June 2 reporting deadline stands, creating uncertainty for manufacturers.
Via new technical assistance documents, two federal agencies advise that to avoid violating anti-discrimination laws, employers should treat everyone equally when conducting background checks. When checks are conducted through a company in the business of compiling background information, the employer must comply with procedures required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
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“Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) is the practice through which employees use their personally owned computing devices to connect to their employers’ computer networks. Companies that allow BYOD should consider adopting an effective policy providing important guidance regarding employee–employer interaction, addressing employer access, security, compliance with company policies, and geographical limitations.