DOL Reminds: Prioritize Summer Youth Hires’ Safety Plus EEOC & DOJ Issue AI and ADA Discrimination Guidance

DOL Reminds: Prioritize Summer Youth Hires Safety and EEOC & DOJ Issue AI and ADA Discrimination Guidance

DOL Reminds Employers to Prioritize Safety for Summer Youth Hires

The DOL’s Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) prohibits employers from allowing youth-aged employees—workers who are under 18 years old—to perform certain tasks and work more than a specified number of hours. However, child labor laws can vary based on the industry and state. Failing to comply with the FLSA can result in significant consequences for employers.

EEOC and DOJ Issue Guidance on Artificial Intelligence and ADA Disability Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) each recently issued new technical assistance documents about how employers’ use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other software tools to make employment decisions may result in unlawful disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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