As featured in #WorkforceWednesday:  This week, we update you on national trends relating to pay data collection, non-compete restrictions, and joint-employment rules.

Study Finds EEOC’s Pay Data Collection a “Useful Tool”

A study of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) controversial 2020 pay data collection has found that the data is a “useful tool” to fight pay discrimination in the workplace. According to the EEOC, which funded the study, the results show that the pay data collection enables the agency to take a “more data-driven approach” to discrimination charges.

Non-Compete Restrictions in Colorado Take Effect

Non-compete agreements executed in Colorado beginning today, August 10, must follow strict new guidelines, or employers may face heavy penalties. Colorado is among a growing number of states and jurisdictions limiting non-compete agreements.

D.C. Circuit Vacates Browning-Ferris

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has refused to enforce the Browning-Ferris standard, returning the case to the National Labor Relations Board. It is anticipated that the Biden-appointed majority will once again use the Browning-Ferris case to advance a joint-employer standard based on “indirect control.”

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