Managing the American Workforce

Employment Discrimination Cases and Topics in Employment/Labor Markets

Contained in this daily newsletter are the following types of information:

  1. Employment discrimination lawsuits based on race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability or pregnancy.  These cases may provide some lessons for Japanese firms operating in the United States which hire a large number of American employees.

  2. Topical issues on how to treat American employees, such as industry trends in pay and benefits, turnover rates, average tenure, and employee preferences.

  3. Legislative and regulatory movements in Congress that affect Human Resources management.

  • Bills

  • Committee Hearings

  • Committee Reports

  • Deliberations on the floor

  1. Decisions and activities of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Department of Labor, and U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO).

  2. Documents

  • Agency administrative decisions and reports

  • Think-tank study reports

  • Relevant statistics on labor market conditions, average pay and work week, coverage for health insurance, etc.