On June 16, 2020, several employees at a McDonald’s franchise in Oakland, California filed a lawsuit against their employer, in a matter entitled Hernandez v. VES McDonald’s (No. RG20064825, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda). The lawsuit consists of five plaintiffs, three of whom are employees who allege that
Archives for July 5, 2020
On July 2, 2020, the City of Chicago issued Public Health Order 2020-10, which requires persons entering the City of Chicago from certain states to self-quarantine for a period of 14 days. Additional details are included in a set of […]
Significant new requirements for physician noncompete agreements in Indiana took effect on July 1, 2020, including mandatory language allowing a physician to purchase “a complete and final release” from a noncompete agreement “at a reasonable price.” The law also includes several provisions related to notices that employers must provide to
A Black Facebook employee is accusing his employer of racial discrimination.
The CARES Act provided temporary unemployment insurance. What happens next?
Portraits of those who are making it work.
Questions about the rights and responsibilities of businesses and employees during the coronavirus pandemic flooded Channel 5 News in the past few months.
As the author says, this moment has reminded us of one of the most important components of work: simply feeling safe and looked out for.
Once again the era of virtual and augmented reality might be upon us.
Do you feel unsafe in your workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic?
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb appears to want NLRB Regional Directors to give more consideration to holding manual, rather than mail, ballot elections than they have during the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to Employment Law360, during a National Employment Law Council webinar, Robb announced he will post