The First Amendment Religion Clauses exempt religious employers from suit by school teachers for alleged employment discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court has held.
Archives for July 13, 2020
As cases of COVID-19 continue to spike across the country and many jurisdictions have begun to require the use of face coverings in public, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has unveiled and updated its Frequently Asked Questions discussing masks in the workplace.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has restored a unionized employer’s right to unilaterally discipline or discharge an employee prior to executing a first collective bargaining agreement.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Pub. L. No. 116-127, requires employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide paid leave under certain COVID-19-related circumstances via the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (up to $511 per day or $5,110 in the aggregate per employee) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (up to $200 a day or $10,000 in the aggregate).
Stress in the workplace probably isn’t a surprise
According to the study’s findings, 75 percent of companies surveyed indicated that giving back to the community was the most important reason to offer a workplace giving program
Employers should immediately tell workers who have been exposed to the coronavirus while protecting the privacy of the affected employee
The Department of Labor’s proposal to seemingly curb the rise of ESG investing in ERISA-covered retirement plans is shortsighted and possibly harmful to plan sponsors and their participants.
David Rodriguez fled political violence in Venezuela at the age of 14, eventually becoming a “dreamer” allowed to stay and work in the U.S. He’s now at the center of a legal dispute with Procter & Gamble Co. that could test the boundaries of immigration-status discrimination in hiring.
Under the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) new “Stay Healthy. Stay Secure.” Campaign, screening procedures are being changed to allow for more social distancing and to limit physical contact while still maintaining needed security procedures during the summer travel season.
In mid-April, due to COVID-19, TSA recorded its lowest travel volume