In a split vote, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board passed a first-in-the-nation standard to address COVID-19 in workplaces.
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After facing a number of lawsuits filed by some U.S. universities and states, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has agreed to rescind the policy change announced July 6, 2020 that rolled back some of the temporary COVID-19 pandemic exemptions for international students in F-1 and M-1 status.
Several retailers have ended the pay raises and bonuses they gave to employees as an appreciation for their courage and commitment in showing up to work during the pandemic.
How the pandemic is disproportionately disrupting mothers’ careers.
Jeff Miller of Cornerstone says sustained change requires continuous learning and reflection. Without it, he argues, we lose touch with what we’ve learned and why it’s important.
Companies could face steep fines if they do not follow new state rules meant to prevent the spread of the virus
In the last column, I illustrated how differences in mindset have made the difference between surviving and thriving during the recent months of work-from-home.
The initiative — complete with a virtual roundtable featuring Apple CEO Tim Cook — was swiftly derided as “tone-deaf” on social media.
The U.S. labor market is “showing strength one day and weakness the next,” said former Congressman Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), who currently serves as Director of the Cornell Institute of Politics and Global Affairs.
The debate that may ultimately matter is costs versus control.
Phillips 66, Crédit Agricole have pushed ahead with reopening plans for workplaces in Texas, New York as Covid-19 cases climb nationwide
Sacramento has passed the Sacramento Worker Protection, Health and Safety Act (Ordinance No. 2020-00260) which is effective as of July 15, 2020.
The ordinance requires all employers operating in the City of Sacramento to comply with certain specified safety practices and protocols, many of which are recommended by the California
“What if neither party to an arbitration agreement places initials next to a jury waiver contained in the agreement, even though the drafter included lines for their initials?” asked the California Court of Appeal in Martinez v. BaronHR, Inc.,Cal. App. LEXIS 631 (2020).
The employee in Martinez was given several