The board of Macy’s Inc. handed $9 million in equity awards to six top executives just two weeks after the department store chain said it would cut thousands of jobs in its corporate office.
Archives for July 16, 2020
Among them: Religion got a place at the public table long reserved for secular society.
Brock Services, LLC, has agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.
Three traps to avoid.
Speaking truth to power takes courage — especially for Black employees.
The killing of George Floyd and the ensuing protests against police brutality have forced companies to take accountability for everything from lack of diversity in leadership to insufficient inclusion practices and policies.
In April, New York City was a disaster. Refrigerated trucks waited for bodies outside overcrowded hospitals. Sirens echoed across unusually quiet nights. Residents locked themselves inside for weeks, afraid of the virus and each other.
Working from home piled on the stress.
Last month, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issued a Joint Travel Advisory requiring all persons who enter the Tristate Area from states with significant COVID-19 transmission rates to quarantine for 14 days.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently developed a COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document to provide a central location for commonly asked questions concerning steps employers can take to keep workers safe as they return to work.
With all the new laws, policy changes and recommendations lately, I feel like our handbook needs to be updated every three days. How do we successfully communicate these changes to employees? Given the high volume, it feels like more people are going to ignore them.
To read my answer,
On June 25, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued Inspection Procedures for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards. The new procedures, 124 pages in length, went into effect immediately.
All of the recent changes to the required minimum distribution (RMD) rules of Section 401(a)(9) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, except for provisions related to the handling of tax-free rollovers, may be applied to Puerto Rico participants in dual-qualified plans (i.e., U.S.-qualified retirement plans that cover both U.S. and
Employers wondering whether Virginia is the new California just got their answer: California has some catching up to do.
In a split vote, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board (which includes author Courtney Malveaux) passed a first-in-the-nation standard to address COVID-19 in workplaces. Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH),
Yesterday, tech reporter David Shepardson got a copy of the WARN letter that American Airlines sent to almost 25,000 employees.