After many Minnesota cities passed ordinances mandating face coverings in indoor public spaces, Governor Tim Walz has issued Emergency Executive Order 20-81 to mandate face coverings in certain settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Archives for July 27, 2020
Catherine Cano discusses the practical implications of the Department of Labor’s new forms regarding employer and healthcare provider obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act in “What’s new in the DOL’s updated FMLA forms?” published by BenefitsPRO.com.
As employers are adapting to rebuilding the workplace during a pandemic, California recently introduced a bill that will require employers to provide “specified notifications” to its employees and relevant governmental entities of any employee exposure to COVID-19 “that the employer knew of or should have reasonably have known of.”
Executive Summary: On July 22, 2020, in a response to an increase in reported coronavirus cases in the area, the District of Columbia expanded mask requirements in a Mayoral Order that takes immediate effect.
The proposal on the eve of Republicans’ unveiling of a larger aid bill amounts to a concession that the two parties are unlikely to reach a deal before benefits expire.
Working from home creates economic winners and losers. It can benefit highly skilled employees but depress others’ wages and make it hard to organize.
Polish prosecutors have sued Ikea of Sweden AB after its local unit fired a man over his actions during a gay-pride corporate event, saying the furniture retailer infringed on the employee’s religious rights.
Giving advice is often counterproductive, say experts, even when someone asks you for it. Here are some pointers on how to get it right.
As businesses plan to return to the office, CIOs need to develop a contact tracing strategy for a safe working environment.
There are now dozens of award-winning podcasts covering topics related to diversity, race, and the workplace.
For the past few months, Alicia Wertz has barely seen her husband.
Will the House let the Senate negotiate away hazard pay for essential workers?
Most office workers continue to work from home even though the city permitted their return in June
More chief executives called Peter than female CEOs in top firms
Older men and women can sue their employers for discrimination based on a combination of their sex and age, the Tenth Circuit said in a recent decision showing the broad reach of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on LGBT worker rights.