Healthcare employers who believed they were entirely exempt from the FFCRA’s obligations, including providing certain paid leave, based on the Department of Labor’s March regulations should revisit their position in light of a recent ruling from a New York federal court. Many healthcare providers believed they were entirely exempt from
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Senate Republicans have introduced the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act, a nearly one-trillion-dollar stimulus package comprised of a package of bills that includes the Continuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program Act (HEALS PPP).
Companies in the transportation industry in New Jersey can enforce arbitration agreements with employees and independent contractors under the New Jersey Arbitration Act (NJAA), the New Jersey Supreme Court has held. Arafa v. Health Express Corp., No. 083174 (July 14, 2020); Colon v. Strategic Delivery Solutions, LLC, No. 083154 (July 14, 2020).
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed a bill that requires the police to undergo “implicit bias training” effective immediately.
Gillian Egan discusses the implications of OSHA’s 24-hour reporting requirement for employers after the recent removal of COVID-19 FAQ’s from its website in “OSHA Removes Covid-19 Guidance from Website for More ‘Polish,'” published by Bloomberg Law.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce the promotion of five attorneys.
Covid-19 has spawned a wave of software aimed at collecting and analyzing data on the health and interactions of workers
As universities plan to reopen, they continue to overlook the concerns of campus staff.
The retail industry sees a 60.5 percent turnover rate, but it doesn’t need to stay that high.
Dear Carolyn: For the past year I’ve been engaged to a wonderful woman who I’ve known for over three years.
Americans want an economy that provides diverse opportunities.
According to MarketWatch, “Age discrimination in the jobs market, which is supposedly illegal, goes up in recessions.
Temporary EEOC pilot programs focused on resolving discrimination allegations through mediation and conciliation have split workers’ rights advocates and management-side attorneys as questions linger about how the pilots will work.
Even when the pandemic ends, many employees will continue to work from home. Here’s how managers can make sure those workers stay productive—without burning out.
An African American female had been to the hospital three times in a week for severe abdominal pain. Yelling for pain medication, she returned with the same complaint.