Puerto Rico may become the first jurisdiction to adopt law against workplace bullying.
Archives for August 5, 2020
Life under the COVID-19 pandemic is sometimes described as the “New Normal.” However, the New Normal keeps changing. Cases and hotspots move around the country. Guidance from federal, state, and local bodies is updated frequently.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Michael D. Thomas has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a Principal. Mr. Thomas joins the firm from Ogletree Deakins, where he focused his practice on employment law, class action and PAGA litigation.
Nexsen Pruet’s employment team has a wealth of experience and is prepared to help your business navigate these unprecedented times. Click the video below to watch attorney William Floyd offer guidance for work place safety during the pandemic.
The DoubleTree Hotel in Jefferson City, Mo. will pay $45,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
Physical demands required for work may have negative consequences for brain health, a new study suggests.
In a recent discussion with the chief diversity officer at a Fortunate 500 company, my conversation partner pointed out that the workplace has become increasingly politicized.
In their Employment Law column, Jeffrey S. Klein and Nicholas J. Pappas offer perspective on issues for employers to consider regarding whether a drug-free workplace policy contravenes any laws permitting marijuana use.
Last month, some employees at L’Oreal’s New York office learned they would go back into the office after months of working from home.
Thousands of foreign workers who entered the U.S. on temporary work visas received $1,200 checks in error during the first round of stimulus payments, and many of them are spending the money in their home nations.
Richard Rankin is among the union’s highest-ranking officials and the former head of its office in Ohio
The United States continues to move forward with the reopening process, despite the increasing number of coronavirus infections and deaths.
“It’s not sex-based,” partner Traci Lovitt said of the eight weeks of leave available to mothers who give birth but not to men. “Just because you’re a woman, you don’t get short-term disability leave. You get disability leave because you had a child.”
On July 24, 2020, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released a final rule to revise and codify into the agency’s regulations the FDIC’s Statement of Policy (SOP) on Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. Section 19 generally prohibits any person from participating in banking who has been
Its been over three years since Judge Alsup’s early rulings demonstrated his concern that Waymo’s former star engineer, Anthony Levandowski, took Waymo’s proprietary information to Uber and, today, August 4, 2020, Judge Alsup sentenced Levandowski to 18-months in