On Monday, August 10, 2020, lenders may begin submitting their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness decisions to the Small Business Administration (SBA). In its July 23 Procedural Notice, the SBA laid out instructions for lender submission of PPP loan forgiveness decisions to the SBA and SBA loan forgiveness reviews.
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In an unprecedented move and without taking into consideration the mass opposition from the private sector, on August 7, 2020, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law House Bill 306 to prohibit workplace bullying. This law goes into effect immediately.
Joy Napier-Joyce discusses the widespread retirement plan rollbacks across industries during the COVID-19 pandemic in “Opinion: New blow to workers: Some companies are cutting 401(k) contributions,” published by Market Watch.
Leonora Schloss discusses best practices for managing employees who must balance professional and childcare obligations due to school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic in “California Workers Seek Flexibility as Schools Continue Online This Fall,” published by SHRM.
Laura Mitchell discusses the value of conducting pay equity audits and other preventive measures in preparation for new legislation mandating equal pay in “‘Not Too Late’ to Prepare for Colorado’s Equal Pay Law,” published by Law Week Colorado.
The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union is stepping in where the government has failed, running its own coronavirus contact-tracing program for 1.3 million members.
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Gen Z is “highly educated, digitally native and change minded,” and they’re set to represent more than 1 billion of the global workforce by 2030.
Ousted McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook lied to the board about the extent of his relationships with employees, the company alleged in a new lawsuit. He misled investigators about engaging in physical sexual relationships with three employees in the year before his ouster, according to the documents.
Gig workers want both flexibility and benefits — we support laws that could make that possible.
Surveilling software is flourishing during the pandemic. And employees are finding creative ways of evading the company gaze