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Archives for August 14, 2020
Jeff Nowak expects a significant impact on the use of intermittent leave.
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Matthew Gallagher explores various laws regarding employee safety at work during the pandemic.
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Terri Solomon and Elizabeth Barrera recommend actions that could keep employees safe.
Employees awaiting the go-ahead from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to sue their employers over allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation will soon hear from the agency on next steps.
There have been rumors floating that USCIS might be selecting more H-1B cap registrations for the FY 2021 cap. Those rumors appear to be true. As of August 14, 2020, registrants have received emails with notifications of further selections. A USCIS spokesperson said, “that full visa petitions for those selected
The first annual report to the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) of employers’ information about adverse judgments or administrative rulings against them in the prior year is due October 31, 2020.
The state-sanctioned use of marijuana continues to progress, with 33 states authorizing it for medical purposes and 11 states extending those protections to recreational use.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Tim Reed was named FordHarrison’s San Francisco Bay Area Office Managing Partner.
It’s not accidental that some companies more than others have higher employee engagement, morale and productivity and lower absenteeism, burnout and turnover.
When Jim Smith (name changed) worked for a public relations, marketing and communications agency in Midtown, he worked for a boss who channeled the fiendish Miranda Priestly from “The Devil Wears Prada.”
Use these hiring tips to build an effective remote team.
More than a dozen companies offer artificial-intelligence programs that promise to identify a person’s race, but researchers and even some vendors worry it will fuel discrimination
Employers in Virginia are now required to provide reasonable accommodation for known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation.
On August 12, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit limited the nationwide injunction on the Department of Homeland Security’s Public Charge Rule to three states: Connecticut, New York, and Vermont.
Since August 14, 2019, exactly one year ago today, when DHS published the final version of