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Archives for September 8, 2020
The Ohio State University (OSU), a public research university, violated federal law by firing a human resources generalist in the College of Education and Human Ecology (CEHE) because of his age, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world of work and forced 42 percent of employees in the United States to work remotely from their homes.
Employers testing workers for Covid-19 won’t run afoul of federal disability law, as long as they’re following current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, the EEOC said.
Research firm IDC expects businesses to invest heavily in mobile devices as the pandemic increases remote working; 60% of the workforce will be mobile within four years.
Ben Penn: Senate Republican leadership has made it known that the chamber will prioritize a floor vote this month for three nominees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, two sources who’ve recently communicated with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office said.
The departure follows news of another Dechert partner retiring in London.
Video job interviews are becoming the norm, especially during COVID-19. But there is some question as to how fairly you are evaluated in this medium.
With specific, limited exceptions set forth in Section 207(e) of its regulations, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that all compensation provided to a non-exempt employee must be included when determining the employee’s “regular rate” for overtime pay purposes.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed a new Executive Order (EO) reopening movie theaters and live entertainment venues, subject to limitations and local regulation. Additionally, the EO permits retail stores and houses of worship to increase capacity from 50% to 75%, subject to local regulation.
Virginia recently enacted its Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19. The standard’s requirement that employers train workers came and went on August 26, 2020. Virginia Occupational Safety and Health expects employers to complete their Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Plans no later than September 25, 2020.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm has been named among the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother for the third consecutive year. Jackson Lewis was honored by the publication for its best practices in the recruitment, retention, promotion and development of women lawyers.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Rachel Ziolkowski Ullrich has been selected to the 2020 “Texas Super Lawyers” list.
On August 31, 2020, the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 2257. If signed by Governor Newsom, AB 2257 would exempt several categories of workers from the stringent requirements of the ABC Test under Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), including but not limited to the following:
Notice 2020-68 from the IRS provides valuable clarification for sponsors of qualified plans, 403(b) plans, and 457(b) governmental plans, as well as IRA holders, related to certain provisions in the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act) and the Bipartisan American Miners Act of 2019.