Both companies conducted voluntary audits around compliance with the new mandate
Archives for September 24, 2020
It’s a tricky situation that many of us have to deal with at some point in our careers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to our working lives in the short term, and is likely to change the way that we work in the long term.
The “Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping” (EO) covers government contractors and certain grant recipients and seeks to severely limit and curtail the diversity and inclusion, sexual harassment, and related equal employment opportunity (EEO) training contractors and recipients are allowed to provide their employees.
Almost six months after the US Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), those regulations have been revised (effective September 16, 2020) in response to a federal district court decision invalidating a handful of provisions interpreting the FFCRA.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued guidance on its response plan on May 19, 2020, reinforcing its prioritization of COVID-19 cases, specifically targeting hospitals and other healthcare providers.
As part of his worker protection package, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed on September 17, 2020, Assembly Bill 685 (AB 685), which authorizes the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal OSHA” or “division”) to prohibit operations and processes, and prevent entry into workplaces that it has determined present a risk of infection of COVID-19 so as to constitute an imminent hazard to employees.
Want to create a more civil and less cut-throat workplace? Cultivate gratitude.
Nationwide protests have cast a spotlight on racism and inequality in the United States. Now a major bank has put a price tag on how much the economy has lost as a result of discrimination against African Americans: $16 trillion.
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson has been the driver of several new laws aimed at eliminating gender-based barriers.
Burnham Brown was able to terminate excess space that had multiple years of remaining term, achieve an attractive concession package and a tenant improvement allowance in its lease at 1901 Harrison in Uptown Oakland.
What will the post-Covid workplace look like? Steelcase is one of the largest manufacturers of office furniture — desks, chairs, storage products and office pods — and they have a lot of ideas.
Working from home has become the new normal for many of us due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Trump administration cabinet member’s Opening America Again Tour stop at a Triad manufacturing plant was focused primarily on its apprenticeship program.