Philadelphia workers who are not covered by federal sick leave laws, such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), are entitled to paid sick leave benefits under the new public health emergency leave bill (amending Chapter 9-4100 of the Philadelphia Code) signed by Mayor Jim Kenney. The new leave requirements remain in effect until December 31, 2020, unless renewed.
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As federal and state safety and health guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic call for extensive use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace, employers should give their policies on “donning and doffing” a fresh look.
Gillian Egan and Cressinda Schlag discuss changes to OSHA’s reporting requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic in “OSHA, States Refine COVID-19 Reporting Requirements,” published by EHS Today.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principal James F. Botana has been named Latino Lawyer of the Year by the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI). As an advocate for increased representation for Hispanic attorneys in the legal industry, Mr. Botana will carry out HLAI’s mission to promote high standards of competence, professionalism and integrity with and among Hispanic attorneys and the Hispanic communities within the State of Illinois.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the launch of its podcast We get work™, featuring discussions, insights and practical guidance from Jackson Lewis thought leaders as they help employers identify and interpret the front page news and issues dominating the workplace.
Lindsay Swiger, Megan Coughlin, Jennifer Richardson, Benjamin Sharkey, Richard Margulies and Brian Hayden are spotlighted for their contributions to Jackson Lewis’ first-ever virtual 5k in “The Jackson Lewis’ Jacksonville office team ‘The Young and the Breathless’ donated funds to the No Kid Hungry national nonprofit,” published by the Jax Daily Record.
Businesses often consider how to reward and retain top talent and incentivize productivity without offering equity, an ownership interest in the business. An executive deferred compensation plan allows an employer to supplement an executive’s base salary over a longer horizon—either after retirement or over a period of years. We have outlined three different options below, all of which are intended to reward executives based on productivity and results and to retain those executives by structuring a payout over time.
Find out the benefits of a mental health day off from work, when and how to request one and how to make the most of it.
Working from home because of the pandemic is changing norms within households.
Ask these questions at your next interview.
As an appeals court judge, Judge Barrett has issued opinions that have reflected those of her mentor, Justice Antonin Scalia, but with few of his occasional liberal rulings.
Gisele Barreto Fetterman, the wife of Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, said a woman taunted her at a grocery store. Ms. Fetterman shared video of the confrontation on Twitter.
Like most social media platforms, LinkedIn has misogyny problem among some of its users. Here’s what women are doing to hold the professional networking site accountable.
A lawsuit filed in California alleges a new type of workplace discrimination based on caste. Indians in Silicon Valley say this ancient social hierarchy has followed them to the U.S..
Despite government advice to work from home and a surge in coronavirus cases, managers are telling employees that they must return to work