A workplace where employees believe they can speak up candidly with ideas, questions, and concerns, and even make mistakes without fear of reprisal or adverse repercussions, contributes to inclusivity and can improve performance. In such a work environment, employees feel comfortable asking questions, admitting what they do not know, or expressing their work-relevant thoughts and feelings. This construct is called psychological safety.
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FordHarrison LLP is pleased to announce that 57 lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 Best Lawyers in America and Ones to Watch. The list includes attorneys from 19 offices nationwide, recognized in several specialties, including: Arbitration; Commercial Litigation; Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment; and Mediation. Some attorneys are named in multiple categories.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed some aspects of how the 2020 Presidential election is conducted, employers are facing many of the same questions they have faced in the past, such as whether they are required to give employees time off to vote, and if so, whether that time off must be paid?
Researchers found a correlation between photos of loved ones and ethical behavior.
Losing talent is your number one risk.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a final rule that amends its procedural regulations to explicitly provide for digital transmissions of documents and to update no cause determination procedures. This final rule was posted by the Federal Register for public inspection today and will be published in the Federal Register on October 15, 2020.
The five women say they are paid tens of thousands of dollars less than men with similar qualifications. The university says it is “committed to pay equity.”
Employers have pledged to give workers more leeway to handle caregiving in the Covid pandemic. Here’s how to ask.
The ruling related to one employee’s case specifically, and not to the n-word generally.
Michigan state Sen. Sylvia Santana’s husband sent her to work with a bulletproof vest on April 30, in advance of a protest at the Capitol.
More flexible working arrangements mean employers should take a new look at their commuter and parking benefits.
The biggest U.S. retail trade group will offer the Covid-19 Customer Conflict Prevention credential to help de-escalate disputes.
(October 14, 2020) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has announced a number of leadership changes throughout its various practice and industry groups.
“We congratulate this talented and diverse group of co-chairs,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, Littler co-managing directors, in a
Beginning November 2, 2020, Wisconsin employers will be required to notify workers at separation about the availability of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits pursuant to an emergency rule recently issued by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD).
President Trump released an Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping on September 22, 2020, giving federal employees instructions on diversity training. This controversial move left people confused, with many people claiming that President Trump canceled diversity and inclusion training altogether.
However, it does not ban diversity training. What it does