Manufacturers often require highly skilled, experienced employees and may train employees to develop the necessary skills.
Archives for November 2020
Employees covered by the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance will have a private right of action against employers for violations of the Ordinance beginning January 1, 2021.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that six attorneys in the firm’s Tennessee offices have been selected for inclusion on the 2020 “Mid-South Super Lawyers” list or the 2020 “Mid-South Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers magazine. Attorneys recognized as “Mid-South Super Lawyers” include Louis P. Britt III, Partner, Memphis; Mark E. Stamelos, Partner, Nashville; and Herbert E. Gerson, Partner – Senior Status, Memphis. Frank L. Day, Partner, Memphis and Russell W. Jackson, Partner, Memphis were named 2020 “Mid-South Rising Stars.”
On November 18, 2020, the California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal OSHA”) proposed emergency regulations (Labor Code sections 3205, 3205.1, 3205.2, 3205.3 and 3205.4) to adopt new workplace protocols giving employers with more comprehensive guidelines to adequately and quickly enforce existing and modifying safety rules to COVID-19. The main requirements of the rules are that employers must implement an effective COVID-19 prevention program. Some of the new requirements include, but not are not limited to, an employer’s obligation to provide COVID-19 testing, face covers and personal protective equipment to its employees at no cost to them.
Laura Mitchell discusses the implications of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s final rules regarding job posting requirements under the state’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act in “Labor Department Finalizes Equal Pay Transparency Rules,” Law Week Colorado.
Tyler White discusses lawsuits, OSHA compliance and liability issues facing Florida employers related to the COVID-19 pandemic in “Publix Lawsuit; Riverside History; Melissa’s Holiday Picks; Whats Good Wednesdays,” broadcast by WJCT News.
Paid time off is just a start.
Some of the biggest brands are going remote for good.
Companies have had to figure out remote work on the fly. The key to success? Flexibility.
Older workers hurt only slightly more than prime age
The legal and policy landscape regarding protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity in health care and other areas has shifted markedly in the last decade.
Government Accountability Office says jobless benefits program underpaid some workers amid Covid-19 pandemic
Women have always done more than their fair share of work at home, and the pandemic has made the problem even worse. Here’s how we can start to fix it before it’s too late.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is less likely to test novel workplace discrimination theories through litigation while Republicans maintain a majority at the agency and hold the general counsel’s office through the first years of a Biden administration, current officials and management attorneys said.
The pandemic has taken a devastating toll on millions of U.S. businesses, but now there’s light at the end of tunnel. In the coming weeks, drug makers are poised to distribute highly effective COVID vaccines that could soon end the outbreak.