The victory of Proposition 22, the most expensive initiative in the state’s history, could help gig companies remake labor laws throughout the country.
Archives for November 4, 2020
Companies’ Owner Subjected a Female Employee to Sexual Harassment, Then Fired Her for Opposing It, Federal Agency Charged
Women suing Goldman Sachs Group Inc. for gender discrimination are going after any internal documents with words like “babe,” “bimbo” or worse that they say would show bias by executives who administered the bank’s promotion and evaluation policies.
Already a handful of employers has been hit with litigation in connection with employees who became sick and who claim safety precautions were missing from the workplace. But major hurdles face such suits, from causation to the standard of proof under the workers’ compensation law, some lawyers say.
Employers should consider encouraging a culture that allows open discussion regarding safety concerns in the workplace and allows employees to raise such concerns with their managers.
We are heading to a world of work split between the workplace and home – but how do we ensure this hybrid workplace is secure?
Corporate America woke up Wednesday to a workforce that was stressed, bleary-eyed and focused on Election Day results and uncertainty more than the typical to-do list.
On Wednesday morning, the United States woke up to a presidential stalemate.
Faith Booker spent Election Night closely watching the votes come in, not only for the presidential race, but for a Florida ballot initiative that could change her life: increasing the minimum wage.
New Massachusetts Executive Orders going into effect at 12:01 a.m. on November 6, 2020, contain “targeted interventions” designed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. The interventions are aimed mainly at reducing the number of people at public and private gatherings and limiting the times when people can gather.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced new guidelines allowing out-of-state travelers to New York to “test out” of the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine.
In an effort to combat the recent rising COVID-19 numbers in the New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order (EO) No. 192 on October 28, 2020, mandating health and safety protocols for employers with employees, customers, or other visitors on-site. While many of these protocols have been required in
This year has been challenging for a number of reasons, not least of which is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workplace. After months of isolation and remote operations, many employers and employees are eagerly looking forward to opportunities during the approaching holiday season to come together (in
(November 3, 2020) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Abdón Pedrajas, a leading labor and employment law firm in Spain, is joining its global platform. The move into Spain marks the tenth European country Littler has expanded into
Have you heard this before? Complaints that HR doesn’t support employees? Well, it’s not that simple!
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