For at least the eighth time in the past nine months, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Governor has signed an Executive Order that limits the number of individuals permitted to attend indoor or outdoor gatherings. Executive Order 196 (EO) also places limitations on athletic competitions at all levels (e.g., youth through professional) at both indoor and outdoor events.
Archives for November 23, 2020
A global pandemic has not stopped multiemployer plans from conducting employer payroll audits.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has announced new restrictions on social activities, in-person dining, sports, and fitness establishments for four weeks beginning November 21, 2020.
After the Michigan Supreme Court invalidated Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s post-April 30, 2020, Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, a patchwork of laws and agency orders have stepped in to cover the gaps.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) is an independent regulatory body, overseeing securities firms and their brokers and other registered personnel.
Joy Chin and Christopher Patrick co-author “California Issues Guidance on New Pay Data Reporting Rules,” published by SHRM.
Maurice Jenkins is spotlighted as one of the top labor and employment lawyers in the Detroit area in “Top Lawyers 2021,” published by DBusiness Magazine.
Chief Innovation Officer Patrick DiDomenico discusses how Jackson Lewis’ COVID-19 Employment LitWatch tool helps employers monitor nationwide litigation trends by state, industry and new COVID-19 cases in “Firm offers online tool for tracking virus employment suits,” published by Business Insurance.
When an employee’s student loan becomes the employer’s problem
Over the past 10 years, there have been several significant changes related to how federal courts handle alleged religious discrimination. Catching up to those changes, this week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued draft guidance covering important issues such as the balance of religious expression and LGBT anti-bias protections.
It’s about dignity, fairness, and restoration — not blame.
When the confirmed cases of COVID-19 begin to fall with the advent of vaccines – the Trump Administration’s Operation Warp Speed Chief Advisor Dr Moncef Slaoui told CNN on Sunday that the first doses would be delivered to Americans on 11 December – the issue of returning to work will become a hot topic. Microsoft is thinking ahead.
Instead of offering one or more options, some companies are turning health insurance shopping over to employees.
As the number of Covid-19 cases continues to spike throughout the US, managing the effect of the virus in the workplace continues to be a challenge for employers, especially those with workers in multiple states as each state has their own guidelines.