The willingness to risk dissension in the ranks reflects a dawning reality: Many Americans are reluctant to re-enter the workforce, despite high joblessness.
Archives for November 24, 2020
Tegra Medical LLC, a medical device manufacturer based in Franklin, Mass., will pay $240,000 and take additional steps to resolve a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
Icon Burger Acquisition, LLC, an international hamburger restaurant chain operating under the name Smashburger, has agreed to pay $70,000 and implement substantial non-monetary measures to settle a race harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
A conversation with HBS’s Joseph Fuller and BCG’s Allison Bailey on leveraging digital talent platforms.
Accelerated by the new normal surrounding remote work, businesses must find a comprehensive platform that enables collaboration from anywhere.
One in 4 women are contemplating downshifting their career or leaving the workforce, according to this year’s McKinsey and LeanIn.org annual Women in the Workplace study.
A Pennsylvania Appeals Court affirmed an order granting unemployment benefits to a medical marijuana user who was terminated by his employer for a positive drug test. The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Auth. v. Unemployment Comp. Bd. of Review, Case No. 228 C.D. 2020 (Commw. Ct. Pa. Nov. 18, 2020).
Workplace exposures continue to be a major driver of the coronavirus pandemic, something that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) should be on top of. But a reinterpretation of a reporting rule is making that all but impossible.
The pandemic has been brutal for the nation’s food and hotel workers, thousands of whom have lost their jobs.
Question: In a moment of frustration, I wrote an email to my colleague venting about my manager.
Question: My husband and I enjoy discussing your column over a cold beer in the evening (which I think you would approve of).
Jen Robinson urges employers to start a dialogue and take action.
Nashville Business Journal
On November 19, 2020, California’s Department of Industrial Relations Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (“Board”) adopted a general safety order that, in effect, creates an emergency temporary standard specific to potential workplace coronavirus (“COVID-19”) exposures (“COVID-19 Prevention Rule” or “Rule”). While not the first state to adopt an emergency
As we discussed in a previous post, employers have already been planning for the arrival of a vaccine—and for good reason given the array of issues to consider when implementing vaccination-related policies. Although mandatory vaccination policies are legal (possibly subject to two limited categories of exemptions and variations in state
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an order this week that Washington State’s meal and rest break rules are preempted as applied to property-carrying commercial motor vehicle drivers subject to its hours of service rules.