A conversation with UCL associate professor Colin Fisher about the right and wrong ways to help.
Archives for December 2020
An analysis of 360-degree assessments done during the pandemic.
How the Sudden Covid-19 Work-From-Home Mandates Have Adversely Effected Detroiters Working from Home
The office changed forever in 2020. What workplace experts say we should expect next year.
Employers everywhere are bracing for an onslaught of the next round of COVID-related issues.
The Labor Department ruled Delta Air Lines discriminated against a pilot after they questioned her psychiatric health amid her raising safety concerns.
Food-delivery platforms in Europe are offering couriers extra benefits in the hope of averting costly legislation on employment rights
One of the Tyson Foods managers fired for betting on how many workers would contract COVID-19 at their Iowa pork plant says the office pool was spontaneous and intended to boost morale
Review your experiences and research prospective employers to weed out bad bosses
Under certain conditions, a purported subcontractor of a general contractor (or higher tier subcontractor) may be found to be a “labor broker” — a supplier of workers — rather than a true subcontractor.
While general or prime contractors have always faced the risk of liability for the actions or inactions of their subcontractors, an increase risk of state statutory liability for certain actions and inactions of subcontractors may be on the horizon.
Whether an employer’s unilateral change to employee procedures violates the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) is determined by whether the change “falls within the compass or scope of contract language that grants the employer the right to act unilaterally,” the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has emphasized in a recent case.
President-Elect Joseph Biden has not named a nominee for Secretary of Labor yet, much less an Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health who would lead the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). But individuals with a background in organized labor may be forerunners. He has promised to be “the most pro-union president you have ever seen” and that “unions are going to have increased power” in his administration.
The Internet is ablaze with news of the recently passed Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (Supplemental Act), which is part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. Read on for how the Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) changes in light of the Supplemental Act, as well as details about additional funding that is now available.
Recognizing that remote work is here to stay for many employers, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance on how employers can use virtual means to distribute and maintain the various posters required by federal employment laws.