Some anticipate that President-elect Joseph Biden will revoke the Trump administration’s Executive Order (EO) 13950 that restricts the content of certain diversity-related workplace trainings. On December 22, 2020, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction in the case of Santa Cruz
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In mid-November, as cases continued to rise, the California Department of Public Health issued a “travel advisory” which recommended quarantining for those who returned to the state from other states or countries. The advisory distinguished between “non-essential travel” such as tourism and “essential travel” such as for work, study, economic
To move toward a fairer world, we need to dismantle the fallacy.
In 2020, change was forced upon us with incredibly little warning as the very way we worked was disrupted by Covid-19. Companies had to adapt overnight to keep things running smoothly.
Sweeping new laws ramping up in 2021 will force California businesses to offer employees more help to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures on disclosure of workplace infections, on healthcare and wage replacement, and on job-protected leave to care for sick family members.
From intimidation over text to showing up for a Zoom meeting sans pants, there are certainly plenty of suggestions that harassment has taken new forms in the virtual workplace.
While it seems inconceivable that organizations still employ people who engage in sexual harassment, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission settled lawsuits that expose the grim reality that many businesses haven’t gotten the memo that sexual harassment must be prevented and not tolerated in the workplace.
In America, any job applicant and everyone lucky enough to be employed is protected from discrimination in hiring and on the job through federal statute by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Roma Torre, a signature presence at the New York City cable news channel, is among the group of women who are departing.
Workplace activism is here to stay. You might as well embrace it.
Stephanie Sarantopoulos and Emily McNee describe how the Mansfield Rule strives for promotion of women and minorities.
Minnesota Women Lawyers
Eli Freedberg shares his view of New York City’s fair workweek law.
Jim Paretti explains non-required FFCRA leave come the new year.
On December 14, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted a motion for partial summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs to invalidate recent regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), which dramatically increased the prevailing wage methodology that is commonly used for various types
On October 8, 2020, the Departments of Labor and Homeland Security issued interim final rules changing the regulations governing the H-1B visa program. These rules sought to restrict access to H-1B visas by redefining the statutory language of the Immigration and Nationality