Workers’ comp can help you collect lost wages and medical benefits in the event of an on-the-job injury or illness.
Archives for January 12, 2021
Waiting for bad news can take a major psychological toll.
Haven’s demise underscores why companies and the federal government need to work together. Here’s where to start.
Federal Contractor Subjected Women to Sexual Harassment and Fired One Who Complained, Federal Agency Charged
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) today forwarded to the Federal Register its final rule updating the agency’s conciliation procedures. The final rule has been cleared by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and sent to the Federal Register for publication.
Unfortunately, political awareness and anxiety are at an all-time high.
The vast majority of U.S. workers are deemed “at will” which means they can be fired at any time, without notice, and for any reason.
A Chinese tech company designed a way to track employees’ health, but sensors were also monitoring when they were away from their desks, setting off a debate about privacy and surveillance.
Early data on why health care workers are delaying the Covid-19 vaccine could help us end the pandemic sooner.
On January 7, President-Elect Joseph Biden named Boston Mayor Marty Walsh his nominee for secretary of Labor. Walsh would be the first labor union member to serve as labor secretary in nearly half a century, according to the Biden-Harris transition team. Before turning to politics, Walsh held a number of labor union leadership positions, heading up both the Laborers’ Union Local 223 and the Boston Metropolitan District Building Trades Council.
A company that provided security for the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn will pay $200,000 to settle charges that a female security guard was sexually harassed there.
Deborah Dugan, the former head of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, previously alleged that Joel Katz, the founder of Greenberg Traurig’s entertainment practice and its Atlanta office, had sexually harassed her.
A national conversation on racism and injustice that received renewed attention last summer has permeated virtually all areas of American society, including U.S. workplaces.
Franczek P.C. is pleased to announce that Erin Walsh has been named partner. Erin’s practice includes counseling on a variety of labor and employment issues and school law issues related to employee benefits and leave, employee discipline and discharge, workplace […]