The Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board enacted a Permanent Standard on COVID-19 in workplaces in a 9-4 vote on January 13, 2021.
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Many companies made pledges and commitments to advance racial equity in the workplace during 2020. Will employers honor their commitments to create and maintain a racially equitable workplace?
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed the Employment Law Uniformity Act into law. The Act will go into effect April 12, 2021, and applies to all future discrimination claims filed on or after that date.
With a large portion of the manufacturing workforce reaching age 55 and older, and with the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic brought in 2020, the industry has been confronted with a shortage of interested and skilled applicants.
A technical amendment to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Act) again makes workshare a viable cost-cutting option for employers, while providing financial security for employees.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Angela B. Cummings and Julie K. Adams were listed as “2021 North Carolina Super Lawyers” by Super Lawyers Magazine.
California residents have voted to expand the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 with the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020
Don’t expect the pace of change to slow down.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved yesterday a Resolution Concerning the Commission’s Authority to Commence or Intervene in Litigation, and Revised Procedures for Commission Approval of Amicus Curiae Participation. The litigation delegation was approved by a 3-2 vote, and the amicus curiae revisions by a 5-0 vote.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that the Commission approved a formal opinion letter in response to a request asking for clarity regarding whether employees who are not U.S. citizens and work outside of the United States for American employers (or foreign firms controlled by American employers) are required to be included in disclosure requirements pursuant to provisions of the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), which amended the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA).
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Nearly a third of Black U.S. military servicemembers reported experiencing racial discrimination, harassment or both during a 12-month period, according to results of a long-withheld Defense Department survey that underscore concerns about racism in the ranks.
Providing feedback to the decision-makers in a way that allows you to be heard is a critical skill.