On January 14, 2021, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law an economic stimulus bill, H.5250, An Act Enabling Partnerships for Growth, which includes two significant changes to Massachusetts wage and hour laws. First, the new legislation amended the law pertaining to holiday premium pay on New Year’s Day, Columbus
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On January 20th, 2021, President Joe Biden summarily removed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb from office.
National elections shape the nation’s labor policy. Soon after his inauguration, President Biden began a pro-union shift involving the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency responsible for governing union-management relations.
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Gentiva Health Services, doing business as Kindred at Home, a provider of home health services including nursing and rehabilitation assistance, will pay $160,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
Auto maker’s U.S. division agrees to plead guilty to a criminal charge and pay $30 million fine for violating labor laws
Virginia has enacted the nation’s first permanent COVID-19 workplace safety and health standards, beginning Wednesday.
Agencies reportedly are waiting for guidance from their legal teams and OPM before taking action to repeal restrictions on collective bargaining, official time and other elements of the Trump administration’s workforce policies.
Last summer, 69-year-old Gary Cort quit his job teaching physics for Great Hearts Academies charter schools in Arizona.
An increasingly hot topic in employment discrimination cases is whether law firm partners, doctors, and senior managers/directors should be deemed an “employee” versus “employer” for purposes of laws such as Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
President Biden’s choice drew income mostly from his role as Boston mayor and has city and union-tied retirement plans
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of age-discrimination and retaliation claims brought by a longtime bank employee.
From open office plans to gig work cons and fast-food franchises, the question of who’s actually in charge has been intentionally obscured.
Kimberly Doud and Nancy Johnson of Littler’s Orlando office discuss how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting Florida workforces. This first podcast recaps the 2020 landscape and takes a peek at some of the Biden administration’s new executive orders.
Future episodes will tackle singular topics such as vaccines, unemployment issues,