A bit of good news in these crazy times…new Cal/OSHA FAQS regarding the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard! (Many of you will be happy with number 52 regarding pay.)
Archives for January 28, 2021
The first doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrived in California in mid-December. Although vaccines will not widely be available to most employees for many months, it is not too early for employers to start planning.
As employers continue to grapple with a safe return to the workplace, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance for businesses and employers on SARS-CoV-2 testing of employees, as part of a more comprehensive approach to reducing transmission of the virus in non-healthcare workplaces. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19.
On January 11, 2021, the mayor of the District of Columbia signed an Act prohibiting non-competition provisions in employment agreements entered into after the date of passage. While under the peculiar rules of the District of Columbia, Congress has a 30-day window to disapprove the Act, it appears likely that this Act will pass.
Managers, look out for these warning signs.
The New Yorker’s union employees did not go to work on Thursday.
Agency Will Continue to Offer Virtual Mediations and Leverage Technology to Improve Access and Facilitate Feedback
Employers that ignore potential pitfalls could inadvertently intensify office biases.
A federal appeals court overturned a lower court ruling Tuesday and reinstated a disability discrimination charge filed by a former Neiman Marcus Group Inc. employee based on a mandatory arbitration agreement.
The evidence for the harm the pandemic has caused is all around us, but if there is one characteristic that defines humankind it’s our ability to adapt and learn from adversity: over the last year we have carried out the largest experiment in remote working in history.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: In 2020, we saw our lives and businesses disrupted like never before. But many tough lessons were learned during the year that are driving changes to the workplace in 2021.
Okta’s 7th Business at Work report takes a deep dive into how the enterprise functions, and examines the apps and services they use to be productive.
Catering for vegans, vegetarians and people with food allergies is the norm for restaurants — so why not for company events?
As the pandemic continues, there are growing tensions at organizations where employees who have been working from home are now expected to come into reopened offices.
The Equal Pay and Living Wage Act (the Act), currently before the Alaska Legislature as Alaska Senate Bill 16, seeks several significant changes to Alaska’s minimum wage, pay equity and employment discrimination law. The Act was introduced on January 22, 2021. If enacted, it would create the most comprehensive