To ensure emergency legislation protecting businesses and workers in the District of Columbia does not lapse, the D.C. Council has passed the “Protecting Businesses and Workers from COVID-19 Congressional Review Emergency Declaration Resolution of 2021.”
Archives for February 4, 2021
Weldon Latham and Stephanie Lewis discuss how Jackson Lewis’ commitment to racial equity culminated in the launch of the firm’s new diversity-focused recruitment initiative, DEI REACH, in “Jackson Lewis Seeks More Attys Of Color With New Initiative,” published by Law360.
Gregg Clifton discusses how Peter Sung Ohr’s recent appointment to acting general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board may impact labor relations in collegiate sports in “For University GCs, NLRB Lawyer A Threat To College Sports,” published by Law360.
Hotel Management Firms Paid Male Worker 38% More Than His Female Supervisor and At Least 60% More Than His Female Coworkers, Federal Agency Charged
The charge made to the EEOC alleged that Official Security violated federal law when it failed to allow a Black applicant to apply for a vacant position due to her ethnic hairstyle, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The way the pandemic reshapes where and how we work could be one of the most visible legacies from the health crisis.
Jeff Bezos’s successor will step into a thicket of issues when he becomes CEO this summer, and Amazon’s foes are already waiting for him
Congress is debating whether to hike the federal minimum wage as part of the latest coronavirus relief package. NPR hears from workers who make minimum wage and traces the history of the minimum wage.
Employers are swapping cubicles and commutes for a more flexible, hybrid approach when it comes to returning to the office post-COVID.
This essay looks to the history of the labor movement to engage with Kate Andrias’s and Benjamin I. Sachs’s argument that labor law provides a model of how law can support organizing.
Three Republican members of Congress are the latest critics to raise questions about the appointment of former Washington state unemployment chief Suzi LeVine to run the federal office in charge of unemployment oversight.
On September 22, 2020, just months before the election, President Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13950, Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the appellate court responsible for the federal district courts of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee, recently made clear that claims asserted under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cannot be subject to contractually
On the same day his nominee for Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Alejandro Mayorkas, was confirmed, President Joe Biden signed several Executive Orders regarding immigration, including one that directs complete review of policies.
The first, “Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration Systems and Strengthening Integration and Inclusion
On December 10, 2020, the New York City Council amended New York City’s Fair Chance Act (FCA), also known as the “ban the box” law. The recently enacted amendments will take effect on July 29, 2021.