The Biden administration’s Executive Order 13988, “Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation,” expands prohibited forms of sex discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation.
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On January 29, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published “Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace.”
The Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PRDOL) has issued Guidelines and a sample protocol for employers to follow in complying with Puerto Rico’s prohibition against workplace bullying, Act 90-2020.
Samantha Hoffman is spotlighted for becoming the first woman in Jackson Lewis’ history to be named firm managing principal in “2020 Was A Big Year For ‘First Female’ BigLaw Leaders,” published by Law360.
Stephanie Adler-Paindiris, Samantha Hoffman and Stephanie Peet are spotlighted for their elevations to co-leader of the firm’s general employment litigation practice group, firm managing principal and office managing principal in Philadelphia, respectively, in “Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up The Firm Ranks In Q4,” published by Law360.
The organizing effort at the century-old tabloid comes roughly 25 years after its editorial union was effectively broken.
Senator Bernie Sanders made a successful maneuver on his minimum wage proposal.
Owner of Traverse City Eatery Subjected Female Employees to Verbal and Physical Abuse and Fired Sous Chef Who Complained, Federal Agency Charged
New research finds that leveling an accusation can increase trust in the accuser — regardless of whether they’re telling the truth.
Traditional compliance tools aren’t enough. Behavioral science can help.
On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the No Surprises Act, which was part of the consolidated appropriations bill intended to provide stimulus payments and other relief to individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The act comes after years of negotiation between health plan insurers, employers, and providers, and represents a significant change in the way that providers can bill and be reimbursed for “out of network” services.
Most people think of managing as a top-down process, but you also “manage” your boss, whether you realize it or not.
Try a few of these techniques when dealing with a prickly or unhelpful manager.
Even in a remote environment, there are obstacles to breastfeeding.