Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that effective Monday, February 8th at 5:00 AM, businesses can operate at 40% capacity.
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COVID-19 vaccines continue to roll out across the country at various speeds and under various state plans. Real estate industry employers are considering how to approach COVID-19 vaccinations within their workplaces.
Russell Jarem discusses the implications of Connecticut’s hiring ratio policy limiting apprenticeships in certain industries in “Worker-hungry contractors say rules limiting apprentice hires stymies business,” published by the Hartford Business Journal.
Lindsey Chopin and Stacey Cerrone discuss the implications of a provision in the Railroad Retirement Act regarding judicial review mirroring a stipulation in the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) in “Railroad Worker Can Take Disability Benefit Dispute to Court,” published by SHRM.
E-Verify is an electronic employment verification program through which employers may confirm the work eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.
USCIS has announced that the Cap H-1B Electronic Registration will open on March 9, 2021 at noon EST and will close on March 25, 2021 at noon EST.
The process will mirror last year’s process.
USCIS also announced its timetable – 1) it intends to notify registrants and representatives regarding
The Department of Transportation’s operating agencies have announced their random drug and alcohol testing rates for 2021. The random test rates did not change for 2021.
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A false promise on pay, a desire to get off the corporate career ladder and fraught co-worker bonding over food are all on deck this week.
The Congressional Budget Office said raising the federal minimum wage to $15 would also increase the deficit, potentially helping the proposal’s prospects of being included in relief legislation.
Have you ever worked with someone that annoys you?
In his new book ‘Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History’, Richard Thompson Ford traces the death of suit, and unpacks the symbolism behind Silicon Valley’s new casual wear of hoodies and sweats.
A Bridgeport attorney has filed suit on behalf of a then-17-year-old girl, alleging the teenager was forced – after intense harassment – to post online about her experiences.
Scholars say shutdowns and remote work yielded insights for employers, workers
Millions of workers could get a raise under a proposal to boost the minimum wage to $15 an hour, a report found.
One reason for the drop in unemployment is a wave of people 55 and older leaving the labor force, which is bad news for the economy.