Years ago the Mississippi Legislature “borrowed” certain sales, use and payroll tax collections from a subsequent fiscal year to close a then-current year budget gap.
Archives for February 15, 2021
Maggie Spell, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, returned as a guest on the HR Works Podcast “COVID-19 Update: Stimulus Bill and Employment Law Changes.”
Fourteen years ago, in Lee v. Fresenius Med. Care, 741 N.W.2d 117 (Minn. 2007), the Minnesota Supreme Court held that an employer’s obligation to pay out unused paid time off (PTO) to an employee at termination depends on what the employer’s PTO policy dictates. The holding was consistent with Minnesota law as it did not require employers to offer any PTO to employees. The issue of whether PTO is owed at time of termination is a question of contract, and employers can set the terms with a carefully drafted policy.
Benjamin Tulis and Sehreen Ladak co-author “Hazard Pay for Grocery Workers Is Trending in California,” published by SHRM.
A new survey reveals the hidden costs of learning.
Is $15 an hour too much, or not enough? Fresno, Calif., may be a laboratory for a debate over the minimum wage that is heating up on the national level.
NPR’s Michel Martin discusses how the pandemic has affected women’s participation in the workforce and what can be done about it with Hanna Rosin, Margaret Brower and Jamila Michener.
Sixty percent of Mercury Mosaics staff works on-site; the other 40% are remote. Its founder says 2020 forced her to ask, “How do I keep people feeling connected, empowered, and ensure access to our good vibes?”
Many see no reason to leave their warm-weather bunkers—not without promise of a shot back home.
Visa restrictions last year were partly intended to keep more jobs open for Americans as unemployment surged
At a time when millions of Americans are unemployed, businessman Bill Martin has a head-scratching problem: He’s got plenty of jobs but few people willing to take them.
Unconscious bias training is part of the effort many organizations made in 2020 but the practice is nothing new. Here, a brief history of the practice and evolution of diversity training.
New research from LinkedIn shows nearly half of Black professionals have faced discrimination in the workplace. Many are thinking of leaving their job because they say there is a lack of advancement or growth opportunities at work.
The young doctor masked up and took her place around the operating table with the other male physicians at a major hospital in the Northeast.
If you’re tired of being told what to do during the pandemic — wear a mask, stand back, stay home — you’re really going to hate what could be coming next.