Joseph Lazzarotti authors “More States May Follow Virginia in Trend to Pass Consumer Privacy Laws,” published by SHRM.
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The chief executive of Costco waded into the political debate over the federal minimum wage, testifying at a Senate hearing on Thursday that the retailer was raising its starting pay to $16 an hour.
A survey found that 5.6 percent of adults described themselves as L.G.B.T. in 2020, up from 4.5 percent in 2017.
On February 23, 2021, a unanimous Ninth Circuit panel held in the decision of Bernstein v. Virgin America Inc. (Case No. 19-15382) that employers are not subject to heightened penalties for subsequent violations under the Labor Code
The New York Times (NYT) is admitting its own workplace issues, particularly around the treatment of Black and Latino employees, in a report released Wednesday. Included with the analysis is a four-point plan to improve conditions that the report’s authors say will require “commitment from company leadership” as well as employees.
After contentious negotiations, Governor Phil Murphy has signed the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (the Act) implementing the constitutional amendment embracing recreational marijuana ratified in November 2020.1 When the framework created by the Act is in place, New Jersey will be the first state in
In an e-mail sent out to registered stakeholders OFCCP announced in an effort to “improve efficiency and better integrate compliance assistance efforts,” it is discontinuing the Agency’s Contractor Assistance Portal as of March 1, 2021.
The notice emphasized OFCCP
remains committed to quality compliance assistance
and notes it will strengthen
On February 19, 2021, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) modified its test for determining whether faculty at private colleges and universities should be excluded as managerial employees from the right to union representation under the National Labor Relations Act (Act).
Attempting to align the Texas legal system with current realities, effective December 31, 2020, Rule 106 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure is amended to allow substitute service by “social media, email, or other technology ….” Indeed, any plaintiff faced with the previous options for substitute service (essentially, publication
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Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon has rejected remote working as a “new normal” and labelled it an “aberration” instead.
“Working mothers are an enormous asset to any organization,” says Marissa Evans Alden, co-founder and CEO of Sawyer. “You should position your news as a blessing not only to you personally, but to the team professionally.”
“The Times is a difficult environment for many of our colleagues,” the report found. People of color described “unsettling and sometimes painful day-to-day workplace experiences.”
CEO Satya Nadella revealed five company practices in his 2019 shareholder letter that are creating Microsoft’s future workplace.
The pandemic has upended much about how we work, and what comes next is neither the death of the office nor a return to the way things were.