Southeast Employment Law Letter, Vol. 2, No. 3
Archives for March 4, 2021
State legislatures continue to pass laws designed to enhance pay equity and transparency, with the laws of California and Colorado effective in 2021. The California law requires employee pay data reporting by race and gender, and the Colorado law requires robust pay and promotional transparency.
The gap between jobs needing to be filled and the skilled talent pool capable of filling them continues to grow wider in many industries, particularly in the U.S. manufacturing industry.
Brian Johnston, Joy Napier-Joyce and Monique Warren discuss best practices for ensuring COBRA compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic in “Agencies Revise—and Complicate—COBRA Deadline Extensions,” published by SHRM.
Joseph Lazzarotti and Mary Costigan discuss the privacy and litigation implications of W-2 phishing scams in “Filer Beware: W-2 Phishing Is Still a Threat,” published by EHS Today.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that David Cheng has been selected as a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2021 class of Fellows, a landmark program created by LCLD to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Jenny Choi has been selected as the Firm’s LCLD Pathfinder, a program to train high-performing, early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies including leadership and the building of professional networks.
On February 25, 2021, Wisconsin joined Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Wyoming in enacting a COVID-19 litigation shield law. Governor Tony Evers signed a bill providing entities broad immunity from “civil liability for the death
In this podcast, Kimberly Doud and Nancy Johnson of Littler’s Orlando office discuss OSHA’s role in enforcement of various COVID-related safety regulations. The conversation also includes some insight into what to expect should OSHA issue an emergency temporary standard by March 15, and some tips on how to prepare
We have created a high-level guide that gives an “at a glance” snapshot of the severity of lockdown restrictions in 28 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) (now including Estonia).
The guide covers the following topics:
Career websites are seeing a mismatch between what employers and the rest of us want in jobs.
While middle managers tend to align with the C-Suite, upper managers are often more resistant.
The duty to maintain the health and safety of employees sits at the forefront of employers’ minds as the COVID-19 virus’s primary transmission through community spread has killed nearly half a million Americans.
Facebook considered tracking its employees. Lyft is making some workers move before April. Here’s how big companies are wrestling with thorny work-from-home issues.
These strategies from PwC can keep women—and especially mothers—healthy, productive and ready to remain on the job.