Littler Principal Cindy-Ann Thomas and her special guest, Pranam Lipinsk, a dedicated scholar of Generation Z and co-founder of Door of Clubs, delve into the (unofficial) rule book for attracting and retaining these young professionals. They will:
Archives for April 13, 2021
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made the long-awaited announcement that this year’s EEO-1 collection would open April 26, 2021, and close on July 19, 2021.
Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has amended the High-Risk Employee Proclamation, making it easier for employers to seek medical verification from employees of whether they are high-risk for COVID-19 and what accommodations might allow them to return to work, as well as other changes. Governor Inslee has also issued a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet.
With COVID-19 vaccinations rolling out across the country, loosening restrictions on operations, increased demand, and other signs of recovery in the industry, hospitality employers are poised to expand their workforces. This article explores potential legal risks that may arise as hospitality employers that laid off or terminated staff during the pandemic hire staff.
Kristina Vaquera and Shaun Bennett co-author “Virginia Enacts Overtime Wage Law,” published by SHRM.
Alec Nealon is spotlighted for bringing his expansive background in executive compensation and employee benefits to Jackson Lewis in “Jackson Lewis Gets Benefits Pro Back From Morrison Cohen,” published by Law360.
Jessica Källström-Schreckengost and Kenneth Wentz co-author “Court: Montana Wrongful Discharge Act Applies to Out-of-State Employer,” published by SHRM.
Chris Mann, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, authored the article “The Basics of Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Louisiana” published in the Louisiana Associated General Contractor’s News to Build On newsletter. Chris highlights legal and practical impacts of workers’ compensation fraud, statutory and regulatory systems in place to address fraud, and proactive steps employers can take to avoid these scenarios.
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief package, American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), into law. ARPA included a number of provisions that address COVID-19-related employment issues, including a 100-percent Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) subsidy to provide assistance to eligible individuals (AEI). This subsidy applies to medical, dental, and vision plans, however, it does not apply to health flexible spending accounts.
You know the team superstar: The one who’s brilliant, high achieving, and outperforms pretty much everyone else — but burns through relationships all the while.
Helados La Tapatia, Inc. will pay $200,000 and furnish comprehensive injunctive relief to settle a race and national origin discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
Female Assistant Manager of Apartment Management Company Was Subjected to Hostile Environment and Retaliatory Discharge, Federal Agency Charged
South Alabama Company Created a Hostile Work Environment For Females, Refused To Hire Blacks and Fired Employee Who Complained, Federal Agency Charged
Tech workers at The New York Times announced on Tuesday that they had formed a union and would ask the company to recognize it.