It’s 2021 and so many rules of the game have changed. Employers are facing increasing scrutiny on the Diversity Equity & Inclusion front. Some want to get ahead of it, and make sure their DEI programs are current and relevant.
Archives for April 27, 2021
National Equal Pay Day was created in 1996 to raise public awareness and illustrate the disparity between men’s and women’s wages for the same work. Twenty-five years later, more remains to be done to close the gap, and employers continue to grapple with policies and processes to ensure women and minorities are paid equitably.
Dorothy Parson McDermott and Drew Ambrose co-author “Indiana Enacts Pregnancy Accommodations Law,” published by SHRM.
Michael Moberg is spotlighted as a “POWER 30” honoree for his commitment to labor and employment law in “The POWER 30: Michael Moberg,” published by Minnesota Lawyer.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that four attorneys in the firm’s Washington, DC office have been selected for inclusion on the 2021 Washington, DC Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Anessa Abrams and Dannie B. Fogleman were recognized as Super Lawyers while B. Patrice Clair and Jacquelyn L. Thompson were named Rising Stars.
Today, April 26, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the opening of the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection.
On April 21, 2021, the City of Chicago enacted the Vaccine Anti-Retaliation Ordinance that provides all workers in Chicago with rights to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations during their work hours and imposes significant penalties for employer violations. The Ordinance is effective immediately, applies to employers of any size and provides the rights discussed below to both employees and independent contractors.
On Monday, President Biden signed an executive order creating a White House task force to promote labor organizing. The task force will be led by Vice President Kamala Harris and will also include cabinet officials and top White House advisers.
The task force will be responsible for providing recommendations on
As anticipated EEOC has announced the opening of the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 data collection portal today. The deadline for submission will be Monday, July 19, 2021. As a reminder, employers are to submit only Component 1 (race and gender) data for these two years. There is currently no obligation
After delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection on May 8, 2020 in light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is now open.
A group of guest workers from Jamaica had accused the Yellowstone Club and Hospitality Staffing Solutions of shortchanging their wages and tips.
President Biden plans to sign an executive order on Tuesday raising the minimum wage paid by federal contractors to $15 an hour, the latest in a set of ambitious pro-labor moves at the outset of his administration.
A recent study ranked all 50 states and Washington, D.C., to find where working from home was most attractive to workers and employers.
After the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) delayed the collection of 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data, April 26, 2021, now marks the opening of the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 filing site. The EEOC had extended the data collection period from the usual 10 weeks to 12 weeks,
ORLANDO, Fla. (April 27, 2021) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Jessica T. Travers as a shareholder in its Orlando office. Travers, who rejoins from Akerman LLP, practiced at Littler from 2010 to 2017. Her arrival comes after Lisa Kathumbi’s return