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Archives for May 26, 2021
Rescinding Mask Mandates, Masks in Schools, Prohibiting Vaccine Passports, Crowd Control, Curbside Sales of Beer and Wine, and More.
Courtney Malveaux and Melanie Paul discuss logistical and compliance considerations for incentivising employees to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and inquiring about their vaccination status in “Does OSHA Require Employers to Record Vaccine Reactions?” published by SHRM.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. After fifteen months of the COVID-19 pandemic – which has placed unprecedented stress on Americans dealing with isolation and fear, while juggling closed schools and businesses, homeschooling children, working from home, and economic uncertainty, including ensuring basic necessities – Americans are struggling to recover. One study published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported a finding that almost 41 percent of adults reported a mental health issue or increased substance use. Other studies published more recently in 2021 reflect similar results. For employers, who rely on a healthy workforce to be successful, this has direct repercussions on productivity, work quality and, in some cases, legal liability.
Working remotely while abroad has obvious appeal. But the tax consequences vary depending on where you go. Here’s what to know.
Transportation Company and Staffing Agency Created Racially Hostile Work Environment, Federal Agency Charged
Leadership questionnaires are ubiquitous in organizations today. Surveys are a common tool to measure leadership potential, help determine whether employees should be promoted or afforded a bonus, and understand the leadership culture of an organization.
“Many employers have been shown to harbor sincere yet ill-founded views about the work-related abilities of people with disabilities; these negative views are often a result of interrelated concerns that permeate the entire employment cycle,” according to research published in Journal of Business and Psychology.
A recent Gallup survey of U.S. workers finds that workplace discrimination can affect employees’ perceptions of an organization’s culture, their opportunities, and their coworkers’ intentions.
A new study finds that 70% of all workers and 86% of Gen-Z workers have experienced bullying or prejudice at work. Here’s what they’re doing about it.
Employers who want workers back to the office need win-win solutions that enhance both an organization’s goals and worker satisfaction.
Weil Gotshal and Husch Blackwell will not require vaccinated workers to wear masks in offices, depending on local rules. But several other law firms are sticking to mask policies in offices for now.
Masked, desk-bound and unable to recognize their colleagues in an elevator, people are starting to return to offices in cities around the world where the pandemic is receding. Many will find their offices transformed, too.
An opinion from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this year, Freyd v. Oregon, clarifies what may constitute unintentional, but still illegal, discrimination under federal anti-discrimination laws.
States offering cash bonuses to lure Americans back to the workforc