As Covid-19 vaccination rates continue to decline in the U.S., some major companies are deciding to pay employees to get their shots as soon as possible.
Archives for May 27, 2021
President Joe Biden’s nomination of veteran union lawyer Gwynne Wilcox for a vacancy on the National Labor Relations Board is drawing praise from many of the country’s largest unions, who called on the Senate to swiftly confirm her and push the agency closer toward a Democratic majority.
Employers concerned about the risks and expenses associated with employment litigation have increasingly required their employees to agree to arbitration in the event of a dispute. Even upon the issuance of the arbitrator’s final decision, however, a court’s intervention may still be necessary. At the very least, the court
Google’s attempt to block a class-action lawsuit over alleged gender-pay disparity was rejected by a judge on Thursday.
During the pandemic, many businesses adopted a fully virtual workforce to comply with public health guidelines.
From payroll to office policies, the definition is constantly evolving.
Businesses are in a precarious situation when it comes to social media. On one hand, it provides a practical and invaluable resource for feedback and interaction.
Executive Coach and Organizational Development Consultant locking arms with executive leaders as they CONQUER their professional goals.
A little over a year ago, Covid-19 moved many professionals from the workplace into the confines of their homes.
President Joe Biden has nominated Gwynne Wilcox, a partner in a New York law firm specializing in employee rights, to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Three of the five members of the NLRB are traditionally members of the president’s party. At present, there are four members seated, three of
The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a “Clearinghouse Update” on May 27, 2021 reminding commercial motor vehicle drivers who are regulated by the FMCSA that they should exercise caution when considering whether to use hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) products. Specifically, the update stated that it
On May 17, 2021, Governor Kay Ivey signed Alabama’s new medical marijuana law, known as the Darren Wesley ‘Ato’ Hall Compassion Act, making Alabama the 37th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. The law identifies specific qualifying medical conditions, including but not limited to autism spectrum disorder (ASD);
On May 13th, New York State Senator Kevin Thomas, Chair of NY’s Consumer Protection Committee, reintroduced the New York Privacy Act (“NYPA”), a comprehensive consumer privacy law similar in kind to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), and Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”). The
Her encounter with a Black birdwatcher last year sparked outrage nationwide.
Discrimination based on vaccination status is prohibited under a new Montana law (House Bill 702). Enacted on May 7, 2021, the new law went into effect immediately.
The new law provides that employers, including governmental entities, are prohibited from refusing employment to a person or discriminating against a person in