When office closures put physical distance between colleagues, many hoped that incidents of harassment would drop. That flame quickly went dark.
Archives for June 9, 2021
Every industry has a few key buzzwords or phrases. Unfortunately, these phrases don’t always reflect the concepts to which they correspond.
Both workers and leaders must learn how to support their coworkers and, most importantly, themselves.
American business owners are setting into motion plans to return to the workplace as vaccinations continue and restrictions ease.
Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic bill that would impose tougher standards and bigger penalties on companies over claims of pay discrimination based on sex.
After being trapped in Europe by Covid, I’m finally free to travel back to the US! And everyone is so tired of sitting behind a computer screen, I decided to meet as many people as possible! I’ll be fully vaccinated and ready to mingle and help HR professionals in PERSON!
In this podcast, Littler shareholders Bruce Sarchet and Bob Long discuss a common feature of many American workplaces: the “Open Door” policy. But adopting such a policy is just the first step. Bruce and Bob discuss the actual application of these policies, providing examples where managers and supervisors not
So, the Cal/OSHA Board had a wild meeting last week. In the end, the Board approved the proposed revisions to the Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). Here is a link to the comparison.
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signed legislation on May 18, 2021 that will provide protections for off-duty use of marijuana starting on January 1, 2022.
Montana citizens voted to legalize recreational marijuana in November 2020. The ballot initiative did not provide employment-related protections and focused on employer restrictions of on-duty use
On May 28, 2021, Governor Baker signed into law An Act Providing for Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave (the “Act”), which requires employers to provide up to forty (40) hours of Emergency Paid Sick Leave to employees with a primary place of employment in Massachusetts who are unable to
After extensive negotiations between interest groups representing both employees and businesses, the Illinois General Assembly passed a major bill on May 31, 2021, that further limits and clarifies the circumstances in which restrictive covenants can be enforced against Illinois employees. Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker is expected to sign