Companies are asking people back, but there’s less child care than ever. Moms are paying the price.
Archives for June 16, 2021
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated its COVID-19 technical assistance guidance in late May to provide clarity for employers on mandatory vaccinations, reasonable accommodations, requiring proof of vaccinations, and whether incentives to employees and/or family members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are legal.
Infrastructure talks are in trouble because unions won’t give up the PRO Act.
Working from home throughout the pandemic created a physical distance for many of us, but also brought us closer together through technology.
As we emerge from a year of disruption, leaders are grappling with the right return-to-workplace strategy and model for their organization.
On May 28, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a significant ruling in Magadia v. Wal-Mart Associates, Inc., on both California’s wage statement laws and standing to pursue claims under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) in federal court.
The Texas Legislature, which meets every other year, pushed a change to its data breach notification law at the end of the session in late May, and yesterday Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill into law. It follows a growing trend of changes to privacy and cybersecurity laws at the
I have a theory: People think using Excel to its full potential means they can run the entire world on this one program.
This is a pretty crappy theory, but people insist on trying it–especially when it comes to small businesses and employee management. When you have two employees,
Answering the first of two certified questions from an Alaska federal court and overturning nearly 30-year-old precedent, the Alaska Supreme Court has held that an employer need only establish an exemption under the Alaska Wage and Hour Act by a “preponderance of the evidence,” rather than “beyond a reasonable doubt.”
On June 8, 2021, Governor Kate Brown signed into law House Bill (HB) 2474, amending the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) to update and expand the law’s eligibility and leave provisions. The amendments give eligibility to take leave to employees reemployed after a separation or returning after a temporary work
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Earlier this month, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed House Bill No. 5158, “An Act Concerning Breastfeeding in the Workplace.” Effective October 1, 2021, this legislation will expand the scope of an employer’s obligation to accommodate lactating and breastfeeding employees.
By now, plan fiduciaries and their service providers likely have heard about the DOL’s cybersecurity guidance. The Department of Labor’s stepping into cybersecurity in this way – a posting of best practices on the agency’s website – has left plan fiduciaries with some questions. Here are a few: