Worksite employers and staffing agencies that use temporary construction and manufacturing workers are subject to new safety obligations in Washington designed to protect the temporary workers from workplace hazards and injury.
Archives for June 22, 2021
Catherine Cano authors “Montana Will Protect Off-Duty Marijuana Use,” published by SHRM.
Michelle Phillips comments on the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in “Bostock v. Clayton County” in “Same-Sex Foster Care Ruling Punts Impact on Job Bias, Religion,” published by Bloomberg Law.
René Thorne discusses the benefits implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act in “ACA Ruling Caps Busy 1st Half Of 2021 For Benefits Cases,” published by Law360.
Thousands of devices connecting to the internet make up the Internet of Things (IoT). While helping to streamline operations and improve productivity, the advantages of IoT are not without risks. Recent federal and state laws will influence the controls needed to minimize business interruption, workplace safety and data breaches.
Reducing hours without reducing pay would reignite an essential but long-forgotten moral project: making American life less about work.
A conversation with author Roxane Gay about work and mental health. Plus, Bob Pozen discusses productivity and mental health.
Lessons from one company’s approach.
A conversation with University of Pennsylvania anthropologist Greg Urban on better understanding people, teams, and organizations.
The association argued that the payments were a threat to amateurism and that barring them did not violate the antitrust laws.
European executives don’t buy the idea that remote working is as effective as being in the office. But employees still have leverage to push flexible working.
New Jersey is poised to protect residents 70 and older from being forced out of a job simply because of their age.
New York bill would give gig workers path to unionize but at steep price, opponents say, as bill wouldn’t define them as employees
The advocates behind a law designed to address the gender wage gap are pushing back against companies who refuse to hire Colorado workers.