The U.S. Department of Education marked the 49th anniversary of the Title IX Education Amendments of 1972 by issuing a Dear Educator letter. The letter highlights the importance of Title IX and references several Title IX resources made available during the Biden-Harris Administration, including for LGBTQI+ students.
Archives for June 23, 2021
The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), again seeking to regulate the circumstances under which an employer may pay a tipped employee a direct wage below the minimum wage.
Connecticut has become the 19th state to legalize recreational marijuana use by adults.
Starting on July 1, 2021, most Virginia employers must include information in their employee handbooks about reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and provide that information directly to any employee within 10 days after receiving notice that the employee has a disability.
Andrew Maunz comments on implications of Sandor Demkovich v. St. Andrew the Apostle Parish and litigation to watch in “Workplace Bias Battlegrounds To Watch In The Next 6 Months,” published by Law360.
Jackson Lewis is spotlighted for placing on Seramount’s Best Law Firms for Women list, highlighting firms focused on gender equity-minded policies and efforts to advance women even amid the tumultuousness of 2020 in “’50 Firms Named ‘Best Law Firms For Women,'” published by Law360
Many employers are looking to update their safety and vaccination policies. Employment attorney Tommy Postek discuss what to do if an employee refuses to get vaccinated.
On Monday, June 21, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing limits on the tip credit employers can take during workweeks when tipped employees perform work that “directly supports” tipped work (“directly supporting work”) but does not itself produce tips.
Michigan returned to full capacity, lifting pandemic gathering restrictions and the state’s face mask orders, as the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) rescinded the existing COVID-19 Emergency Workplace Rules on June 22, 2021.
A look inside the industry.
A federal court has ordered a San Juan restaurant to pay $130,691 in a sexual harassment and retaliation discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced today
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents over one million workers in North America in industries including parcel delivery and freight, will vote on whether to make it a priority to organize Amazon workers and help them win a union contract.
“No one should have to choose between a job and a paycheck or taking care of themselves and a loved one — a parent, spouse or child,” President Biden told Congress in late April.
The discourse can be suffocating, but conservative ideas still have popular support.
How they did it — and why.