The New York City Council amended New York City’s Fair Chance Act (FCA) to significantly expand the scope of protections for applicants and employees with criminal charges or arrests. The amendments are effective on July 29, 2021.
Archives for July 25, 2021
Daniel Schudroff discusses the prospective implications of the National Labor Relation’s Board’s new general counsel, Jennifer Abruzzo, ratifying actions taken by former acting general counsel Peter Sung Ohr in “First Up For New NLRB Top Lawyer: Protect Early Biden-Era Work,” published by Bloomberg Law.
Benjamin Tulis authors “Los Angeles County Mandates Mask Use Indoors Regardless of Vaccination Status,” published by SHRM.
CRM Manager Paige Bowser authors “Revamping Law Firm Marketing Lists — With Partner Buy-In,” published by Law360.
“We believe in our case and know our value,” Megan Rapinoe said in a statement. “It’s time the U.S.S.F. does too.”
Lonza America LLC, a New Jersey-based company in the pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing industry, will pay $150,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
The workers at a Frito-Lay plant in Topeka went on strike this month to protest forced overtime and so-called suicide shifts, which they said left little time to sleep or see family members.
OSHA has announced 59 citations and nearly $1 million in penalties after an investigation into a nitrogen leak at a poultry processing plant that killed six workers and injured at least a dozen others earlier this year.
The settlement follows a four-year investigation by the attorney general’s office.
Many Americans have grappled with financial issues during the pandemic, like increased childcare costs or income loss due to cut hours.
Suppose you work from home at least once a week, but your boss instructed you to physically show up at the office full-time, starting August 1st.
Millions of Americans have gotten a taste of working from home during the pandemic, and, boy, have they liked it.
To return to the office or not?
As companies call workers back to offices, some may face a new challenge: employees who became addicted to drugs or alcohol during the pandemic.
As quarantine restrictions have lifted, and companies around the world are bringing their people back to the workplace, we have an extraordinary opportunity.