New York recently passed the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (“NY HERO Act”), which requires private employers to develop and implement a health and safety plan targeting the spread of future airborne infectious diseases.
Archives for August 2021
Michelle Phillips and Jenifer Bologna discuss the logistical and compliance implications of religious accommodation requests from employees regarding exemptions from COVID-19 vaccinations in “Workers Citing Faith To Dodge Vax May Tie Employers’ Hands,” published by Law360.
When employees feel valued at work, it increases engagement, productivity, and even company loyalty.
There was a brief window when it seemed like the economy and workplace was returning to normal: businesses reopened, mask mandates loosened, and the Covid-19 case count was on a steady decrease.
Nike, the sneaker and apparel giant, closed its corporate office for a week to help its employees relax and recharge.
At the time of this writing, we are almost through the summer vacation season, which was a bit different than usual.
For many leaving prison, it is one of the most frightening days of their life. While embracing family and friends, eating a good home cooked meal, and sleeping in a good bed are the best in life on the outside of the fence, it is the stress of starting life over that hits most emerging from prison.
Requiring proof of vaccination isn’t a novel idea. Schools across the United States require students to get certain vaccinations before the age of 6.
Industrial Equipment and Services Companies Refused to Hire Worker Because of Medical Treatment for Anxiety and Opioid Addiction, Federal Agency Says
There are already examples of how gains are captured by the few and not the many.
Gavin Grimm sued the Gloucester County, Va., school board after he was barred from using the boys’ bathroom. The dispute put him at the center of a debate over transgender rights.
The Society for Human Resource Management’s Johnny C. Taylor Jr. explains why now is the time for organizations to reset HR.
On August 26, 2021, the New York State Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) approved emergency regulations that institute a broad vaccine mandate for New York healthcare facilities. These emergency regulations supersede and go beyond earlier vaccine directives aimed at healthcare workers.
We took the summer off but now we are back and better than ever. Join us as we discuss fall goals! I always think of fall as the time to set goals–it’s something about school starting.
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Hurricane Ida has fortunately been downgraded to “just” a tropical storm, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t done damage and won’t continue to do damage. Over a million customers are without power in the storm’s path, and government officials ask that people stay home.
Some, of course, are staying home because