On August 11, 2021, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Acting Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole issued an Order effective immediately that requires individuals to wear a face mask (with certain exceptions) in any indoor setting and at certain large outdoor events in Philadelphia, unless all present are required to be vaccinated and there is a reasonable process to confirm vaccination status of all present.
Archives for August 16, 2021
In this podcast episode, Co-Chair of Littler’s Privacy Practice, Philip Gordon, covers the big change for employers with respect to information security under the CPRA – the new, affirmative obligation on employers to implement reasonable security policies and practices. Is this a game changer for employers?
The California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) expands employers’ obligations with respect to the privacy of human resources (“HR”) data more dramatically than any other legislation in U.S. history.
On August 15, 2021, South Carolina’s new “Open Carry With Training Act” took effect. Under the new “Open Carry” law, individuals who possess a South Carolina concealable weapon permit (“CWP”) can carry a concealable weapon openly on the individual’s person or in a manner that is concealed, i.e., hidden from public view in normal wear of clothing.
On August 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) that would make big investments in roads, bridges, ports, airports, electric grids, water systems and broadband.
How to be a caring and thoughtful leader while holding your team to high standards.
Experts and readers weigh in on the future of remote work.
Hello! This is the first issue of my newsletter on economics and business for New York Times subscribers.
In the face of unprecedented turnover and uncertainty, even long-term employees may feel destabilized right now.
Increasing awareness isn’t enough. Teach people to manage their biases, change their behavior, and track their progress.
As we ride out yet another COVID-19 wave, returning to the workplace is now in jeopardy. In fact, some businesses are delaying this until next year.
Employees’ mental health is quickly becoming a top concern for companies as they try to hold on to workers through the pandemic.
CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ team discusses the delay to returning to the office with Tsedal Neeley of Harvard Business School.
In May 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 lockdown, our research team, including collaborators Yana van der Muelen Rogers, Elaine Zundl, and Sevinc Ulu, conducted a survey of working adults.
The resurgence of Covid-19 cases due to the delta variant is casting uncertainty on future plans yet again, including the return to offices.