Initially reluctant to enact mandates, the president is now moving aggressively to require vaccination as the Delta variant races across the country.
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The agency is expected to issue an emergency temporary standard to carry out the requirement, which will affect more than 80 million workers.
Jessica Liss discusses the practical implications of a new law allocating protected leave for victims of domestic and sexual violence in Missouri in “Missouri Businesses Now Must Grant Unpaid Leave For Survivors Of Domestic Or Sexual Violence,” broadcast by St. Louis Public Radio KWMU.
Patricia Anderson Pryor discusses the implications of Jackson Lewis’ COVID-19 Employment LitWatch tool tracking increasing litigation related to remote work in “Office Reopening Plans Spurred Uptick in the Filing of COVID-19 Employment Lawsuits,” published by Law.com.
On September 9, 2021, President Biden directed the U.S. Department of Labor to issue a regulation requiring organizations with 100 or more employees to ensure their employees are either “fully vaccinated” or test negative for COVID-19 at least once a week. OSHA will announce an emergency rule in the coming weeks in the form of an Emergency Temporary Standard, just like Cal/OSHA did several months ago.
It’s so hard to say goodbye. (Cue Boys II Men, and pass the tissues.) After four seasons, NBC has forced fans of the dramedy Good Girls to do just that.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Julie Adams was named FordHarrison’s Charlotte Office Managing Partner.
Every court in California relies increasingly on remote video technology since the COVID-19 pandemic effectively closed courtrooms. California’s Judicial Council adopted temporary emergency rules to assist courts providing access to justice during the pandemic. As courts limited in-person hearings, remote proceedings became critical to the facilitation of civil litigation. At the center of these virtual proceedings is Senate Bill (SB) 241, a draft bill authored by Senator Thomas Umberg, D-Santa Ana to authorize:
Women are overrepresented in low-paying professions that require college credentials.
Seven steps to help you decide.
A new Quartz global ranking based on employee surveys lists 54 examples of great remote workplaces.
In many companies, freelancers are often the “hidden” workforce.
We’ve seen the stats more than a dozen times, but it bears reminding that nearly 1.1 million women dropped out of the workforce between February 2020 and March 2021.