After less than two months in office, new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo has urged broad pro-union changes in NLRB case law and has mandated more aggressive remedies in unfair labor practice (ULP) cases. In a September 15, 2021, memo Abruzzo has now taken aim at ULP settlement agreements.
Archives for September 20, 2021
In our September 15 “Wednesday Wake Up with Jen” webinar, a participant asked: “Jen, can we say in our job postings that we require our employees to be vaccinated?” What a great question!
On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed a new Executive Order requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to provide adequate COVID-19 safeguards for individuals working on or in connection with a federal government contract. The Executive Order is just one part of the Biden Administration’s extensive and multi-pronged Path Out of the Pandemic COVID Action Plan (“Action Plan”).
ABM Industry Groups, LLC (ABM), a facility management services company, has settled federal charges of sexual harassment filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for $310,000 and other injunctive relief, the federal agency announced today.
For years, cities, counties and states spent millions of dollars paying full time salaries and benefits for employees that were obligated to belong to labor unions.
Brick and mortar retail has done far better during the pandemic than most experts predicted.
It’s high time to celebrate the American workforce. While there are pockets of differentiation by industries, by and large, the average worker is making well-deserved gains.
As we head back to work, we again come face to face with delicious diet-breaking temptations we were able to avoid at home.
Employers may understand the workplace safety concerns surrounding wildfires, but there are other employment issues that employers should consider in the event of a wildfire near the worksite.
The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has FAQs pertaining to important employment issues that employers should consider when their employees or worksite are
In the flurry of activity surrounding President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 – Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, federal contractors are also awaiting approval of regulations to implement President Biden’s Executive Order raising the minimum wage for some federal contractor employees to $15 per hour.
In the meantime,