Weeks after Hurricane Ida tore through the region, damaging thousands of businesses and flattening the power grid, the power was mostly restored in New Orleans by September 10, but countless businesses throughout southeast Louisiana are still without power.
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Executive Summary: Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits disability discrimination in places of public accommodation, which includes businesses (including transit) that are open to the public – like shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters, medical offices, recreational facilities, airlines, etc.
One of the biggest challenges that managers and leaders face is recruiting and retaining the right person at the right time for the right job.
So … I posted a business cartoon (picture) last week (which was based on a tweet from Vala Afshar – a Digital Marketing Evangelist at Salesforce) about traits of great bosses.
California state Treasurer Fiona Ma repeatedly shared hotel rooms with employees, a practice she says saved money but that business experts contend crosses an ethical line and can lead to lawsuits like one Ma now faces, the Sacramento Bee reported today.
Activision Blizzard will pay $18 million to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed this week by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The agency is looking to modernize its cybersecurity and also help states upgrade their unemployment insurance systems.
In a post-pandemic world, the last quarter will be remembered for its very simple sense of normality.
In the latest sign of the importance many companies are placing on having employees vaccinated against Covid, 75% of small businesses said in a survey they would fire workers for failing to comply with their vaccination policies.
Businesses that have announced vaccine mandates say some workers who had been on the fence have since gotten inoculated against COVID-19
Though many hospital and nursing home employees remain unvaccinated, officials say worst-case staffing shortages seem less likely.
As the pandemic stretches into its 18th month, the burnout that comes with a surge in coronavirus cases and uncertainty about returning to the office has pushed many employees to their limits.
Traditional recruitment is changing amidst the coronavirus pandemic, rapid technological change and growing social movements.
Despite many of the tools that became commonplace during the pandemic existing to facilitate remote work long before Covid thrust it forward as the modus operandi for workplaces around the world, remote work had struggled to gain acceptance at any kind of scale.
According to Giving USA, Americans contribute over $300 billion a year to nonprofit organizations and causes. Of this, about $5 billion is contributed through thousands of workplace giving programs.