On September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (the Task Force) released new guidance on COVID-19 workplace safety protocols for Federal contractors and subcontractors (the “Guidance”). Pursuant to the Guidance, Federal contractors and subcontractors with a covered contract will now be required to conform to the following workplace
Archives for September 2021
A federation of hotel and motel owners and operators challenged a San Diego ordinance that requires certain building service and hospitality employers to recall workers laid off due to the pandemic before hiring new employees.
Heidi Shierholz is not a fan of noncompete agreements, which many employers require new hires to sign.
Fermilab Denied Promotion to Female Engineer After She Complained About Sex-Based Discrimination, Federal Agency Charged
Two months after introducing a pioneering coronavirus vaccine requirement for all of its workers, the food-processing giant details its progress.
The top lawyer at the National Labor Relations Board signaled that private universities should not treat those who compete in college sports as “mere ‘student-athletes.’”
Amazon has settled with two of its most prominent internal critics, staving off a public hearing over accusations that the company illegally fired the pair, lawyers for the parties told an administrative judge on Wednesday.
Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday offered its first concession in a new contract proposal to locked-out workers at its Beaumont, Texas, refinery and lube oil plant to include some seniority protection.
There are truly horrible bosses out there; tyrants who undercut their employees at every turn, whether from insecurity, a sadistic streak, or any number of personality flaws.
The move came after a donor to former President Donald J. Trump said that Mr. Lewandowski had made unwanted sexual advances and touched her inappropriately.
The top lawyer at the agency that enforces U.S. labor laws said on Wednesday that many college athletes are their schools’ employees, effectively inviting players to take steps to unionize.
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected people everywhere to varying degrees, but perhaps no group has had to bear the burden more heavily than working women.
While COVID-19 has brought widespread and growing awareness of workplace mental health, fears of legal liability can often stand in the way of meaningful progress.
On September 14, 2021, the Allegheny County Council unanimously approved a new paid sick leave ordinance (the “County Ordinance”) requiring employers with 26 or more employees to provide paid sick leave to its employees. The County Ordinance comes on the heels of a nearly identical paid sick leave law vetoed