Joining a host of communities in North Carolina, the Charlotte City Council has unanimously passed an ordinance to add nondiscrimination protections for sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, familial status, veteran status, pregnancy, and natural hairstyle.
Archives for October 12, 2021
California requires implicit bias training for brokers and salespersons in the real estate industry. Now, legislation pending in New York and South Carolina could be going in the same direction.
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo mandated the seeking of more aggressive remedies in unfair labor practice (ULP) cases. Office of General Counsel Memorandum GC 21-06, Seeking Full Remedies (issued Sept. 8, 2021).
Justin Barnes comments on a recent 11th Circuit decision stating that employers bear the burden of proving compliance with the “80/20,” or “20%,” rule for employees subject to the tip credit under the FLSA in “3 Ways To Navigate Tipped Wages Obligations,” published by Law360.
Non-compete covenants in physician employment and shareholder agreements are common practice. Whether they are legally enforceable as drafted varies from state to state. Some states have broad interpretations of reasonableness — and there’s a growing trend to disallow these types of agreements completely.
Florida voters on November 3, 2020, passed Amendment 2, which will, over a period of years, increase Florida’s minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. The first annual increase was effective September 30, 2021, and increased the minimum wage to $10.00 per hour. Subsequent increases of $1.00 are scheduled to take place each September 30, until the hourly rate reaches $15.00 on September 30, 2026.
On September 22, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 701 (AB 701), another “first in the nation” law, this time taking aim at perceived health and safety issues applicable to certain warehouse workers. Effective January 1, 2022, the new law, codified in California Labor Code §§ 138.7 and 2100-2112, will regulate covered supply chain employers who meet the definitions for a warehouse distribution center set forth in new California Labor Code § 2100. This includes “General Warehousing Storage;” “Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods;” “Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods;” and “Electronic Shopping and Mail Order Houses.” “Farm Product Warehousing and Storage” facilities are expressly excluded from that list.
A framework, drawn from the experiences of eight transgender professionals.
So much for the idea that we’d all be satisfied to work from home forever.
The final price tag for a settlement reached by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and a former campaign spokesman is now $150,000.
More businesses plan fall reopenings with Covid-19 caseloads in decline
Is there any invention as underappreciated as the ball bearing?
Substance use disorder among the workforce is more prevalent than many people might think.
The pandemic has ravaged industries, causing unemployment numbers to reach record highs.