Netflix has reinstated a senior software engineer and two other staffers who had publicly criticized the streaming giant’s new Dave Chappelle comedy special The Closer for including transphobic remarks
Archives for October 13, 2021
Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, workforce change over the past 15 months has been dizzying.
The pandemic and the massive shift to remote work have forced an evolution in where, when and how employees work.
On October 11th of each year, we celebrate National Coming Out Day.
Why employees love the software, and bosses don’t
The change comes during a labor shortage in the United States, offering reassurance that undocumented workers are not at risk of being deported en masse.
The New York State Division of Human Rights (NYSDHR) recently announced that for complaints filed on or after October 12, 2021, it will no longer discontinue complaints following private settlements. This announcement comes as a significant change in the division’s long-standing practice of allowing parties to privately settle complaints before
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro N. Mayorkas has issued a policy directive to immediately discontinue mass worksite enforcement operations.
These involve large-scale law enforcement operations resulting in the arrest of hundreds of unauthorized workers. They were a significant part of the Trump Administration’s worksite enforcement strategy.
A district judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia recently dismissed a case due to the plaintiff’s failure to file suit within the allotted time identified in the notice of right to sue (NRTS) that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued. Moyer v.
In 2019, California adopted several laws that restricted “non-disclosure” provisions in employment-related agreements. Those laws, passed in the wake of the “me too” movement, limited non-disclosure provisions in settlement agreements for lawsuits and administrative agency charges involving allegations of sexual harassment.1 They also limited the use of non-disclosure provisions
The State Department cannot rely on presidential proclamations to refuse to adjudicate visas, Judge James E. Boasberg in the U.S. District Court for the D.C. District has held.
Judge Boasberg said nothing about what the State Department needs to do in line with its opinion, but established that the Administration’s