An amendment to the Oregon Safe Employment Act signed by Governor Kate Brown creates a “rebuttable presumption” of discrimination or retaliation if an employer takes an adverse action against any employee or prospective employee who engaged in certain protected activities within 60 days.
Archives for November 1, 2021
Social media continues to permeate business operations, especially in the real estate industry.
Stacey Lococo authors “Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act Did Not Protect Fired Worker,” published by SHRM.
Michael Neifach discusses the practical and compliance implications of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security potentially extending the I-9 inspection flexibility afforded during the COVID-19 to be a permanent standard in “DHS Seeks Input on Making Remote I-9 Review Permanent,” published by SHRM.
On March 28, 2021, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Small Business Retirement Marketplace Act, which requires qualifying employers to automatically enroll their employees in the New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program. While enrollment in the program began on March 28, 2021, qualifying employers are not required to enroll their employees in the program until the end of 2021.
The California Legislature again had a busy session and passed a number of laws that will materially impact California employers and their business operations. Below is a list of some of the key employment-related bills that have been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. For a more comprehensive summary of these bills and others, we suggest you sign up for our complimentary webinar on November 30, 2021, where we will discuss these bills and others in a more in-depth format.
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but these seven strategies can help.
Critics of H-1B visa holders do not mention the high fees required to file an H-1B petition or the large number of job openings in computer occupations.
While big companies wield considerable power, Covid’s economic disruption has given workers new leverage, contributing to a recent upturn in strikes.
New York City started to enforce its Covid vaccine mandate for municipal workers on Monday, and about 9,000 workers who refused to get vaccinated were placed on unpaid leave.
After the Covid-19 pandemic hit, Sara Adamski knew she had to make a job change.
When Jenn Lim pitched her new book “Beyond Happiness” in early 2020, she thought she’d discuss her decade of work as CEO of Delivering Happiness, the business consulting firm she cofounded to help companies build happier, more sustainable workforces using science-backed research on happiness.
As the world looks to open up amidst continued uncertainty relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders at offices big and small look to decide when—and if—they’ll open their doors to welcome employees “back” to work.
While costumes and candy are the best parts of Halloween, the spooky stories bring it all together. While lots of scary stories are fiction, sometimes what happens in an office brings whole new meaning to the term “ghosting.”