Matco Tools allegedly misclassified distributors of their products as independent contractors. An independent contractor is a self-employed individual or contracted entity that provides a service to another entity as a nonemployee. As such, Matco Tools did not have to provide employee benefits; which resulted in allegedly denying the distributor’s overtime
Archives for January 4, 2022
The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has ordered that all indoor settings where food or drink are served for on-premises consumption and health and fitness centers require proof of COVID-19 vaccination with an approved vaccine from all patrons five years of age or older beginning January 3, 2022.
A surge in positive COVID-19 cases in Puerto Rico has Governor Pedro R. Pierluisi issuing yet another round of executive orders, including one that expands the number of workers that must obtain COVID-19 booster shots.
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has elevated 16 attorneys to principal status, effective January 1, 2022.
On December 30, 2021, the CDPH issued new guidance regarding isolation and quarantine related to COVID-19. A link to the new guidance is included below.
Three ways leaders can bring customers to life for teams who don’t regularly interact with them.
An Indiana lawmaker filed a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would ban “vaccine status discrimination,” coming just as cases soar.
The estate of a former police dispatcher will receive $1 million as part of a settlement with the township over alleged racist discrimination he faced within the Wall Police Department.
The Trump administration nixed many labor and employment policies adopted under former President Barack Obama, including regulations on worker classification, overtime pay and disclosure of compensation data.
The contingent workforce (niche, hard-to-find, professional skilled workers) plays a key role as part of an organization’s overall human capital strategy.
Dear Amy: I am a 39-year-old married man. I made a friend two years ago at work. She is 39, divorced, and lives alone. Our friendship built up over time and is solid.
In the business world, a “bad actor” is someone who engages in harmful, unethical or illegal behavior.
The great escape to home offices that instantly happened in March 2020 created a more comfortable environment for introverts.
The vaccine mandate, which could affect 1.8 million Philly-area workers, is headed for a big court test at the U.S. Supreme Court this week. OSHA fines could start landing on Jan. 10.
If business leaders assumed Covid would slow the pace of class action lawsuits or the size of settlements, they were wrong.