The California Department of Industrial Relations issued revised COVID-19 FAQs on January 6, 2022, to address the interplay of the new CDPH isolation and quarantine guidance and the Cal/OSHA ETS. (Thank you, DIR!).
Archives for January 10, 2022
Jackson Lewis’ newly elected principals discuss their elevation to partner status, and the firm is spotlighted for steadily adding principals to its offices throughout the U.S. in “Jackson Lewis Promotes 16 Attorneys To Principal,” published by Law360.
Megan Coughlin and Lindsay Dennis Swiger author “Greater Diversity & Inclusion in Executive Leadership Can Contribute to Fewer EPLI Claims,” published by NAPEO.
In 2021, wage and hour laws continued to change and develop, expanding in some areas and contracting in others. In “2021 Wage & Hour Developments: A Year in Review,” we look back on significant wage and hour developments at both the federal and state level.
In response to a significant increase in COVID-19 cases, effective January 6, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, will require all individuals to wear facemasks indoors.
Beginning December 20, 2021, federal contractors must comply with the federal Fair Chance Act (FCA), which prohibits contractors from inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal background in certain cases in the initial stages of the application process, even as regulatory revisions on the “ban-the-box” law have yet to be released.
On November 4, 2021, three states, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Indiana, filed suit against the federal government seeking to invalidate President Biden’s September 9, 2021, executive order requiring government contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022. On December 15, 2021, Judge Drell of the Western District of Louisiana granted the plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction, stopping the vaccine mandate from going into effect in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Indiana. This Louisiana federal court order follows similar orders previously issued by federal courts in Georgia and Kentucky.
As COVID-19 variants work their way through the Greek alphabet, California employers have new CDC guidelines, new Cal-OSHA and CDPH requirements, new decisions to make with respect to vaccine and testing mandates, and when employees may return to work.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the appointment of two career federal employees to key Senior Executive Service (SES) managerial positions at the agency.
Hollingsworth Richards, LLC, doing business as Honda of Covington, has agreed to pay a former sales representative $100,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.
A fertile environment is one where employees have a spring in their steps in pursuit of a noble purpose, and where everyone can become the best, biggest, most beautiful version of themselves.
Being too helpful may end up hurting your career progress. Here’s how to set some boundaries.
Labor organizing efforts pick up in some sectors, but some workers prefer to go it alone when presenting demands to the boss.
As the raging omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation, millions of those whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days are having to choose between their health and their paycheck.
It is often hard for people who have experienced racism or oppression to convince those who haven’t of the pain and injustice of their plight.