To account for the high price of gasoline, the Internal Revenue Service is increasing the mileage reimbursement rate for business travel from $.585 to $.625 per mile.
Archives for June 13, 2022
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a new indoor and outdoor heat enforcement initiative impacting over 70 high risk industries. With the goal of mitigating employee exposure to heat hazards in the workplace, the agency intends to ramp up its efforts by increasing inspections and enforcement activity across the targeted industries.
Daniel Schudroff comments on potential policy changes at the National Labor Relations Board that may make captive audience meetings illegal in “Employers Face Dilemma Over Captive Audience Meetings,” published by Law360.
Felice Ekelman and Melissa Ostrower comment on the legal and tax consequences employers may face when adding travel coverage for medical purposes to their employee health plans in “Employer-Paid Abortion Travel Coverage Triggers Tax Consequences,” published by Bloomberg Law.
Illinois has enacted amendments to the Child Bereavement Leave Act, expanding the law’s scope and renaming it the “Family Bereavement Leave Act” (FBLA).
With the 2022 EEO-1 deadline having passed on May 17, albeit with a “grace period” extension until June 23, 2022, yet another deadline looms for federal supply and service contractors and subcontractors: the June 30, 2022 deadline for certifying compliance with your affirmative action obligations.
SINCE MID-MARCH 2020, MEDIATIONS OF ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES CONDUCTED UNDER THE EEOC’S VOLUNTARY MEDIATION PROGRAM HAVE BEEN HELD REMOTELY VIA TELEPHONE OR VIDEO PLATFORM.
New York attorney, Jeff Shooman, contributed the expert analysis, “FAA Ruling Raises Fresh Questions On Transportation Work,” to Law360.
Settlement Resolves Federal Suit Charging Jivaro Professional Headhunters Unlawfully Fired Employee For Filing Disability Complaint
Some workers have no choice but to clock in. Others find the flexibility of remote work leads them to log in from their sick beds.
The tech giant admitted no wrongdoing as it resolved four women’s claims of widespread pay biases. The company will also allow an outside monitor to review its practices.
Nearly a third of workers plan to seek out employer-sponsored mental health care in the aftermath of shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde
A hearing is underway to consider whether the Amazon Labor Union’s historic union victory on Staten Island should stand — or whether a re-do election is warranted.
Four commitments leaders can make to support their youngest employees.