If child care subsidies like those proposed by the Biden administration were enacted — not the likeliest of scenarios at this point — a significant number of women would enter the job market, Emily writes.
Archives for June 17, 2022
Where is the country working from?
At Top Workplaces, the keys to retention are to offer more flexibility and address employees’ financial struggles
Percentage of U.S. employees who say they experienced stress or worry during “a lot” of the previous day
SpaceX has fired employees who helped coordinate an open letter critical of chief executive Elon Musk’s behavior on Twitter and other public forums.
Even as companies struggle to coax employees back to the office, some bars report that their after-work crowds are nearing prepandemic levels.
On June 10, 2022, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed House Bill 5412 and its trailer bill, House Bill 4600, into law. Both bills amend the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (WPCA) to make certain primary contractors liable for any debt owed by a subcontractor—at any tier— relating to the
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker recently signed into law two bills addressing employee leave. The Family Bereavement Leave Act (FBLA) provides eligible employees with unpaid time off to grieve the death of a family member covered by the act, and it provides employees with time off due to certain pregnancy- or
The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Viking River Cruises v. Moriana will dramatically impact employers’ rights to enforce arbitration agreements related to claims under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).1 This decision, which is a significant win for employers with interests in California, will allow employers to compel arbitration of
Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated decision in Viking River Cruises v. Moriana. The decision addresses the apparent conflict between the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and California’s jurisprudence on the state’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
Bilateral arbitration agreements governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) may require arbitration of California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims on an individual basis only, the U.S. Supreme Court has held. Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, No. 20-1573 (June 15, 2022).
The Court’s decision overrules the California’s Supreme Court
On March 29, 2022, the House of Representatives passed the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022 (SECURE 2.0, HR 2954). SECURE 2.0 is a comprehensive bill designed to increase access to retirement savings and includes a variety of provisions that would affect employer-provided retirement plans.
On June 14, 2022,