Friday, June 24, 2022, began with the United States Supreme Court’s publication of its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (19-1392), the Supreme Court held: “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives.”
Archives for June 27, 2022
Celebrating Pride in 2022: Coming Out and Allyship in the Workplace
While June is a month to celebrate our Pride, it is also a time to reflect on the importance of coming out in the workplace and how all employees have a critical role to play as allies to LGBTQ staff, clients and community. On this episode of We get work™, we will explore coming out in the workplace and allyship through shared personal journeys and how to build a roadmap for allyship in your organization this June and going forward.
Chicago Releases Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy, Poster for Employers
The Chicago Commission on Human Relations has released an English-language model policy and a model sexual harassment prevention poster related to Chicago’s new requirement that employers adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy and provide annual training to employees and supervisors.
U.S. Department of Education Proposes Amendments to Title IX Regulations
In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education has released its proposed amendments to the regulations for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 for public comment.
FordHarrison Ranked in the Top Twenty in the National Law Journal’s 2022 Women’s Scorecard Chart
FordHarrison was listed number 17 on National Law Journal’s 2022 Women’s Scorecard, a part of the NLJ 500 firm head count report. The Women in Law Scorecard ranks the nation’s largest law firms by representation of women attorneys and we are thrilled to have been ranked in the top twenty.
U.S. Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade and the Constitutional Right to an Abortion will Impact Employee Benefits Plans
Executive Summary: Today’s Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization will have a significant impact on abortion procedures offered under employee benefits plans.
Transparency in Coverage Requirements – Compliance Deadline Approaching
Summary: For Health Plans, Machine-Readable Files, containing in-network provider charges and out-of-network allowed amounts and billed charges, must be posted on a public website by July 1, 2022.
Los Angeles Employers Beware! Minimum Wage and Sick Leave Changes Start July 1, 2022
All employers in Los Angeles should revisit employment practices to ensure compliance with local ordinances as many changes take effect on July 1, 2022.
Is a Toxic Mindset Affecting Your Work Performance?
Learn how to ditch negative mental habits that are hurting your work performance and holding you back from career success.
Monitoring Employees Makes Them More Likely to Break Rules
Researchers found that when workers know they’re being surveilled, they often feel less responsible for their own conduct.
How US Companies Are Supporting Workers on Abortion
The US Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the constitutional right to abortion quickly drew responses from the corporate world,
Boss Slammed for Depriving Workers of Chairs on Breaks: ‘Too Comfortable’
The internet has slammed a company for wanting to remove chairs because workers were “too comfortable” during breaks.
Employers, Here Are 3 Harmful Things You’re Doing That Empowers Workplace Bullies
Workplace bullying comes in many different forms.
How to Protect Your Remote Workforce from a Cyberattack
Earlier this year, an industry report stated that 79% of businesses remain concerned about the security risks of an increasingly remote workforce.