A list of ways to create a toxic workplace, courtesy of wartime intelligence.
Archives for June 2022
A wave of academic studies in recent decades suggest that the option to terminate a pregnancy increases economic freedom, especially for women of color.
More LGBT employees who used to maintain separate personas at home and work say they won’t do it anymore, after the pandemic blurred the line between what’s personal and professional
Workers say remote work provided new opportunities to thrive. Potential mandates are stirring concerns and fears.
Manufacturers are not alone in wondering what has happened to the shrinking base of American workers over the last two years.
As the wave of worker organizing at Starbucks took off this year, Steph Achter looked on with joy.
On June 21, 2022, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed into law legislation prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of hairstyles or textures historically associated with race.
On June 28, 2022, the Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance designed to increase safety protections for hotel workers in hotels, to limit their daily workload, and to raise their wages. Mayor Eric Garcetti is anticipated to sign the ordinance, which would then take effect 30 days later.
The U.S. Supreme Court has held in favor of a former high school football coach in western Washington who lost his job after kneeling to pray on the 50-yard line after games. Kennedy v. Bremerton School Dist., No. 21–418 (June 27, 2022).
In reversing the Ninth Circuit, the Court held
In this episode, Jen discusses common misperceptions about workers’ compensation and employment laws.
Companies across the Bay Area are responding to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade by offering various abortion benefits to employees. But what if you work for a company that allow for abortion but live in a state that forbids it? Jennifer Shaw appeared on “The Afternoon News with Kitty O’Neal” to discuss this issue. You can listen to the interview here.
Just when we thought we had mastered the glossary of COVID-19 terms, earlier this month the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an Order changing the definitions of “close-contact,” and the “infections period.”
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Pittsburgh Office Managing Principal and Litigation Manager Marla N. Presley has been elected as President-Elect of the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) for the 2022 term. Marla will be sworn into office on July 1 and her term will end on June 30, 2023. Effective July 1, 2023, she will serve as President of the Bar Association.
Mark Adams, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, authored the article “When one word and one time are too many” which was selected for inclusion in the “Best of HRLaws” section by HRLaws.com.