Maybe you’ve seen #ShareYourSalary trending. What started out as a hashtag will become the law in yet another U.S. state this fall.
Archives for July 12, 2022
Employee Put on Leave After Coworker Said They Might ‘Shoot Up’ Workplace
At a time when mass shootings are increasing throughout the nation, an employee alleged their job was “hanging by a string” months after a colleague falsely identified them to police as a potential workplace shooter.
The Importance Of Vacation In The Workplace
How have views on the importance of vacation changed over the years?
Even when the ‘Great Resignation’ wanes, the workplace changes it spurred won’t, says psychologist who predicted the trend
The latest data shows the so-called “Great Resignation” is still going strong.
West Virginia will give you $20,000 and it’s not the only state doing more in war for workers
Growth in domestic manufacturing, the Great Resignation and demographics are exacerbating serious worker shortages.
Amazon Disciplined Workers 13,000 Times in One Year at a Single Warehouse
Between April 2019 and April 2020, in the run-up to the JFK8 warehouse’s successful, historical union vote, Amazon averaged more than two citations per worker.
US employers’ support for workers’ abortion care leaves serious gaps
Millions of Americans rely on their employers for health insurance and while some firms have stepped up, others have not, with those on low incomes most likely to suffer
Five Signs Workers Still Have Power in This Job Market
Job openings remain high, layoffs are low and employees keep quitting for better offers—even as many Americans brace for recession
Eighteen Dollar Per Hour California Minimum Wage Initiative Fails
By: Eighteen Dollar Per Hour California Minimum Wage Initiative Fails
Backed by numerous labor organizations, the ballot initiative entitled the California Living Wage Act of 2022 proposed increasing the California minimum wage over the next three years. The initiative would require California employers with 26 or more employees to pay minimum
Littler Adds Allison Wallin as Shareholder in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (July 11, 2022) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Allison Wallin as a shareholder in its Los Angeles office. Previously a partner with Raines Feldman LLP, Wallin is one of several recent key lateral additions to Littler and the
Littler Adds Shareholder Paula Anthony in New Haven
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 11, 2022) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Paula N. Anthony as a shareholder in its New Haven office. She was previously a partner with Berchem Moses PC and is admitted to practice in both Connecticut and
Netflix, Starbucks, and Other Companies Pledge to Cover Employee Abortion Travel
Following the Supreme Court’s recent decision to overrule Roe v. Wade, which established the constitutional right to abortion, a growing number of companies have pledged to cover travel costs for employees seeking abortions out of state. To this end, major companies from various industries are expanding their health insurance
NLRB Reaffirms Regional Directors’ Discretion to Dismiss Election Petitions Absent a Hearing
On June 15, 2022, in Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc., 371 NLRB No.
If You Don’t Know Everything about Your Job You Are (Wait for It) NORMAL
Rhode Island Enacts Tip Law, Mirroring Aspects of the FLSA
Rhode Island has joined the list of states adopting laws governing the payment of tips. House Bill (HB) 7510, which is codified as Public Law 2022-245, mirrors nearly all tip-related aspects of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and its regulations. The law became effective on June 28, 2022.