Sarah Herlihy is spotlighted for joining Jackson Lewis’ Boston office as office litigation manager and principal in “Jackson Lewis Taps Arrowood Atty As Boston Litigation Chief,” published by Law360.
Archives for July 18, 2022
Angie Cavallo Spotlighted Among Next Generation of Leaders by NJBiz
Angie Cavallo was named to the 2022 Next Generation of Leaders List by NJBiz.
U.S. Supreme Court Urged to Revisit Its Decision on Arbitration of California PAGA Claims
Saying the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, No. 20-1573 (June 15, 2022), that 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, perhaps should be modified to avoid “unwarranted and incorrect resolution of the unbriefed issues of contract construction and state law statutory standing[,]” the respondent, Angie Moriana, has petitioned the Court to reconsider the decision.
Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Enforcement of L.G.B.T.Q. Protections
The ruling sided with 20 state attorneys general who sued the Biden administration over guidelines on rights for gay and transgender workers and students.
Why Union Drives Are Succeeding
After decades of declining union membership, organized labor may be on the verge of a resurgence in the U.S. Employees seeking better working conditions and higher pay have recently organized unions at Starbucks, Amazon, Apple and elsewhere.
How to Tactfully Interject in a Virtual Meeting
Five strategies to get a word in.
Black, Latino Teachers Collecting $835 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit
New York City to set aside a total of nearly $1.8 billion for plaintiffs who alleged teacher licensing test was biased
EEOC: Women Still Lag Far Behind Men in the Government’s STEM Workforce
A new report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission digs into women in the government’s STEM workforce, showing gaps in overall participation, leadership and pay.
Why hasn’t U.S. recovered all the jobs lost during COVID-19? Because local governments can’t attract workers.
The culprit is the much smaller public sector, which remains 664,000 jobs below its pre-COVID peak.
Unions are now a lifestyle choice for some workers, says Walter Olson
That hides a deeper malaise, reckons the think-tank analyst
There’s a Looming Workplace Crisis. Employers Don’t Care.
American workers, who historically have been offered five to 10 paid sick days per year—if they’re allotted sick time at all—have found, unsurprisingly, that’s just not adequate right now.
Key factors in the workplace that can contribute to mental health issues
Here are seven key factors in the workplace that contribute to people suffering from mental health problems and where to seek help.
No COVID-19 Slowdown for California PAGA Filings: The Data Is In
The COVID-19 pandemic did not slow down the pace of new California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) letters being filed with the state Labor Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), according to filing data. Instead, there was a significant increase in the filing of PAGA letters during the height of the COVID-19
The Best Workplaces for Millennials offer meaning and purpose
Purpose is on the minds of many.
5 ways to make your workplace more neuro-inclusive
This HR advisor, who was diagnosed with autism at age 31, is on the frontlines of the neurodiversity movement, working to build opportunity and understanding for neurodiverse workers.