The California Labor Commissioner today paid $1.52 million to 57 workers at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes who were laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Earlier this year, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law S.812B/A.2035B, which amended the New York State Human Rights Law, N.Y. Exec. Law § 296, to require the establishment of a state-wide, toll-free, confidential hotline for complaints of workplace sexual harassment. On July 19, 2022, Governor Hochul announced the launch
So many people want to work from home as it makes life easier. But what if it’s not making life easier? What if it’s making life more challenging?
To be 100% upfront and transparent, I’ve worked at home exclusively for the
In this episode, Jen discusses the recent wave of civil litigation related to COVID-19 deaths.
Last month, Puerto Rico’s governor approved Act 41-2022, which includes a series of amendments to Puerto Rico’s Act 4-2017, better known as the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act (LTFA), and other employment legislation. Act 41-2022 includes various provisions, including those providing special treatment for employers that are deemed microenterprises,
If you’ve been regularly testing your employees for Covid over the past two plus years, you have done so under the guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC updated their Frequently Asked Questions about workplace Covid testing on July 12. There are some subtle, but significant, changes
As the pandemic continues to evolve, so does the EEOC’s guidance. On July 12, 2022, the EEOC once again updated its COVID-19 guidance: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws to reflect the pandemic’s changing state. The updated guidance follows CDC’s June 10,
On June 20, 2022, Puerto Rico’s governor approved Act 41-2022, which includes a series of amendments to Puerto Rico’s Act 4-2017, better known as the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act (LTFA), and other employment legislation. One of the impacted statutes is Act 180-1998, Puerto Rico’s Vacation and Sick Leave
In March 2022, San Francisco amended its Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance. The amendments which took effect at the start of July 2022, made the following changes:
Expands care by an employee from just parents to care of persons age 65 or older and with whom the employee has a