A recent Decision by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) sheds light on certain rights that banks may have when their employees engage in improper behavior when moving to a competing bank — and issues a stark warning for bank employees looking to do so.
Archives for August 1, 2022
Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Unlawful, Michigan High Court Holds, Overruling Precedent
Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA), MCL 37.2101 et seq., prohibition of sex-based discrimination also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, the Michigan Supreme Court has held.
Reshoring as a Trending Choice for Manufacturers
The COVID-19 pandemic and other global events have forced companies to assess their fundamental operations. Chief among the considerations of U.S. companies in 2022 is how potentially relocating manufacturing can mitigate the risks of unstable international trade and supply chain management.
Pennsylvania’s New Requirements for Tipped and Salaried Employees: Common Questions
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has implemented new regulations under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA) that go into effect on August 5, 2022.
Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Ebele Ebonwu
Goldberg Segalla added Ebele Ebonwu to the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group in Baltimore.
Dan Chammas Named FordHarrison’s Los Angeles Office Managing Partner
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Dan Chammas was named FordHarrison’s Los Angeles Office Managing Partner. Dan’s predecessor, Allison Saunders, will remain as Partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Two Must-Haves If You’re Looking for a New CEO
The CEO market is the hottest in memory thanks to an unprecedented wave of retirements.
EEOC Announces Independent Study Confirming Pay Data Collection is a Key Tool to Fight Discrimination
Expert Panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Concludes that the EEOC’s Pay Data Collection Completed in 2020 Could be Used to “Prioritize Investigations and the Allocation of Resources”
Stop Protecting “Good Guys”
The “good guy” defense gaslights women and enables offenders.
Report supports pay data collection, EEOC says
The EEOC-commissioned study laid out several weaknesses and made a number of recommendations for improvement if the agency decides to collect such data in the future, however.
Facing Labor Shortages, Pella Reinvents the Company Town in Rural Iowa
The maker of doors and windows is spending $30 million hoping to get people to move to its headquarters; ‘We just didn’t have the amenities’
PetSmart’s “grooming academy” traps workers in debt, lawsuit claims
PetSmart touts its program training people how to groom animals as free, but enrollees contend it mostly involves on-the-job training and leads to thousands of dollars of debt if they don’t stick out the program for two years, according to a class-action lawsuit.
Doctors with Disabilities Push for Change as Long COVID Affects Their Workforce
One in five American adults who has been infected with COVID-19 has some lingering symptoms that can be considered Long Covid.
How To Optimize Internal Communications And Engage The Workforce
As businesses continue to operate at lightning speed to maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace, it is important that all areas of the business are aligned and moving in the same direction.
4 Predictions On The Collapse Of Workplace Accountability
The pandemic robbed businesses of comfortable collaboration and is now ushering in sweeping changes that may define the future of work as we know it.