On July 19, 2022, the Michigan Court of Claims held that, in 2018, the state legislature violated the Michigan Constitution when it enacted, and within the same legislative session amended, two ballot initiatives, one to raise the minimum wage and the other to require employers to provide paid sick leave.
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A provision in the enacted state budget for fiscal year 2023 would have amended the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFMLA) to provide employers and employees more flexibility to use other accrued benefits to supplement paid benefits received from the state.
Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017 decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., 137 S. Ct. 1773, limiting the scope of a court’s jurisdiction over out-of-state claims, federal courts have grappled with whether the landmark opinion applies to collective actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. § 216(b).
The bank will reinstate a requirement to assemble a “diverse slate” of job candidates while adding flexibility, according to an internal memo.
Elisabeth Griffith’s “Formidable” chronicles American women’s endless battle for fair treatment.
A conversation about increasing trust in the workplace and society.
Don’t jump onto a sinking ship.
After its acquisition of One Medical, how will the giant navigate the U.S.’s $4.1 trillion health care sector?
The $12 million settlement, which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission finalized on July 22, will go to 71 agents who filed claims in the class-action lawsuit.
Twenty-six workers at an Amazon facility in Joliet have filed complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging a racist workplace environment and retaliation against an employee who spoke up, their lawyer said Wednesday.
U.S. jobseekers had slightly fewer open gigs to choose from in June but still enjoyed record demand for workers as the labor market held strong, according to data released Tuesday by the Labor Department.
Elon Musk, the billionaire chief executive of Tesla, SpaceX and NeuraLink, has made a lot of headlines lately, but a noteworthy announcement may have been overshadowed by other news.
While the U.S. has largely shifted on Covid risk, there’s no denying the latest variant is concerning. Learn what to factor into your plans when it comes to the most contagious strain yet.
In what U.S. News has called the “Great Return,” many organizations are bringing virtual teams back to the physical workplace.
We know about destination weddings, hotels and resorts. But what about a destination workplace?