Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Joseph J. DiPalma has been named a 2022 Rising Star-40 Under 40 honoree by the Business Council of Westchester (BCW). The winners will be honored in a ceremony at Million Air on September 20.
Archives for August 3, 2022
Carol Ashley Discusses AAAED Brief Supporting Race-Conscious Admissions Programs
Carol Ashley discusses an amicus curiae brief filed by the American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity in support of the race-conscious admissions programs of Harvard University and the University of North Carolina in “AAAED Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Case Against Harvard and the University of North Carolina,” published by EIN Presswire.
Appeals court should revisit high bar for bias claims, panel says
A U.S. appeals court panel on Wednesday reluctantly ruled that a sex-based scheduling system for jail guards in Dallas County, Texas, did not amount to unlawful sex bias, while imploring the full court to reconsider its standard for proving workplace discrimination.
There’s a Word for What Terrible Bosses Do: It’s Called Inflicting
Just because you can doesn’t mean you should. Especially when you lead people.
NLRB: Mine workers to pay Alabama coal company over $13M
A federal oversight board is ordering the United Mine Workers of America to pay more than $13 million in compensation to an Alabama coal company where members have been on strike for more than a year
Research: We Make More Virtuous Choices When Using Pen and Paper
A hard copy makes a decision feel more real.
How to Answer “Why Do You Want to Work Here?”
Three approaches to help you ace this classic interview question.
Got a Labor Shortage? Make It Easier to Work
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell insists that the tight US labor market isn’t primarily to blame for today’s high inflation, pointing instead to other culprits such as commodity prices, supply chain problems and the war in Ukraine.
Contraception and the Supreme Court: Why CVS, Walgreens allow pharmacists to deny birth control
Experts said the Supreme Court may be poised to revisit a standard set in 1977 on how far employers must go to accommodate a worker’s religious beliefs.
Family Dollar hit with fines of $1.2 million after being accused of ‘flagrantly ignoring workplace safety regulations’ at 2 Ohio stores
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the penalties on Monday.
We Can Do Hard Things: Handling Fear In The Workplace
Fear is a universal human experience, and the office is not immune to its effects.
Amazon hit with more warehouse probes from OSHA over alleged workplace hazards
A federal investigation into workplace conditions at Amazon warehouses expanded this week, with Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials visiting facilities in multiple states as part of a growing nationwide probe.
E-Verify Resumes Prepandemic Timeframes for Social Security Mismatches
E-Verify is phasing out a policy instituted at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic that had granted employees additional time to contact the Social Security Administration (SSA) to resolve discrepancies with their E-Verify submissions.
MSHA’s New Enforcement Initiative Focusing on Respirable Crystalline Silica Lacks Details for Operators
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently announced that it is implementing a silica enforcement initiative focused on reducing exposures to respirable crystalline silica.
Chiode Minicucci Advogados Launches Workplace Policy Practice with the Addition of Márcio Eurico Vitral Amaro
(August 2, 2022) – Chiode Minicucci Advogados, a leading labor and employment law firm in Brazil, has added Márcio Eurico Vitral Amaro as a partner. Chiode Minicucci is an independent law firm that serves as correspondent counsel in appropriate matters to Littler – the world’s largest employment and labor