At the start of June 2022, the City of Los Angeles approved an ordinance to raise the minimum wage for certain healthcare workers at privately-owned healthcare facilities within the city. Since June, more cities have passed nearly identical ordinances. There is also a push for a California statewide healthcare minimum
Archives for August 29, 2022
Lewis Quoted in Grocery Dive on Trader Joe’s Unionization Vote
Sid Lewis, a partner and leader of the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the New Orleans office, was recently quoted in the article “Trader Joe’s workers in Minneapolis vote overwhelmingly to unionize” published by Grocery Dive.
District of Columbia’s Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act: Mandatory Training and Notice Requirements Take Effect
In 2018, the District of Columbia enacted the Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act (TWWF), preserving the use of the tip credit in the District, but imposing significant obligations on employers that employ tipped employees, such as mandatory sexual harassment prevention training and notice requirements. Certain aspects of the TWWF
Lone Star Ambulance to Pay $90,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Case
San Antonio Critical Care Transportation Company Maintained Hostile Work Environment Based on Sex, Federal Agency Charged
Managers freaking out over ‘quiet quitting’ shows some bosses are out of touch and have always expected their employees to work extra
When Liz Gross first heard the phrase “quiet quitting,” she rolled her eyes.
Long Covid’s ‘Shocking’ Toll on Workforce: $168B in Lost Pay, 2M-4M Out of Work
Long Covid has forced an estimated two million to four million Americans out of the workforce, representing at least $168 billion in lost wages.
Two Dynamics Reshaping The Workforce And How Progressive Companies Are Reacting
Aging is not a new phenomenon.
The Nightmarish Loss of Workplace Privacy
As oppressive surveillance in the workplace becomes increasingly common, policymakers should push back.
Returning to your old workplace
More “boomerang” employees are returning to the jobs they left a year ago, said Charlie Wells in Bloomberg.
A workplace wellness coach and happiness scholar’s 3 best tips for thriving at work
Let’s face it — work can be stressful, especially when you’re doing a job you don’t necessarily love. However, you can take steps to ensure your ability to thrive in the workplace.
Gov. Kathy Hochul orders study on how COVID affected women in the workplace
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced she’s ordering a study on how COVID affected women in the workplace.
Mental Health In The Workplace
There are plenty of reasons to be stressed out right now.
Who Is Quiet Quitting For?
For those not ready to make a grand exit, a softer approach may work.
How Quitting a Job Changed My Relationships
We asked people who quit during the “Great Resignation” how it helped them reconnect with their loved ones. This is what they told us.
Cable Technicians Were Exempt Commissioned Employees, Fifth Circuit Concludes
Although the plaintiff cable technicians, who were paid by the completed job and not by the hour, were covered employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), they nonetheless were bona fide commissioned employees and therefore exempt from the overtime requirements of Act, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently