The Great Resignation and lasting effects of COVID-19 have retailers fighting for talent. In what continues to be a very tight labor market, employers are enhancing employee benefits offerings hoping to recruit and retain employees.
Archives for September 20, 2022
Jackson Lewis Named Among Most Admired Law Firms to Work For in Los Angeles
Jackson Lewis’ Los Angeles office was named to Los Angeles Business Journal‘s 2022 Most Admired Law Firms to Work For list, which honors the most admired and best law firms to work for in the Los Angeles area.
Emeraude Lerebours Authors “Proceed With Caution: Stop Woke Act & Employee Training”
Emeraude Lerebours authors “Proceed With Caution: Stop Woke Act & Employee Training,” published by the Hillsborough County Bar Association.
Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Douglas B. Gale
Goldberg Segalla added Douglas B. Gale to the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group in Orange County.
Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Michael J. Gervolino
Goldberg Segalla added Michael J. Gervolino to the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group in Princeton.
“Mailbag: How should we approach D&I across states with different political climates?” HR Drive
Emily Chase-Sosnoff was featured in the HR Drive article, “Mailbag: How should we approach D&I across states with different political climates?”
California Issues Guidance for Employers on Monkeypox
There have been over 4,500 monkeypox (MPX) cases in California so far this year. Cal/OSHA recently provided guidance on MPX to ensure California employees are best protected from the disease. The guidance applies to all workplaces covered by the Aerosol Transmissible Diseases (ATD) standard (Title 8 Code of Regulations Section 5199) which includes health care facilities, public health services, police, medical transport, and more.
New York State to Follow CDC Guidance on COVID-19 Quarantines and Isolations
On September 14, 2022, the New York State Department of Health updated its COVID-19 quarantine and isolation webpage to remove earlier written COVID-19 guidance and tables dated May 31, 2022 (the “May Guidance”).1 The webpage now states that New York is following the updated August 24, 2022 CDC guidance regarding
Eagle Services to Pay $100,000 to Resolve EEOC National Origin and Race Discrimination Charge
Eagle Services, an industrial and environmental cleaning service with locations in Illinois and Indiana, will pay $100,000 in monetary relief to a class of affected employees to voluntarily resolve an employment discrimination charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Virginia Reverses School Protections for Transgender Students
The state’s Department of Education issued guidelines that would require students to file legal documents to be called by different pronouns.
N.B.A. Fines Anthony Edwards $40,000 for Anti-Gay Remarks
Edwards, a Minnesota Timberwolves guard, used homophobic language to refer to a group of people as they stood outdoors. A video of the remarks was posted to Instagram.
The Psychological Toll of Being the Only Woman of Color at Work
In the face of systemic bias and discrimination, it’s critical to prioritize your well-being.
Investigating Wage Theft Solutions: When workers win judgments but bosses still don’t pay
When a business loses its food permit, you may assume it’s because of a health code violation. But in a growing number of California counties, it could be in response to wage theft.
Bosses Promise Jobs With a Coveted Perk: Boundaries
Workers in search of better work-life balance are finding more willing managers
Harvard says didn’t need to notify insurer about Asian discrimination lawsuit
The insurance dispute stems from a case filed in November 2014 by Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), which the U.S. Supreme Court will hear next month.