Tech startup companies often choose to compensate or incentive employees with some form of equity to conserve precious cash.
Archives for September 28, 2022
As Hurricane Ian Approaches, Employers Should Be Prepared for the Employment Law Challenges Storms Cause
Executive Summary: As Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida, the approaching storm serves as a reminder that employers should be prepared to address storm-related issues if they are required to close their businesses and as they prepare to resume normal operations. For example, employers need to determine whether closing the office means having to pay workers who stay home, being on the hook for unemployment compensation, and whether workers’ compensation applies to weather-related injuries.
International Paper Co. to Pay $65,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit
Paper Company Applicant Denied Job Because of ADHD Medication, Federal Agency Charged
Chamber of Commerce sues Biden administration regulator over an attempt to fight discrimination at financial services companies
The US Chamber of Commerce and other trade groups filed a lawsuit against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over the agency’s recent attempt to examine discrimination in financial services, a move that the groups argue needs congressional approval.
AI Discrimination in Hiring, and What We Can Do About It
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How to Foster Workplace Well-Being: Where Do We Go From Here?
Post-traumatic growth, psychological safety, and the way forward.
The Hybrid Workplace: Is Management Putting Your Company At Risk?
It’s been more than two years since the Covid-19 pandemic thrust us unceremoniously into the world of remote work.
[New Jersey] Cannabis workplace guidance creates more confusion
The workplace guidelines released by the state agency overseeing cannabis has employers dazed and confused over what they can do to discipline a worker who might be high on the job.
Women are back in the workforce after leaving to caretake during the pandemic
Women left the workforce in large numbers early in the pandemic. Many of those women are now back on the job, easing concerns of lasting damage to their participation in the labor market.
Workers Expect Employers to Hire People with Prior Convictions
Job seekers with criminal records, particularly those who were once incarcerated, often have trouble securing employment.
Workers say they want even more well-being support now than during the pandemic. This is why
Well-being has become even more important to workers than it was during the pandemic, a new survey finds.
Hurricane Ian and Preparing for Landfall: Employer Best Practices in the Face of a Natural Disaster
Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall somewhere between Tampa, Florida, and the Florida panhandle this week as a Category 4 hurricane according to the National Hurricane Center.
New York City’s Automated Employment Decision Tools Law: Proposed Rules Are Finally Here
On September 23, 2022, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection published proposed rules to implement the city’s automated employment decision tools (AEDT) law. The law, which will take effect on January 1, 2023, conditions the use of automated employment decision tools by employers and employment agencies
How is Remote Work Changing the World of Human Resources? With Wayne Turmel
Wayne Turmel and I met in the very early days of blogging, and while we don’t talk often, I feel like he’s one of my oldest virtual friends.
He’s an expert in remote work, and I was delighted to join him on his podcast:
Wayne speaks with
Littler’s Eric B. Mack Appointed Deputy General Counsel of the National Bar Association
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (September 27, 2022) – Eric B. Mack, a shareholder in the Providence office of Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has been named Deputy General Counsel, Labor and Employment, for the National Bar Association (NBA). Mack was appointed by the NBA’s General