Nadine Abrahams comments on the potential effects to commercial general liability policies within the insurance market following the first jury verdict in a case involving Illinois’ Biometric Privacy Act, which regulates the collection of biometric identifiers in “Biometric privacy award sparks reactions in insurance market,” published by Business Insurance.
Archives for November 2, 2022
Felice Ekelman Comments on New York City Pay Transparency Law Requiring Salary Range in Job Postings
Felice Ekelman comments on raised anxieties for New York City employers acclimating to the new pay transparency law requiring job postings to include salary range in “Pay Transparency in New York City: New Job Posting Law Explained,” published by Bloomberg Law.
Puerto Rico Publishes Model Protocol for Expanded Sexual Harassment Law
The Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PRDOL) has published the anticipated Model Protocol to Prevent and Manage Cases of Sexual Harassment in Employment. This comes following the enactment of Act 82-2022, which expanded coverage of the sexual harassment law (Act 17-1988) to interns, required employers to adopt a protocol, and directed the PRDOL to provide a model protocol.
Federal Contractor Update (Including New Workplace Poster Applicable to All Employers)
Executive Summary: EEOC and OFCCP have issued a new workplace poster, and the end of the year is quickly approaching. Now is the time for federal contractors to start planning for 2023 compliance with OFCCP obligations including affirmative action plan (AAP) development, annual compliance certification, and annual EEO and affirmative action training. Additionally, Contractors should stay on top of regulatory developments.
Job Openings Rose in September Despite Higher Interest Rates
The labor market has remained stronger than expected even as the Federal Reserve has tried to get inflation under control
To Craft a Better Employee Experience, Collect the Right Data
Surveys, interviews, observation, and other tools can help you avoid “one-size-fits-none” policies.
When Changing Jobs Changes Your Identity
To find success in your new role, you may need to let go of certain pieces of yourself — and embrace others.
4 Dos and Don’ts of Using Psychology to Your Advantage in the Workplace
Learn how to use basic human psychology at work with your morals and ethics intact.
Workplace spying surged in the pandemic. Now the government plans to crack down.
The U.S.’ top worker lawyer plans to crack down on businesses’ ability to spy on their workers.
Workplace tech is changing fast. Are companies keeping up?
IT departments are once again focusing on tech at the office
The Monster Under The Desk: ‘Productivity Paranoia’ Testing Trust In The Workplace
With the spooky season recently upon us, what’s scarier than thinking your boss is watching your every move just to make sure you’re being productive?
How to fix high inflation, weak growth and labor shortages? Boost worker productivity.
Anna Marie Atkinson, a human resources manager, is comfortable setting policies, onboarding new employees and getting involved when workers get in trouble or a crisis arises.
2 in 5 Workers Are Experiencing Burnout — This Could Be Key to Relief
Burnout is on the rise in the U.S., mostly among female and younger workers, a new report finds.
A Workers’ Guide to Wage Theft: What to do if your boss steals your wages
Wage theft is common in low-wage industries in California.
Home Depot workers in Philadelphia vote on whether to form 1st unionized store
Home Depot workers in Philadelphia are deciding whether to form the company’s first unionized store.