Beginning as early as January 15, 2023, certain employers will need to ensure they are complying with the District of Columbia’s Transportation Benefits Equity Amendment Act of 2020, also known as the “Parking Cash Out Law.”
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Top Five Labor Law Developments for October 2022
The National Labor Relations Board modified its test for determining if COVID-19-related conditions warrant mail ballot union elections, potentially signaling a return to mostly in-person votes. Starbucks Corp., 371 NLRB No. 154 (Sept. 29, 2022).
United Airlines to Pay $305,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit
United Airlines will pay $305,000 to a Buddhist pilot and will provide other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
What to Do After Being Laid Off
Five steps to take — before you start looking for a new job.
Many bosses plan to clamp down on hybrid workers
As the battle over remote work continues, some bosses are planning penalties for those who don’t abide by office attendance rules.
Facebook parent company Meta will lay off 11,000 employees
Facebook parent company Meta on Wednesday said it is laying off 11,000 employees, marking the most significant job cuts in the tech giant’s history.
Hang new EEO poster ‘as soon as possible,’ EEOC advises
An EEOC spokesperson also told HR Dive how employers with remote and hybrid employees should handle the poster.
EEOC provides new guidance on caregiver discrimination
As every employer has seen, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused changes to employees’ work locations, schedules and job status, affecting their work and personal obligations.
United Airlines to pay $305,000 in religious discrimination lawsuit
The case centers on a Buddhist pilot who objected to attending AA meetings.
Workforce Engagement Is Falling. Here Are 3 Ways An ESG Strategy Can Help Reverse The Trend.
One of the most important developments to occur during the pandemic was a shift in the social contract between employers and their people.
Early Results Show Illinois Voters Appear in Favor of Workers’ Rights Constitutional Amendment Decision
A majority of Illinois voters appear in favor of a new amendment to the state’s constitution to include a new section centered on workers’ rights, but a final result on that proposed change hasn’t yet been reached.
DC voters approve higher minimum wage for tipped workers
A controversial proposal to change the pay structure for servers and other workers at Washington’s bars and restaurants was approved Tuesday, four years after an identical measure was overturned by the D.C. Council.
Workers’ Wages on the Ballot: Here’s What Happened
When wage increases are on the ballot, voters usually say yes. That was the case in multiple states with one notable loss in Portland, Maine. Meanwhile, Illinois cemented collective bargaining rights into its constitution, and Tennessee will bake right-to-work law into its own.
Uncertain Economy Could Raise Reduction in Force Issues for Many Businesses
With the rise of inflation and other negative economic indicators, most news reports are suggesting that the U.S. economy is facing uncertain times. Some economists predict that the economy is headed for a recession or that the United States has already entered one, while others are more optimistic.
Industry Minimum Wage Increases On The Ballot in Some California Cities
As the dust settles after another active California legislative session, employers still have more legislation to be on the lookout for by way of ballot measures. In the midterm elections this year, several cities in California will be voting on regulations that will impact employers.
Over the summer, several California