Tammy Baker comments on Lynlee Wells Palmer recently joining Jackson Lewis’ Birmingham office in “Jackson Lewis names principal in Birmingham office,” published by Birmingham Business Journal.
Archives for November 21, 2022
Courtney Malveaux Comments on the U.S. Supreme Court Declining to Review Case Challenging Chevron Deference
Courtney Malveaux comments on the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court declining to review a case challenging Chevron deference and its impact on wage laws in “Chevron Survival Means Wage Regulations Live Another Day,” published by Law360.
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on Where Businesses Can Be Sued
The constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s “registration statute,” which requires corporations that register to do business in Pennsylvania consent to the “general personal jurisdiction” of Pennsylvania, was the subject of oral argument in the U.S. Supreme Court on November 8, 2022.
5 Things Employers Get Wrong About Caregivers at Work
Myth #1: School and childcare are back to normal.
Notes of Appreciation Can Boost Individual and Team Morale
Go beyond the generic thank-you note.
How to Push for Policy Changes at Your Company
The people and planning you’ll need to set yourselves up for success.
Marijuana in the Workplace (SHRM)
Legislation is evolving across the country
Workplace rudeness is on the rise. Here are 4 ways organizations can address it.
Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Christine Porath, a professor at Georgetown University‘s McDonogh School of Business, details findings from her recent survey, which found that frontline workers have experienced a rise in workplace incivility in recent years and offers four tips to help organizations address incivility.
ARE YOU READY FOR WORKPLACE BRAIN SCANNING?
Extracting and using brain data will make workers happier and more productive, backers say
Ford Offers Easy Exit to Underperforming Workers
Ford Motor Co. has ushered in a new approach to handling underperforming salaried employees—an unusual strategy that has piqued the interest of HR professionals but that some employers might find unworkable.
Avoid these 10 ‘cringeworthy’ phrases that are annoying your co-workers
You might think you sound more professional using corporate lingo, but chances are, you’re probably annoying or confusing your co-workers.
Freight rail workers at the biggest unions split over their contract deal, raising the specter of a strike
Workers at the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen voted for the deal, but the SMART-TD union voted it down. If a deal is not reached, workers could strike by Dec. 9
Key Freight Rail Union Rejects Deal, Increasing Strike Risk
The tentative agreement, brokered in September with help from the Biden administration, had averted a strike before the midterm elections.
What Employees Does Twitter Need, Anyway?
The many departures have set off a wave of hand-wringing about whether the site can continue to operate well.
New DACA Rule Reflects Court’s Limitations
The new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) final rule is in effect – to the extent permitted by court orders.
DACA allows temporary protection from deportation for undocumented immigrants who came to the United States under the age of 16. There are approximately 600,000 immigrants, known as “Dreamers,” who