Being overemployed by working two remote jobs is becoming more common, but is it legal or ethical and can you be fired for it?
Archives for January 2, 2023
For a growing number of professionals, the days of unpaid overtime and working through weekends are in the past. Firms add people to finish projects, close for holidays and take other steps.
Employers and employees alike are juggling what their new normal looks like.
Happy workers are more productive workers.
The CEO of a New York-based metaverse company has been accused of sexually harassing a pair of African-American subordinates — including a former NFL player who claims she subjected him to bizarre come-ons and prodded him to have sex with co-workers.
Recent record-high wage gains for workers who remain in their jobs are a factor contributing to inflation
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit has applied the private sector “materially adverse” standard for retaliatory conduct to reverse the dismissal of a federal employee’s race-based retaliation and harassment claims under Title VII.
Wall Street and Silicon Valley have been slammed by the Fed’s inflation fight.
James Witz, Jessica Pizzutelli and Colton Long share their favorable outcome for a case matter, landing them a runners-up spot in The AmLaw Litigation Daily’s “Litigator of the Week” round up.
The American Lawyer
Paweł Sych and Patryk Kozieł explain that sick leave checks may absorb employers more than before, which may mean that they will outsource the relevant service, and that’s where GDPR rules come in.
Karolina Schiffter said new regulations that are meant to guarantee work in certain professions to Poles who are looking for it first are redundant and unfavorable for employers because government regulations already limit the number of work permits and statements issued to foreigners.
Michael Paglialonga and Paul Piccigallo analyzed New York’s New Warehouse Worker Protection Act and found that it would require, among other things, that employees be provided with a written description of any work-related ‘quota’ required by the employer.
Melissa Peters said OSHA has experienced a major brain drain in the past few years caused by the retirement of many seasoned inspectors and even OSHA offices who have hired new inspectors won’t feel any relief soon.
Philip L. Gordon talks enforcement of the California Privacy Rights Act and says that initially, it will likely focus on data brokers that collect large amounts of information and use it for commercial purposes before expanding to egregious violations by other organizations.
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Donald Dowling says abusive labor practices are a huge problem around the world, and often the smaller local manufacturers, miners and growers within countries that are committing labor abuses are bigger problems than the multinational firms.
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