Michelle Phillips comments on simple steps company leaders can take to maintain compliance with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act in “5 Tips For Following New Laws On Pregnant, Nursing Workers,” published by Law360.
Archives for January 10, 2023
Susan Corcoran and Justin Theriault comment on the implications of the new Connecticut ‘Clean Slate’ law which alters employers’ abilities to make decisions based on an applicant’s criminal history in “Connecticut ‘Clean Slate’ law to erase criminal records,” published by Westchester County Business Journal (p.1).
The federal appeals court in Chicago has provided helpful guidance on employers’ obligation to accommodate qualified individuals’ medical restrictions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in a case involving a correctional officer.
On January 5, 2023 the Federal Trade Commission released a Notice of Proposed Rule that would essentially ban all non-compete agreements between employers and employees.
As of January 1, the Workers’ Compensation Board has implemented new changes to attorneys’ fee request.
On December 23, 2022, Gov. Hochul signed Bill A6328A/S6586. The bill amends New York Executive Law, Article 15 (i.e. the New York Human Rights Law), to prohibit discrimination based on an individual’s citizenship or immigration status. As often is the case, this law is similar to an already existing law in New York City.
Make sure even your worst moment makes a good impression.
A conversation with Harvard psychiatrist Robert Waldinger about what makes us happy in the long term.
So why do leaders tend to focus on individual-level solutions?
Which is more important to your overall well-being: the work you do, or the people you work with?
Even in a world where remote work is becoming increasingly common, many people spend more time interacting with their workmates than with their own families.
As we enter 2023, the future of work has become the now of work. Many of the changes which started during the pandemic were accelerated and have become permanent aspects of our working lives.
Workers may resist preventive measures
After months of waiting, hundreds of Twitter employees laid off by Elon Musk in early November received their separation agreements by email Saturday morning.