Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce that Principal Felice B. Ekelman has co-authored “Thrive with a Hybrid Workplace: Step-by-Step Guidance from the Experts,” a book focused on the future of work, and how to minimize risk and maximize growth.
Archives for March 6, 2023
Verizon Names Jackson Lewis as First IDEAward Honoree
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce that Verizon has named the firm its inaugural IDEAward recipient. The IDEAward is an annual recognition of a law firm partner who demonstrates excellence in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). The award spotlights the award recipient’s best practices, approaches and effective programs that advance DEI and belonging within their firms and the wider legal profession.
Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Kyle D. Gens
Goldberg Segalla added Kyle D. Gens to the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group in Manhattan.
OSHA Fails to Prove Feasible, Effective Abatement for Excessive Heat Hazard, Commission Rules
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) successfully established the existence of an excessive heat hazard for which the agency cited the employer, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) has ruled, resolving a question open since 2019.
When — and How — to Keep a Poker Face at Work
Practice regulating your emotions by being aware of your facial expressions and body language.
You’re Now a ‘Manager.’ Forget About Overtime Pay.
New evidence shows that many employers are mislabeling rank-and-file workers as managers to avoid paying them overtime.
U.S. Sues Exxon Mobil Over Nooses Found at Louisiana Refinery
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in a suit that the oil and gas company failed to remedy years of racial harassment faced by Black workers.
8 Ways To Create Certainty Amid Current Workplace Uncertainty
The workplace is full of uncertainties, and facing them is one of the biggest challenges day in and day out.
The job exit interview: Is it OK to let loose?
The exit interview is a standard part of most employee off-boarding processes, and it’s designed to benefit the company.
Remote workers are adopting a new practice called ‘body doubling,’ in which they watch strangers work online
Nicole Onyia, 24, goes live on TikTok for about five hours every day—all while juggling her full-time job as a data analyst.
No One Should Be Forced To Choose Between His Faith And His Paycheck
Without action by the Supreme Court, employers will continue to feel safe denying religious accommodation requests.
Who Needs Congress when You Have Five (or Six) Supreme Court Justices?
This spring, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Groff v. DeJoy, and it will likely hold that religious employees are entitled to their preferred day of rest while secular workers have to accept whatever schedule their employer imposes.
ONE OVERLOOKED OFFICE DESIGN TRICK COULD MAKE YOU HAPPIER AT WORK
Well-being emerged as a priority for workers in general, with 81 percent of respondents saying they will prioritize organizations that support mental health the next time they apply for a new job.
How to Fill an Office Today? Waive the Rent
Landlords in major office hubs are handing out incentives such as longer rent-free periods to encourage companies to sign leases
A U.S. federal agency is suing Exxon after 5 nooses were found at a Louisiana complex
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a federal agency, said it was suing ExxonMobil after several nooses were discovered at the company’s complex in Baton Rouge, La.