Last month, the National Labor Relations Board issued an important decision (McLaren Macomb, 372 NLRB No. 58 (2023) regarding the inclusion of certain common provisions in severance and separation agreements. You can read the 02/21/23 decision on the NLRB’s site here.
Archives for March 8, 2023
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that a worker who earned more than $200,000 still had to be paid the overtime rate for hours worked over 40 in a workweek.
Kimberly Bennett discusses immigration topics that human resources professionals may want to familiarize themselves with to improve their hiring practices in “Employment Immigration for HR Professionals,” published by the National Association of Women Lawyers.
Stephanie Adler-Paindiris discusses an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that could make it more difficult for companies to defend against employees’ faith-based challenges to COVID-19 vaccine mandates in “High Court Religious Bias Case May Strengthen Vaccine Suits,” published by Law360.
Bernard Tisdale comments on the legal issues employers may want to consider before deciding not to drug test for marijuana in “More companies decide to stop screening new hires for marijuana,” published by WSOC-TV.
Joy Chin discusses steps New York employers can take to prepare for the state’s new pay transparency law, which is similar to New York City’s law in “Pay transparency is often kept in soft focus,” published by Newsday.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to settle the circuit split on whether its 2017 decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal. applies to collective actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. § 216(b). In Bristol-Myers, the justices held that a federal court could not exercise specific personal jurisdiction over nonresident plaintiffs’ claims against a nonresident company.
In a rare development, Musk later apologized and said he misunderstood the employee’s situation after mocking him on Twitter
An analysis of 3,000 applications to Harvard Business School’s High Potentials Leadership Program reveals common challenges and opportunities.
Without broader commitments to advancing women, these programs can signal that women are deficient and need fixing.
ResumeBuilder.com’s Stacie Haller joins the podcast to discuss a new survey about return-to-office policies.
The modern workplace was not designed with the human brain in mind.
Gen Z are the first generation to start their careers in a post-Me Too era. But how much the anti-harassment movement really shifted workplace culture is still up for debate.
For the past two years, a bipartisan group of researchers and analysts convened by the American Enterprise Institute, the Brookings Institution, and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Project on Workforce has reviewed the evidence on the effectiveness of the United States’ federal-state workforce education and training system.
After pandemic disruptions, women have now gained more jobs than men for four straight months