In light of the recent failure of Silicon Valley Bank, employers are well-advised to revisit their wage payment obligations to employees.
Archives for March 15, 2023
FTC Hosts Public Forum on Proposed Rule Banning Non-Compete Clauses
On February 16, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hosted a public forum to examine its proposed rule to ban non-compete agreements.
New York State Amends Pay Transparency Law and Warehouse Worker Protection Act
On March 3, 2023, Gov. Hochul signed Bill A999/S1326 into law, which amends New York’s Pay Transparency Law (NYPTL) that will place New York among the growing number of states to require salary ranges with job advertisements.
Startup Tells New Hires They Need To Know ChatGPT For a Job
As businesses grapple with how artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT will affect working practices, one Japanese fintech firm is making it compulsory for new recruits to use the technology and even testing them on it.
The Promise (and Risk) of Boomerang Employees
How to rehire former superstars — and ensure you don’t lose current ones.
Dove And Linkedin Work Together To End Hair Discrimination In The Workplace
Race-based hair bias and discrimination has become a systemic problem in the workplace.
How Our TikTok Feeds Are Disintegrating The Structure Of Our Workforce
Before social media became seamlessly integrated into our daily lives, information stayed contained.
The latest workplace buzzwords you should know
In recent years, the global workforce has undergone significant changes.
For younger generations, a toxic workplace is a dealbreaker
The term “workplace toxicity” can be applied to any environment employees would describe as poisonous, harmful, or very unpleasant — not exactly a badge of honor.
Labor Department Creates Permanent Immigration Chaos
The Department of Labor has created chaos for employers by denying applications needed to sponsor employment-based immigrants.
EEOC Sues Papa John’s Pizza for Disability Discrimination
Pizza Chain Failed to Accommodate and Fired Blind Employee Because of Disability, Federal Agency Charges
Employee Lost One State Claim of Perceived Weight Discrimination, Proceeded with Another
A former employee’s state law claim that he was discriminated against based on a perceived disability pertaining to his weight failed, a federal district court decided.
Lawyer called ‘racist,’ ‘Karen’ by colleagues wins $170K in discrimination suit: ‘I was cursed and badgered’
Bronx Defenders reportedly admitted to no lawful wrongdoing in confidential settlement
Bosses Are Catching Job Applicants Using ChatGPT for a Boost
As AI reaches the masses, workers are using it to dress up job applications and résumés
Tesla not entitled to more info about race bias probe, Calif. agency says
A California civil rights agency suing Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) over alleged widespread race bias at its flagship assembly plant on Tuesday asked a judge to narrow the scope of his tentative ruling requiring the agency to provide more details about the probe it conducted prior to filing the lawsuit.