Corporate governance reporting is a framework that gives stakeholders insight into a company’s ESG practices, allowing them to better understand the demographic makeup of its corporate board and overall workforce.
Archives for May 2023
Employers are leveraging ESG to address various employees’ and shareholders’ concerns, including appropriate workplace safety controls that respond to employee input while maintaining compliance with state and federal standards.
John Exner was spotlighted as a Top 100 Lawyers 2023 honoree by Los Angeles Business Journal in “Top 100 Lawyers 2023 – JOHN EXNER.”
Justin Barnes comments on the Payroll Audit Independent Determination program, a U.S. Department of Labor self-audit program that enabled employers to pay back wages without litigation or penalties in “DOL’s Axed Wage Violation Program Has Mixed Legacy,” published by Law360.
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo’s efforts to alter the labor and employment landscape continue. The GC’s latest controversial enforcement memorandum (GC Memo 23-08) asserts that certain non-compete provisions in employment contracts and severance agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act.
The New York State Department of Health (the “Department”) announced on May 30, 2023, that “it has begun the process of repealing the COVID-19 vaccine requirements for workers at regulated health care facilities.”
In this episode, Jen reminds us what it takes to be a “good” employee, and why employers must effectively address employee behavior issues.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify that, as of April 1, 2023, USCIS will accept the self-identified gender marker for individuals requesting immigration benefits. In other words, the gender marker an individual selects on required USCIS applications,
On January 1, 2023, California’s statewide minimum wage increased to $15.50 for all employers. Depending on where their employees are located within the state, California employers may be facing another minimum wage increase on July 1st.
Several localities in California have minimum wage ordinances that require employers to pay employees working in
Although marijuana has been legalized for medicinal or recreational use, or both, in thirty-eight states, it is still illegal under federal law, and drug testing is required to comply with a number of federal laws, including the Motor Carrier Safety Act. In addition, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration does
Watch Burnes Center for Social Change Senior Fellow Seth Harris in conversation with Alicia Modestino, Associate Professor at Northeastern University, and Aaron Sojourner, Senior Researcher at the W.E. Upjohn Institute, as they discuss the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs, wages, and unemployment report for May 2023. This conversation will
For many, shared offices have become an escape from often chaotic homes — and a chance to join a community. Are they the future of co-working?
A guide for employees and managers.
Today’s workplace looks vastly different from the familiar 9-to-5 of yesterday.
Are these young employees harder to work with?