Susan Fahey Desmond authors “Louisiana Passes Law Requiring Time Off for Genetic Testing and Cancer Screening,” published by SHRM.
Archives for July 2023
Stephanie Adler-Paindiris discusses an upcoming case the U.S. Supreme Court will hear that will clarify whether a mandatory job transfer can be considered a discriminatory employment action under federal law in “Case Will Analyze Whether Job Transfers Can Be Discriminatory Action,” published by SHRM.
Amendments to the Illinois Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act (VESSA) expand leave available to Illinois employees grieving a family member’s death arising from a crime of violence.
For years, a number of Florida’s elected officials have had their sights set on eliminating the statutory requirement that Florida residents obtain a concealed weapons license (“CWL”) to lawfully carry a concealed weapon.
Amendments to New Jersey’s Unemployment Compensation Law (UCL) are scheduled to take effect on July 31, 2023. One of the most significant changes to the UCL is that employers will now need to electronically report certain “separation information” to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) immediately
HR is an instrument of cruelty, force, and coercion.” So said Tucker Carlson in a rant with Glenn Beck at the Family Leadership Summit.
While I definitely make fun of the evil side of HR, Carlson claims HR has made companies “far more soulless” and far more subject
Last week, I posted a piece about Hollywood studios’ efforts to partner with online content creators to promote their TV and film projects during SAG-AFTRA’s strike against the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). Since then, there’s been a flurry of conversation about the role of online
I get the feeling Outten is about to jump up in a couple ‘best place to work’ lists.
Scrutiny has made it harder to be an overt bully but subtler forms of harassment can be as destructive
One in four U.S. adults has a disability which impacts major life activities, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including difficulty in hearing and seeing, in mobility like climbing stairs, in cognition like concentrating and in living independently and taking on activities like dressing.
About 1 in 5 American workers have a job with “high exposure” to artificial intelligence, according to Pew Research Center. It’s unclear if AI would enhance or displace these jobs.
Gen-Z is facing tough challenges in the job market.
Chicago Transit Authority ridership for 2022 was 243.5 million, an increase after the declines of 2020 and 2021 but still significantly lower than the 468.1 million in 2018 or the 516.9 million in 2010.
By any standard you can imagine, the Covid pandemic brought colossal change to the way people look at—and live—their lives.
Staff absences from work due to poor mental health have hit a record high.