On September 15, 2023, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection adopted new amended rules related to New York City’s Earned Safe and Sick Time Act. The amended rules take effect on October 15, 2023.
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California’s Governor signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1076 on October 13, 2023, which adds new Business & Professions Code §16600.1, making it unlawful to impose non-compete clauses on employees – which contractual restrictions already are void under Business & Professions Code §16600.
AB 1076 codifies existing case law in Edwards v.
Depending upon many different factors, a state-wide minimum wage has been established for healthcare workers in California which will be phased in over time. On October 13, 2023, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 525, which enacts a multi-tiered statewide minimum wage schedule for health care workers employed by certain
When the original SECURE Act was passed in 2019, compliance with its new long-term part-time employee rule seemed far in the future—way out to January 1, 2024. Well, that time is nearly upon us, so sponsors of 401(k) plans should be ready to let these long-term part-time employees start participating
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released lengthy proposed guidance for employers regarding their compliance with federal antidiscrimination laws that prohibit workplace harassment based on protected characteristics and membership in protected groups.
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On September 30, 2023, President Joe Biden signed into law stopgap funding legislation that temporarily averted a government shutdown. The legislation, which passed the U.S. Congress with bipartisan support and extended funding for the federal government for a period of forty-five days, will keep the government running through November 17,
California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed a new law to prohibit employers from asking job applicants or employees about their prior marijuana use.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order regarding artificial intelligence. The executive order should prompt employers to recognize that AI has…
Watch Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris in conversation with returning guests Glenn Kage and Don Looney, two front-line UAW members from Local 2250. Hear their update about the strike against General Motors in Wentzville, Missouri.
Almost a month into the UAW strike against the Big 3, get an
CLEVELAND – Wheeler Trucking violated federal civil rights laws when the company subjected an employee at its Lorain County, Ohio location to harassment because of race and religion, denied him a religious accommodation, retaliated against him for complaining and separated him from employment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The United Automobile Workers union refrained from expanding the strikes at Ford, General Motors and Stellantis but said it could do so at any time.
The physicians, at Allina Health in Minnesota and Wisconsin, appear to be the largest group of unionized doctors in the private sector.
Last week, I took creative license with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and shared a version I refer to as The Customer Hierarchy of Needs.