The National Labor Relations Board’s new Final Rule for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act expands the current standard by allowing the Board to find joint-employer status if an entity possesses the authority to control at least one of the seven enumerated essential terms and conditions of employment, regardless of whether that control is actually exercised.
Archives for November 7, 2023
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) have announced that they plan to make an additional 64,716 H-2B visas available for fiscal year (FY) 2024. The announcement should bring relief to industries experiencing an unmet need for seasonal, intermittent, peak load, or one-time
On October 30, 2023, President Joe Biden signed an executive order (EO) on artificial intelligence (AI) in an effort to establish a “coordinated, Federal Government-wide approach” to the responsible development and implementation of AI.
Governor Newsom recently signed into law numerous bills that will affect California employers come January 1, 2024. Here is a quick overview of some of the new law that are relevant for employers.
Organizational culture is a critical part of how companies set norms, values, and expectations.
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 has become a critical tool in conservatives’ fight to end racial considerations in the private sector
As overwhelmed states step back and competition for workers steps up, companies are providing their employees and communities with more benefits.
Weeks after the IRS announced a moratorium on processing new Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims, the IRS has issued more guidance on the program.
Miami-Dade County commissioners on Tuesday will decide whether to establish the first county-level workplace heat protections in the United States, a test of whether local governments can protect workers from increasingly dangerous temperatures in the absence of federal rules.
Great Retirement narrative continues despite Covid fading
Plenty of factors go into how happy you feel at work, whether it’s the purpose of your job, how well you’re paid or how much autonomy you feel over your day-to-day.
The move is a blow for landlords who have rented space to the co-working group, which is planning a “comprehensive reorganization” that includes cutting some of its leases.
Amazon has built its $1.3 trillion empire largely by tracking and evaluating almost every aspect of a customer’s life. From a new TV to a toilet-paper refill, Amazon knows what a customer wants and when they want it, and it’s always ready to serve it to them.
When people work for discriminatory managers, they put in less effort. That’s true both when managers are biased against them and when they’re biased in their favor, according to a new paper that Nicholas Heiserman of Oklahoma State University and I have published in the journal Nature Human Behavior.
The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, but it can also be a period of increased stress and anxiety, especially in the workplace.