The current administration and multiple members of Congress seek to grant protections to H-2B non-agricultural temporary workers who are employed in the United States to fill temporary labor shortages in the U.S. market. Multiple bills have been introduced in both the Senate and House of Representatives calling for protection
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The FDIC has proposed revised regulations implementing Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. Section 19 generally prohibits individuals convicted of certain offenses from participating in the affairs of an FDIC-insured depository institution. The rule would affect approximately 4,680 FDIC-insured depository institutions. Comments
According to a New York Times story this weekend, the Security Exchange Commission’s lawsuit against SolarWinds is driving discussions in boardrooms and corporate security departments of large organizations about the handling and reporting of cybersecurity breaches. It turns out that such boards and departments may not be the only ones
On October 31, 2023—Halloween—the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a “scary” new agreement between the two federal agencies. The agreement was described as an effort to “strengthen the agencies’ partnership and outline procedures for information-sharing, referrals, training
An employee who claimed her supervisor frequently leered at her, once hugged her after shaking hands with male employees, and told her one time her to stay off of pornography sites at work could not go forward with her claim of sexual harassment.
ATLANTA – Papa John’s Pizza, an international chain of pizza restaurants based in Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $175,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
Can a machine tell that you’re mad just by looking at your face? Do your emails give away how stressed you are? Could a computer understand your emotions better than you?
With the recent legalization of adult use of marijuana in Ohio, the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce hosted an informational gathering of community business leaders for a presentation by Working Partners, a consulting firm that helps businesses minimize the liability associated with substance misuse by maintaining a drug-free workplace.
Are mental health problems a workplace injury? Yes, according to a recent study. In fact, they are the most common workplace injury.
Too many new initiatives can overwhelm workers. As an editor who helps lead digital and cultural change at The New York Times, here’s how I work to avoid that outcome.
Workers at two branches are expected to hold elections to decide whether to unionize
Employers and unions say the PBMs are favoring costlier drugs over less expensive options and aren’t open about their rebates
Amazon.com Inc. pays women less than male employees performing the same or comparable work, a class lawsuit filed Monday in federal court in Seattle charges.
All photos are courtesy of 32BJ/Ann Hermes.
More than 12,000 janitorial workers across New England represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 32BJ reached a tentative contract agreement on Wednesday, November 15, with the Maintenance Contractors of New England (MCNE), an organization representing 60 individual employers. The