Eric Felsburg and Joseph Lazzarotti discuss key principles that businesses should familiarize themselves with to successfully navigate the legal, ethical and regulatory terms of artificial intelligence (AI) use in “What to Know About Biden’s Executive Order on AI,” published by ACC.
Archives for December 4, 2023
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Stacey C.S. Cerrone has been inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC). Fellows have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the development and pursuit of public awareness and understanding of the law of employee benefits and have at least 20 years of experience as an employee benefits practitioner.
Laura Mitchell comments on a wave of new state and local salary transparency laws spurring workers to pushback as current employees protest discrepancies between their pay and the range offered in job ads for similar new positions in “Pay Transparency Emboldens Workers as Companies Strive to Comply,” published by Bloomberg Law.
Healthcare workers’ alleged biometric information “collected, used, and stored to access medications and medical supplies for patient health care treatment” is excluded from coverage under section 10 of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in a highly anticipated decision. Mosby v. The Ingalls Memorial Hospital, 2023 IL 129081 (Nov. 30, 2023).
This year has seen the federal approval of over-the-counter availability of naloxone — commonly known as brands Narcan and Evzio — which is used to counteract opioid overdoses and considered a lifesaving medication. As such, there is a push for employers to supply naloxone as part of workplace first-aid kits.
New research to help ensure that true passion — not just extroverted behavior — is recognized and valued.
Companies offer more generous bereavement leave in pandemic’s wake and expand who counts as ‘family’
To address that need and accelerate progress on companies’ diversity, equity and inclusion objectives, the University of St. Thomas created a master of arts degree in diversity leadership.
Intentional mentorship of remote teams, especially women and people of color, as they begin entering the workforce can offer a roadmap for today’s WFH reality, this education leader writes.
Research has consistently found that companies that are more gender diverse —having more female representation in both leadership and the overall workforce — are far more likely to outperform their male-dominated peers.
On October 11, 2023, the Fifth Circuit issued the first decision applying its broadened standard for Title VII claims in Narayanann v. Midwestern State University. The unanimous three judge panel ruled that a Malaysian professor could pursue his race-based case against a Texas university when his request to teach summer courses was rejected.
Hybrid work has transformed what many offices are hoping to accomplish. The way they look has to be transformed as well.
Managers, let this serve as a wake-up call. Bridging the availability gap isn’t an act of benevolence, it’s a strategic imperative.
ChatGPT, Claude, Scribe, AlphaCode, Bard, DALL·E 2, and other generative AI have been part of the workplace for about a year, and virtually everyone inside organizations has been looking at, and thinking about, AI.