The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar kicked off on November 20, 2022, in a special late fall edition of the quadrennial tournament—highlighting the dangers of high-heat work environments. Typically held in June and July, the 2022 World Cup is being held in November and December this time to avoid
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In this episode, Jen offers some tips for HR professionals to deal with challenging (i.e., difficult!) leaders.
Welcome to week 2 of our Littler World Cup series, where we compare various aspects of labor and employment law in some of the countries competing the following week. In Part 1 of this series, we examined paid vacation and annual leave entitlements available to employees who might be
The World Cup is fast approaching! Over the course of the tournament, we will be publishing our own matchups, comparing various aspects of labor and employment law in some of the participating countries. In Part I of this series, we examined paid vacation and annual leave entitlements available to
The World Cup starts November 20, 2022 and will end in mid-December. Soccer1 fans from around the globe will be tuning in for the matches, or perhaps even attending in person. We thought we’d set up our own employment law matchups to coincide with some actual team pairings. The goal
As the final tally of ballots comes in for many electoral races across the country, the outcomes of the various state ballot measures that were also part of the Nov. 8 midterm elections could require changes to employers’ policies and procedures.
A divided Congress in 2023 will make it more difficult, if not impossible, for the Biden administration to move its legislative agenda forward. Given the likelihood of a legislative impasse, the administration will continue to turn its attention from Congress to the federal agencies to achieve its labor
On October 17, 2022, President Biden signed into law the AI Training Act (the “Act”). The purported purpose of the Act is to ensure the federal government’s workforce has knowledge of how artificial intelligence (AI) works, AI’s benefits, and AI’s risks.
This Littler Lightbulb highlights some recent labor and employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced countless businesses to transition their employees to remote work, and through this process, many learned that remote work can offer multiple advantages, including increased employee productivity and morale and decreased expense associated with commercial office space and employee parking. Even those companies continuing to prefer an
Millions of voters across the United States went to the polls on November 8, 2022, for the midterm elections, but as of November 9, 2022, control of both chambers of Congress for the second half of President Biden’s first term still hangs in the balance.
With the rise of inflation and other negative economic indicators, most news reports are suggesting that the U.S. economy is facing uncertain times. Some economists predict that the economy is headed for a recession or that the United States has already entered one, while others are more optimistic.
In this episode, Jen addresses remote work and the pros and cons “camera on” policies for videoconferences.
New law to tackle the shortage of semiconductor chips will direct $280 billion to research and production of semiconductors in the United States.
In addition to the laws enacted by state and local legislatures, there are proposed measures on the ballot next week that may also impact the workplace. Some of these key ballot initiatives are discussed below.
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