On December 16, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published guidance on administering COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace and provided information about religious and medical exemptions to mandatory vaccination programs. Despite this guidance, which suggests that mandatory vaccination programs are acceptable, at
Articles Discussing General Human Resources Issues.
In 2020, COVID-19 collided with a presidential election, forever altering the workplace as we knew it. In 2021 employers are faced with reimagining the employer/employee relationship while simultaneously trying to keep pace with the evolution of workplace law.
Never before have we welcomed a year with quite the hope and exuberance as we welcome 2021. While some good things did happen in 2020, for most employers, 2020 added layers of complexity to the role of human resources that could not have been anticipated this time last year. So what should we expect in 2021?
Record retention and records management policies are key elements for a company’s data protection program. Numerous recently enacted, or amended, data protection laws adopt data retention or storage limitation principles to safeguard personal information. Companies that do not have clearly defined record retention practices should take notice. Companies with existing
Assessing the privacy and cybersecurity practices of third-party service providers is critical not only for employee personal information, but also for confidential and personal information pertaining to an organization’s business and its clients, customers, patients, students, etc. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement on December 15 with a
Most of our focus for 2020 has been on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but there have been many significant developments in the area of employment law worth noting. This alert features articles from throughout the year featuring Supreme Court opinions, Department of Labor rules, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidance, and actions by the National Labor Relations Board from 2020 that you may have missed while focused on COVID-19.
Thank you to everyone who participated in Nexsen Pruet’s 2020 Employment and Labor Law Final Exam. We hope the exam was challenging and informative. You will find the answers below each questions.
Most of our focus for 2020 has been on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but there have been many significant developments in the area of employment law worth noting.
As we come to the end of what will go down as a crazy year for HR professionals, it’s time to take a break and have some fun with Nexsen Pruet’s annual employment and labor law final exam. How well do you know employment and labor law? Can your knowledge win you a fabulous prize? Take the exam and find out!
Manufacturers often require highly skilled, experienced employees and may train employees to develop the necessary skills.
When an employee’s student loan becomes the employer’s problem
In late September, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana issued a first of its kind ruling regarding the Telephone Consumer Privacy Act (“TCPA”). The court held that TCPA provision, 47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(1)(A)(iii) – which prohibits calls (and messages) made using an Automatic Telephone Dialing Systems
Many of the laws and regulations governing employers will be affected by the 2020 Election results. For real estate industry employers specifically, a change in administration could lead to reversals of recently enacted policies — as well as reinstatement of prior administrations’ rules and regulations — at federal agencies.
As President-elect Joe Biden selects members of his Cabinet and prepares for his transition into the presidency, he and a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives may pursue a number of significant pieces of federal workplace legislation. Many of these employment law measures successfully passed the House in 2019 and 2020.
Trade Secret Insider co-founders Joe Lavigne and P.J. Kee were guests on the recent HR Works Podcast episode “HR Works 128: Employee Monitoring and Protecting Trade Secrets.”