Of the various recommendations currently in play to initiate workplace and civil rights reform, to provide a meaningful path to justice, repealing the antiquated caps is both necessary and belated.
Law firm leaders are closely eyeing the savings on real estate when more employees are working remotely.
New Jersey employers considering mandating vaccines for their employees need to start planning now.
Employers should make sure their testing programs are compliant with existing laws, their supervisors are trained to observe intoxication, and their policies are strong—but also flexible.
Employees working remotely may still experience incidents that give rise to claims of discrimination and/or harassment virtually, through video streaming platforms or chat apps as well as email and text messages.
A Bridgeport attorney has filed suit on behalf of a then-17-year-old girl, alleging the teenager was forced – after intense harassment – to post online about her experiences.
Michael Henry, who worked on investigating misconduct allegations within Olympic sports, will now lead the Office of Judicial Integrity.
Deborah Dugan, the former head of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, previously alleged that Joel Katz, the founder of Greenberg Traurig’s entertainment practice and its Atlanta office, had sexually harassed her.
In 2019, Bloomberg won an appeal to remove himself from the litigation. Arguments before the state’s highest court focused on that same issue.
Employers everywhere are bracing for an onslaught of the next round of COVID-related issues.
The plaintiffs had initially estimated damages at $200 million when they first filed their proposed class action in Washington, D.C., federal court in April 2019.
Mandatory vaccination is a controversial issue. In the absence of a government mandate requiring COVID-19 vaccination, employers will be faced with a decision: Could they, and should they, impose a COVID-19 vaccination mandate on their employees?
It is not too early for employers to consider how to approach vaccinations and develop a policy to add to the company’s existing COVID-19 procedures.
Connecticut looks to add a new rule to its Rules of Professional Conduct to address harassment, sexual harassment and discrimination.
Health and safety officers would ordinarily check on staff to ensure desks, chairs and workstations are set up appropriately but law firms are now having to ensure they fulfil these assessments for its remote workforce.