The threshold of 100 employees adds to a patchwork of small-business rules. It shows up in no other major small-business laws. The reasoning behind the number is a mystery.
New York Times
Hundreds of current and former Apple workers are complaining about their work environment, a rarity for the once tight-lipped company.
The Chinese property giant owes $300 billion and is on the hook for as many as 1.6 million apartments. It may owe tens of thousands of its employees money, too.
President Biden met on Wednesday with top executives from Microsoft, the Walt Disney Company, Kaiser Permanente and other companies that have endorsed vaccine mandates, days after he announced a federal effort to require employees of large companies to be vaccinated against the coronavirus or be tested regularly.
Activision Blizzard, the company behind popular games like Call of Duty, said on Tuesday that it was hiring two executives, including a new head of human resources, as part of an effort to build a more inclusive workplace and grow revenue.
The unprecedented federal action to prop up unemployment insurance system during the pandemic wound down last week even as the pace of hiring in the United States slowed dramatically.
A trade group representing some 2,000 consumer brands has sent a letter to President Biden on Monday asking for clarification about his announcement last week that all companies with more than 100 employees will soon need to require vaccination or weekly testing.
The city’s more than 300,000 municipal employees must report to full-time, in-person work on Monday. Many of them are not happy.
The company realized months ago that it could be running afoul of pay laws in a number of countries but has been slow to fix the problem, according to internal documents.
As offices begin to reopen, some women are setting new physical, emotional and cultural boundaries.
President Biden’s far-reaching assertion of presidential authority to require vaccines for 80 million American workers relies on a first-of-its-kind application of a 51-year-old law that grants the federal government the power to protect employees from “grave dangers” at the workplace.
Initially reluctant to enact mandates, the president is now moving aggressively to require vaccination as the Delta variant races across the country.
The agency is expected to issue an emergency temporary standard to carry out the requirement, which will affect more than 80 million workers.
Women are overrepresented in low-paying professions that require college credentials.
Private companies are lagging behind publicly traded firms, but don’t receive the same scrutiny.