Private-sector employers will have to follow safety procedures designed to slow the spread of diseases such as COVID-19, and employees will have a role in enforcing the rules, under a new state law.
Sexual harassment is prohibited under state and federal law, but it’s not a crime. Two bills in Albany would change that by creating the nation’s first sexual harassment crime, punishable by jail time rather than fines or firing allowed under civil law.
It took a pandemic to convince employees not to show up to work when sick – one of the few welcome changes brought on by COVID-19, experts said Tuesday.
Just because many employees are working remotely since the pandemic doesn’t mean employers are off the hook in complying with federal worksite posting requirements.
The pandemic has produced a record number of workplace-related class-action rulings, according to a new report from a national law firm.
As employees return to the office after the coronavirus shutdown, navigating new workplace norms can be tricky and costly for employers making assumptions about their staff’s needs.