COVID-19 Vaccines and the Workplace

COVID-19 Vaccines and the Workplace

Should Employers Encourage or Mandate Vaccination? With 46% of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of June 2021, formal guidance around vaccinations and the workplace lag behind everyone’s eagerness for a “return to normal.” Whether employers can (and, more importantly, should) require vaccinations for in-person workers brings up a tangle of ethical and legal issues, […]

Pinterest and Former Executive Agree to Massive Settlement in Gender Discrimination Case

Pinterest and Former Executive Agree to Massive Settlement in Gender Discrimination Case

Social media platform settles a gender discrimination case involving its former Chief Operating Officer for $20 million. Following the settlement, Pinterest has made cultural and hiring changes, but the changes are mostly aimed at equality in pay and improving diversity, not at inclusion in thought among leaders.

Discrimination Considerations Following COVID-19 Reopening

Discrimination Considerations Following COVID-19 Reopening

This article will address in more depth the equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) issues you must consider when determining which employees to bring back after furlough or layoff and which employees may present challenges should the need arise to have another reduction in workforce in the immediate future.

Hitting the Reset Button: Employment Law Issues with Re-Opening the Workplace

Hitting the Reset Button: Employment Law Issues with Re-Opening the Workplace

As employers reopen following the COVID-19 quarantine, an employer faces several challenges to trip up or opportunities to distinguish it from its peers Employers need to pay attention to policies and practices that affect their employees’ work conditions to smoothen the return-to-work process As we approach mid-May 2020 the economic shutdown has gone on for […]

Workplace Disturbances in the Age of COVID-19

Workplace Disturbances in the Age of COVID-19

Preparing and Managing for Organizational Uncertainty The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted us. We face uncertainty about our work and personal lives. We’re unsure of what headlines and authorities to believe and trust. We don’t know when we should go back to work, begin shopping, start dining out, or again socialize. We don’t know whether it’s […]

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