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, […]
As of July 1, 2021, New York City fast food employees cannot terminate their employees without “just cause” or “bona fide economic reasons.”
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.
As of November 2, 2020, at least seventeen states have a regulation or recommendation that employers conduct training for some or all of their workforce on COVID-19 protocol.
Infographic and downloadable pdf to share with your employees on how to create a safe workspace during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The federal government and each state is providing guidance about how businesses and consumers can re-enter public life more safely, given that any level of interactions can still create some risk of transmitting the COVID-19 virus.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The percentage of full-time employees working from home because of COVID-19 closures increased from 33% to 61% in just a few weeks, according to Gallup polls. The sudden shift to remote work has been a significant adjustment, and not just for employees. CEOs, senior leaders, managers, and team leads are facing new stresses and increasingly […]