As of July 1, 2021, New York City fast food employees cannot terminate their employees without “just cause” or “bona fide economic reasons.”
Nearly everyone would agree that 2020 has been a year filled with twists that have turned the HR world on its head. Just when the employment law community felt we had a handle on COVID-19 policy compliance, the world was shocked by heartbreaking displays of police brutality and racial insensitivity. When one round of protests […]
Harassment and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues Prohibited by Title VII
U.S. Supreme Court now has ruled that federal protection against sex discrimination in the workplace includes discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and transgender status.
This massive settlement illustrates the depth of issues a business can face when it allows discrimination and harassment to exist in its organization.
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According to a February 15, 2019 report published by the Statesman Journal, representatives from the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) met with a number of Oregon state legislators in a February 14 three-hour “listening session” requested by the Oregon officials after an EEOC training session left several legislative staffers and other learners with […]
By now, most employers are aware that effective January 1, 2019 California has expanded its law requiring sexual harassment training to not just supervisory employees who are employed in organizations with 50 or more employees, but now to all employees working in organizations with 5 or more employees. Many employers have been complying with the […]
The calendar has flipped to a new year, and with the beginning of the year over 80 new employment laws came into effect on January 1, 2019. These changes signal further challenges for HR employees and employment law training providers alike, as we see no slowing of increased regulation in the employment law arena. Harassment […]
Maintaining Strict Adherence to Ethics and Code of Conduct Policies Should be at the Forefront of Business Priority
Ethics can be a dirty word for executives and management employees. Although all businesses like to think that they remain in compliance with a code of conduct, the term itself often connotes trouble or a sign of rough water ahead. In reality, many businesses maintain an ideal of staying at the forefront of business ethics […]