The White House recently announced that nonimmigrant visa holder students may not remain in the United States if they take full online course loads in the fall. Additionally, the Department of State announced it will not issue visas to students enrolled in schools and/or programs that are fully online for the fall semester. The directive stemming from the July 6 announcement, enforced by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), will impact foreign national students studying in the United States on an F-1 or M-1 visa. What do educational institutions need to know about this development, and what can they do to address the situation?

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in human resources has created new cost efficiencies, freed up professionals for more strategic work and often delivered improved service to HR’s clients. But experts say AI also may have unintended consequences for a linchpin of worker productivity and performance: on-the-job learning.

Claims of retaliation brought by a physical therapist who lost her contract position at a nursing home after reporting sexual harassment by her supervisor failed because she could not establish that the facility was her joint employer or that it had control over her job opportunities with her employer.

In an effort to slow the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases, Mississippi governor Tate Reeves recently issued Executive Order 1507, requiring businesses in 13 counties to require masks for both their employees and customers. The mask mandate is effective Monday, July 13 through Monday, July 20, 2020, and affects the following counties: Claiborne, Desoto, Grenada, Harrison, Hinds, Jackson, Jefferson, Madison, Quitman, Rankin, Sunflower, Washington, and Wayne.

A strong corporate culture is defined by employees sharing the organization’s values and thriving under them. At the Society for Human Resource Management, managers and employees work together to create and strengthen their workplace culture, which is founded on SHRM’s five Guiding Principles. A recent employee engagement survey showed SHRM employees support and align their work with SHRM’s values.

The global pandemic has forced many organizations to reduce their staffs. That can cause workers who remain to feel guilty; they may also feel stressed or anxious as they are asked to take on more work in their colleagues’ absence.

So far in this series, we have discussed conferencing and contesting citations and orders and what is “Significant and Substantial.” Here, we turn our attention to another important designation on a citation or order: operator negligence.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues and some states slow their plans to reopen, many small businesses must rely on Paycheck Protection Program loans to keep workers on board. Lawmakers recently extended the application deadline and gave borrowers more flexibility when using the funds.

In this article, professor Stephanie Creary brings together more than a decade’s worth of insights on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, Black employees’ experiences and a framework she developed to propose how company leaders—particularly people managers—who are well-positioned to support Black employees might all leap to become better allies in DEI work.

As businesses try to return to a new normal, employers should be aware that a number of COVID-19 lawsuits related to pregnancy discrimination have already begun. What do employers need to know in order to avoid being on the receiving end of such a claim?