North State SHRM News & Legal Updates
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States reported that 203,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending May 7. The number of workers continuing to claim unemployment… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/jobless-claims-may-12-unemployment.aspx
McDermott Will & Emery’s Michael B. Kimberly, Sarah P. Hogarth and Andrew C. Liazos, are co-counsel on a petition for certiorari before the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC). The petition calls for review of ERIC’s legal challenge to the City of Seattle’s hotel healthcare “play or pay” […]
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From sleep deprivation to financial cost, parenthood certainly comes with an emotional and physical toll. Although this opener sounds negative, it is important to recognize the difficulties accompanying being a parent alongside the overwhelmingly positive experiences. This can’t be overlooked in the workplace after parenthood, where often there is renewed vigor over a return to…
Employers should create supportive workplaces that destigmatize mental health struggles and provide access to counseling and other vital resources, said keynote… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/benefits/pages/bring-mental-health-challenges-to-the-forefront-shrm-panel-advised.aspx
If the US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade (as suggested by a leaked draft on May 2), employers who want to provide abortion coverage to employees and their families could encounter serious challenges. In this Bloomberg Law article, McDermott’s Sarah G. Raaii noted that employers that provide travel expenses for abortions might encounter resistance […]
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The U.S. Postal Service did not fail to accommodate an employee experiencing major depression and anxiety disorder when it did not transfer the employee to a position…
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