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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) general counsel is calling for closer scrutiny of neutrality agreements between unions and employers, saying in a recent memo that many common neutrality agreement provisions are invalid.
Immigrants with permanent residence status can face difficulties achieving full employment in the U.S., often due to employers not trusting foreign degree programs.
Just as employers are screening onsite workers for symptoms of the coronavirus, they also should monitor employees for signs of pandemic-induced stress, a federal health official said Oct. 9 during a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) webinar.While some employees might be excited about going back to the workplace, others might be scared, said Brenda Jacklitsch, a health scientist in the education and information division of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NI
With the school year underway, employers in the United States face a new challenge: childcare-related leave and accommodation requests by employees. With widespread remote learning and evolving legal obligations to provide paid leave to working parents, employers must navigate unique staffing challenges while complying with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and other state […]
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Uber and Lyft told a California appeals court that their drivers should continue to be classified as independent contractors despite a strict law that took effect this year categorizing many workers as employees.
In the past week, two Michigan administrative agency directors have issued emergency regulations to fill in for Governor Whitmer’s now-invalidated COVID-19 executive orders. The emergency regulations largely mirror Governor Whitmer’s now-invalidated mask mandate, workplace protections, employee protections, and “Safe Start” executive orders. This article addresses what the two emergency regulations cover, as well as how employers should respond.
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