Follow

Employment, Labor & Benefits Viewpoints Blog

Articles: 1-10 of 830

Love and Basketball … and Romantic Workplace Relationships? Key Takeaways for Employers from the Boston Celtics’ Recent Suspension of its Head Coach

USA - October 21 2022 The Boston Celtics recently suspended its head coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-2023 season and although the team did not disclose whether the…

Pay Range(r)s: A (Pocket) Field Guide to Pay Transparency

USA - October 17 2022 California has now joined New York City and Colorado in requiring employers (for Golden State employers, of 15 or more) to publish “pay scales” in job…

NYC Proposes Rules in Advance of 2023 Automated Employment Decision Tools Law

USA - October 12 2022 For years, employers have been exploring the possibility of how automated tools (ranging from basic computer screening methods to advanced artificial…

HHS, Treasury and Labor Issue More Guidance on the No Surprises Act

USA - October 3 2022 Title I of Division BB of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”), and interim final rules issued by the Departments of Health and Human…

California Slated to Usher in New Era of Pay Transparency in 2023: What California Employers Need to Know

USA - September 29 2022 On September 27, 2022, Governor Newsom signed SB 1162 (the “Act”) into law, which aligns California with a growing national trend mandating pay…

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Update - Contribution Rate Will Decrease Effective January 1, 2023

USA - September 29 2022 The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (the “Department”) has announced that, effective January 1, 2023, the Massachusetts Paid…

NLRB’s Newly-Proposed Joint-Employer Standard Puts Employers on Notice

USA - September 16 2022 The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking, which would significantly alter the standard to determine who…

Fourth Circuit Holds Gender Dysphoria is a Protected Disability Under the ADA

USA - August 31 2022 In a recent opinion, Williams v. Kincaid (4th Cir. Aug. 16, 2022), the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals held that gender dysphoria is a covered disability…

The NLRB’s Busy July - A Harbinger of Future Coordinated Federal Action Between the NLRB, FTC, and DOJ

USA - August 15 2022 July was a busy month for the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”). In the span of a week, the NLRB signed Memoranda of Understanding (“MOU”) with…

CDC Shifts Approach and Loosens COVID-19 Quarantine Recommendations, including for Most Workplaces

USA - August 15 2022 On August 11, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) once again revised its public health recommendations regarding COVID-19…