Employees have a broad legal right to communicate with one another about wages, benefits, and other employment terms. To effectuate this broad right, the NLRB has required employers to exclude such information from their confidentiality policies.
As we progress into the next phase of the pandemic, employers in the UK are considering how to safely reintegrate staff into the workplace whilst also managing the risks of processing health data and setting out the expectations for employees.
Effective July 23, 2020, Suffolk County, New York amended its Human Rights Law to ban race and religious discrimination based on hairstyle, hair texture, and religious garments as components of “group identity” under the county’s Human Rights Law.
In this GQ|Littler article, we highlight some of the issues and risks employers face when dealing with different types of employees as businesses reopen, including those who refuse to return to the workplace.
On August 7, 2020, the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) formally issued its guidance on the Temporary Right to Reemployment Following Layoff Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Ordinance.