On July 2, 2020, the Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rizo v. Yovino. The question for review whether prior salary is a “factor other than sex” that can justify a pay disparity under the federal Equal Pay Act.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected workplaces across the globe. Governments are scrambling to adopt measures to help stem the spread of the virus, while recognizing an employer’s need to stay in business.
After months of permitting almost exclusively mail ballot elections due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the National Labor Relations Board released “suggested” protocols on July 6, 2020 for holding manual elections.
The federal government recently released its unified federal regulatory agenda–the document that outlines regulatory and deregulatory actions agencies expect to take in coming months. Issues involving labor and employment featured prominently on the list.
San Francisco has enacted an emergency ordinance that requires certain employers to provide written notice when layoffs occur, grants reemployment rights, and prohibits discrimination against employees who experience a family care hardship.