On June 22, 2020, and citing economic recovery needs and unemployment due to the pandemic, President Trump issued a proclamation outlining expected new temporary restrictions on H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 nonimmigrant worker visas.
As always, employers must prepare to file paperwork to secure workers’ compensation coverage for the upcoming policy year. This year, however, employers should bear in mind that employees who are teleworking must be considered as a different risk.
The Venezuelan government has extended its State of Alert to July 11, 2020 and published biosecurity standards for businesses that are permitted to reopen. The standards require face coverings, social distancing, disinfection and other protocols for the w
The question before the Supreme Court in a trio of cases was whether Title VII, prohibiting discrimination in the workplace “because of sex,” encompasses discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Court held that it does.
This week, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision affirming that the severe or pervasive standard remains the test for assessing claims of sexual harassment under the Minnesota Human Rights Act.
Earlier this year, Governor Murphy signed a package of legislation aimed at tightening worker misclassification enforcement in New Jersey. One of these new measures, Assembly Bill 5843, established a new posting requirement for employers.
As the Covid-19 pandemic stretches on, employers continue to face significant challenges to their business and their workforce. Many are now turning their minds to how they can get their workforce back into the workplace.