On April 3, 2020, Michigan Governor Whitmer issued an Executive Order prohibiting employers from discharging, disciplining, or otherwise retaliating against an employee for reasons related to COVID-19.
The initial March 31, 2020 deadline for employers to file EEO-1 reports has now passed without action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to open the filing portal or otherwise collect EEO-1 filings.
Although much of the U.S. workforce is increasingly teleworking in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, when employers return to business as usual, handling employee absences and leaves will continue to be a challenging issue.
The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a but-for causation standard applies to claims brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and that this standard applies throughout the lifetime of the litigation, including the initial pleading stage.
Like many countries, India is grappling with the COVID-19 virus outbreak. The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are designed to address some of the more common and basic questions that employers with operations in India currently face.
As the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, spreads across the United States, laws impacting employers are being enacted and amended at an extraordinary rate to help ease the impact of the pandemic on employees.