Employment Law

Employment Law (138)

Employers' Ability to Track Worker Vax Status Varies Globally

U.S. employers are already allowed to require their workers to take the COVID-19 vaccine and require them to confirm their vaccination status, but it’s not as clear in other countries. So reports JD Supra.


COVID-19 Workplace Safety Suit Against Amazon Portends Trouble for Firms

A lawsuit filed last month by New York Attorney General Letitia James against Amazon may signal a trend of more firms facing allegations that they failed to protect their workers from the COVID-19 pandemic.


BlackRock Pledges to Go Hard After Racial, Sexual Harassment Complaints

The world’s largest asset manager has vowed to improve how it investigates racial and sexual harassment complaints after employees posted about their experiences on social media. So reports Reuters.


Employers Speak Out, Take Action After Capitol Invasion

Human resources teams, employers and industry trade groups wasted little time zeroing in on staff who participated in the January 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection.  


Capitol Attack: Firing Employees Who Participated

Employers were prepared to act fast to dump staff who participated in the January 6 Capitol riot. So reports Forbes.


Black San Fran Workers Allege City’s HR Suppressed Complaints

Black workers for the city of San Francisco blasted the city’s human resources department last month alleging that it downplayed or dismissed employee discrimination complaints. So reports Mission Local.


HR Head Alleges COVID-19 Quarantine Led to Her Firing

A New Hampshire-based human resources manager sued her employer, a German manufacturer, alleging that she was fired after saying that two employees returning from Asia to the United States needed to be quarantined. So reports Manchester Ink Link.


HR Failed to Protect Me from Sexually Harassing Bosses: Worker

A former employee who quit her job as a secretary for New York City’s Health and Hospitals Corp singled out human resources for failing to protect her after she complained that her boss sexually harassed her. So reports The New York Daily News.


HR Braces for Onslaught Of Coronavirus-Related Lawsuits

Employers are expecting an avalanche of workplace lawsuits stemming from Covid-19.


California Mayor Crossed Line in Chumming Up to Staff

San Bernardino’s human resources director criticized his city’s mayor for inviting a staff member to join him at after-hours events and meetings. So reports San Bernardino Sun.


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