As a result of a first-of-its-kind case filed recently by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, employers may soon get a glimpse at the administrative body’s attitude toward the future of work-from-home arrangements.
Though the issuance of a federal rule mandating that employers of 100 or more employees ensure that their workforce is vaccinated against COVID-19 or can present negative test results is still weeks away, management-side attorneys are already advising clients on what they should know about the anticipated emergency regulation.
Nearly half of companies surveyed find it impossible or very difficult to prevent an insider attack at its earliest stage, while less than a third believe their organizations are very or highly effective in preventing leaks of sensitive information.
White-collar workers are switching jobs, working remotely and holding down multiple gigs. These changes present new opportunities, but they can also put trade secrets at risk.
Camille Bryant, an attorney at McGlinchey, spoke to the New Orleans CityBusiness about the federal mandate's potential impact on employers and legal challenges it could face.
New research from Paychex Inc. shows that nearly one-third of employees say their comfort level with in-person work has decreased because of the COVID-19 Delta variant.
Beneath the innocuous title of Biden's July 9 executive order are 72 initiatives and directives involving more than a dozen federal agencies. As of now, there are not a lot of specifics, and only time will tell what form the revised regulations and other policy changes the Biden administration is urging will take, attorneys told Lawyers Weekly.
Now that the FDA has removed the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) and fully approved the vaccine, the risk of legal exposure diminishes by the day. That begs questions: What do employers need to know about this recent development? Does this change prior decisions? And what steps need to be considered if an employer is deciding whether to impose a workplace vaccine mandate?
Owners and contractors should consider the recent Washington Supreme Court decision Conway Construction Co. v. City of Puyallup, which emphasizes the importance of carefully drafting, and following, a construction contract’s termination provisions.
In a new survey of 1,250 U.S. business owners conducted by Digital.com, 87% said their business was affected by the current worker shortage.