Fewer than 1% of employers currently mandate COVID-19 vaccination for all employees, and just 6% plan to do so once vaccines are readily available and fully approved by the Food and Drug Administration, according to employment law firm Littler Mendelson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Survey Report.
Employers should remain aware of the different types of federal and state leave that may be available to an employee who needs to be absent from work for reasons related to COVID-19.
Many corporations called for change and taking on responsibility for their role in addressing racial and social justice issues. Now, many in-house counsel departments are re-evaluating their outside counsels’ diversity commitments.
Every employer should coordinate with the company’s human resources department or an external consultant to review current policies. Putting your internal complaint policies down in writing helps clarify employee expectations, lets employees know they have a voice, and ensures consistency.
Per the EEOC guidelines, any COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved or authorized by the Food and Drug Administration is not a medical exam under the Americans with Disabilities Act. That means it can be administered by an employer or administration by a third party can be required.
How can diversity, equity and inclusion policies, known as DEI, transform from one-time reactive moments in recent history to a sustainable, long-haul movement aimed at genuine changes in recruiting, hiring and retaining a broad and diverse workforce from anywhere, and everywhere.
As the effect of COVID-19 on the workplace continues to evolve, employers are facing more questions than answers in the new year.
Despite swift development of promising vaccines, the pandemic continues unabated, leaving many employers to confront pressing employee absence issues while navigating new employment leave laws.
In the fifth wave of a national survey among American adults, Weber Shandwick and United Minds, the firm's management consultancy specializing in transformation, in partnership with KRC Research, have found that 61 percent of [...]
Study: With increase in remote hiring, employers voice concerns over identity fraud during hiring process
Sterling, a leading provider of background and identity services, released a new whitepaper, The State of Identity Verification. Authored in partnership with HR.com's Research Institute, the whitepaper reveals that a large majority of organizations [...]