Labor/Employment

How Not To Do “Austerity Rollouts”

Some law firms have already furloughed employees, cut salaries or laid off employees in response to the Covid crisis, and many others likely have austerity…

End Times Near? Executives Cutting Their Own Salaries

By the end of March, hundreds of companies worldwide had announced “drastic cuts” to the pay of senior executives…

Unpaid Leaves And Furloughs During The Pandemic

At a time of unprecedented stress in many sectors of the economy, some employers are looking to unpaid leaves of absence and furloughs as a…

Marijuana in the Workplace

Businesses are confronting escalating drug use in the workplace by their employees. Underlying this problem is the use of marijuana lawfully prescribed by physicians for…

2020 Brings New Workplace Requirements

Several states, led by California, have enacted significant employment laws in 2019. These new statutes will likely require employers to make significant changes to their…

India’s New Code on Wages Clarifies a Chaotic Situation

With the ongoing trade war between China and the United States, a number of U.S. companies are gradually shifting their business operations to set up…

Cybersecurity and Trade Secret Protection

In order to protect a trade secret, you first have to be able to establish that it is a secret, and that means demonstrating that…

Good News For Franchisers From The NLRB

The final rule regarding joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act, issued late last month by the National Labor Relations Board and scheduled to…

Global Warming In The Workplace

Injuries and deaths aside, worker productivity is beginning to take a hit. According to one study, it decreases by two percent for every degree Celsius…

150 Workers Injured At Hudson Yards

When four workers at New York’s sprawling Hudson Yards development project were injured in a scaffold collapse a few weeks ago, one New York newspaper…

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