Connecticut has joined 18 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing recreational marijuana, following the passage of a bill containing a number of provisions relevant to employers.
In a 6-3 ruling with workplace implications, the Supreme Court has made it more difficult to criminalize violations of computer use policies under the CFAA.
OSHA is now advising employers to refer to last week's Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that fully vaccinated individuals may stop wearing masks or maintaining physical distance in most settings.
Amazon illegally fired a pair of employees at its Seattle headquarters after they publicly criticized the company, the NLRB determined in a preliminary finding.
This article explores how far employers can go in regulating off-duty conduct in the aftermath of last week's riot at the Capitol, with insights from a pair of experts.
Emailing notices to employees or posting them on a company website may satisfy some federal workplace notice-posting requirements - as long as certain conditions are met, says the US Department of Labor.
Voters in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota have decisively backed ballot initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana. In addition, Mississippi voted to legalize medical marijuana.
This November 3, voters in Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota will decide marijuana-legalization measures, and voters in Florida will decide a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $15.00 by 2026.
Effective November 1, Kansas City, Missouri's anti-discrimination law will ban policies that prohibit, limit or otherwise restrict hairstyles and hair texture associated with a particular race.
Portland, Oregon, has adopted a landmark law banning private entities from using facial-recognition technology in all public accommodations. The ordinance notes that facial-recognition technology has been documented to perpetuate racial and gender bias.
News: HR guidance on implementing work rules that effectively address employer objectives and provide employees and supervisors with guidance as to acceptable and unacceptable workplace conduct.
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