Tesla must pay about $1 million to a former employee who claimed two supervisors called him the N-word and that his complaints about their conduct were ignored, an arbitrator has ruled.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an amendment to his state's mini-WARN law requiring covered employers to provide advance notice to additional government entities.
Effective October 1, Maryland employers will face new requirements under the state's amended mini-WARN Act without any exception for a health pandemic.
Los Angeles employers in certain industries especially hard hit by the coronavirus must rehire employees furloughed or laid off due to COVID-19 in a specified manner, rather than at the employers' discretion, under a pair of new city ordinances.
New Jersey's planned expansion of the state's WARN Act has been delayed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Also in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, new legislation expands the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA).
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has suspended the California WARN Act for however long California remains in a state of emergency for covered employers affected by a COVID-19-related plant closing, mass layoff or shutdown.
New Jersey has enacted a host of pro-employee laws recently, including a broad expansion of the state's WARN Act and much stronger employer penalties for misclassifying workers.
The McDonald's Corporation board of directors fired the company's CEO after concluding that he had violated a company policy prohibiting managers from engaging in relationships with employees.
News: Guidance for HR on understanding and complying with federal and state law regarding legal and fair employee terminations.
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