Gov. Jay Inslee announced that certain job protections for high-risk employees in Washington will be extended for the duration of the current COVID-19 state of emergency and provided expanded protections for those workers.
On July 24, Gov. Baker signed a bill designating Juneteenth (June 19th) as an annual state holiday in Massachusetts. In doing so, Baker stated that this designation would help "recognize the continued need to ensure racial freedom and equality." This designation also creates new obligations for many retail employers in Massachusetts by adding Juneteenth to […]
A construction company subjected Black and Latino workers to "an abusive and hostile work environment" while they were working on a project at the University of Southern California, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
An employee's well-documented performance deficiencies supported the employer's elimination of her position and defeated her Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims, according to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.