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Employment Law (135)

Employers Speak Out, Take Action After Capitol Invasion

Human resources teams, employers and industry trade groups wasted little time zeroing in on staff who participated in the January 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection.  


Capitol Attack: Firing Employees Who Participated

Employers were prepared to act fast to dump staff who participated in the January 6 Capitol riot. So reports Forbes.


Black San Fran Workers Allege City’s HR Suppressed Complaints

Black workers for the city of San Francisco blasted the city’s human resources department last month alleging that it downplayed or dismissed employee discrimination complaints. So reports Mission Local.


HR Head Alleges COVID-19 Quarantine Led to Her Firing

A New Hampshire-based human resources manager sued her employer, a German manufacturer, alleging that she was fired after saying that two employees returning from Asia to the United States needed to be quarantined. So reports Manchester Ink Link.


HR Failed to Protect Me from Sexually Harassing Bosses: Worker

A former employee who quit her job as a secretary for New York City’s Health and Hospitals Corp singled out human resources for failing to protect her after she complained that her boss sexually harassed her. So reports The New York Daily News.


HR Braces for Onslaught Of Coronavirus-Related Lawsuits

Employers are expecting an avalanche of workplace lawsuits stemming from Covid-19.


California Mayor Crossed Line in Chumming Up to Staff

San Bernardino’s human resources director criticized his city’s mayor for inviting a staff member to join him at after-hours events and meetings. So reports San Bernardino Sun.


Employers, Lawmakers Face High Cost in Dismissing Age Discrimination

As more countries watch their population of people older than 55 grow, businesses and lawmakers who do nothing to address age discrimination may pay a high price. So reports Bloomberg.


#MeToo Makes Insurers Reluctant to Back 'High-Risk' Execs

Company executives worried about negative publicity and lawsuits from sexual harassment allegations are dealing with more bad news. So reports CNBC.


Political Tensions Poised to Reach New Levels in Workplace for 2020

With the much anticipated Senate impeachment trial underway amid a highly charged presidential campaign that is only likely to grow more heated, companies will have a whole year to contend with political tensions in the workplace.


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