On May 6, 2022, substantial changes to Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) took effect. The changes, which are in effect until December 31, 2022, govern all California employers not subject to the Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Standard.
On April 27, 2022, the Chicago City Council passed an amendment by the Commission on Human Relations and Mayor Lori Lightfoot to the city’s sexual harassment laws to make them stronger and promote a safer workplace environment.
Florida’s new “Stop WOKE Act” prohibits employers from requiring employees to participate in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training courses that promote certain concepts related to race, color, sex, and/or national origin.
Code of conduct training is imperative to make sure that employees understand the materials and actually work towards creating an ethical workplace.
Diversity training is the most fundamental part of an organization’s approach to diversity and inclusion, so it’s essential that organizations consider what that training should include and focus on.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion training helps us to promote the ideals of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplaces. To understand diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training we first need to start with the basics: what exactly is diversity, equity, and inclusion?
On April 7th, 2022, the House of Representatives passed the “Relief for Restaurants and other Hard Hit Small Businesses Act of 2022,” by a vote of 223-203.
Encouraging a workplace culture where employees identify their pronouns in their email signature is also a simple step that can go a long way when fostering a work environment that is respectful of transgender and nonbinary individuals.
At the end of March, 2022, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights announced penalties and corrective actions in four HIPAA investigations.
Section 6 of the CROWN Act, on employment, prohibits employers (employers, employment agencies, labor organizations or joint-labor management committees) from discriminating against individuals, by refusing or failing to hire them, or discharging them...
The White House has issued a “Statement by President Biden on our Nation’s Cybersecurity” calling on the private sector to “harden [their] cyber defenses immediately.”