The Big LGBTQ Case Explained in Under Two Minutes

June 16, 2020 |

A HUGE CASE FOR LGBTQ+ RIGHTS ANNOUNCED DURING PRIDE MONTH In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court (by a vote of 6-3) has announced their decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, finding that LGBTQ+ and transgender employees are now protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from workplace discrimination. What It […]

Solid Gold: The EEOC Hits Keep Coming

June 12, 2020 |

The  EEOC released updated guidance yesterday to its publication, “What You Should Know about COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws.” Sometimes the updates are not substantial but this one is solid gold for employer information. Let’s get to it: REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: PLANNING: As a best practice, the EEOC recommends reminding […]

How to Begin the Work on Racial Equality in the Workplace

June 10, 2020 |

It’s been a long, long time coming But I know, but I know a change is gotta come (Otis Redding) What a difference a month makes. While businesses were planning to reopen during the pandemic, the world took a turn: protests erupted to demand racial justice. George Perry Floyd’s police choke hold death, coming on […]

All You Need to Know About Phase 2 Reopening in MA

June 3, 2020 |

         Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes are coming. Here is the breakdown: Massachusetts Phase 2 As the COVID-19 public health data trends positive–yeah!– it is likely that Governor Baker will announce the date of launching Phase 2 of Reopening Massachusetts. See yesterday’s dashboard data here. June 8, 2020, is the earliest date that Phase 2 could […]

Is COVID-19 Reportable Under OSHA? You Decide.

May 28, 2020 |

Recently revised guidance puts the onus on employers to decide if a worker’s COVID-19 diagnosis should be reported to OSHA. In a clash of privacy versus inquiry, OSHA has outlined suggested steps to take after an employee has a definite diagnosis of COVID-19–not just symptoms. Here is what OSHA suggests  employers do (and our suggestions what […]

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