Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Legal Column

LEGAL: Harassment remains in the headlines

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Harassment remains in the headlines. In just a two day period in June, the EEOC brought eight separate harassment-based...

⊕ LEGAL: NLRB responds to right-to-work legislation

In a little-noticed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announcement in April, the federal agency is seeking input on a union fundraising initiative that has...

PRO Act could radically change labor laws

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act) is legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on...

⊕ LEGAL: A shot in the arm – recommendations for mandatory immunization policies

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), nearly 111 million workdays are lost each year due to the flu. The...

LEGAL: How to get the most from your HR audit

Human resource audits are important, both to evaluate the effectiveness of a company’s HR function, and to ensure compliance with federal, state and local...

LEGAL: Beware of policies that treat pregnant women differently

In 1978, in direct response to a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, Congress enacted the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. That act made clear that...