Yearly Archives: 2021

#No Filter: Terminating an Employee for Social Media Posts – Part 4

Prior to the advent of social media, employers were generally comfortable drawing a bright line between what employees did on their own time and workplace misconduct. However, those bygone times have been replaced by a modern era wherein employers are

Posted in COVID-19, Social Media

COVID-19 Vaccination Policies for California Employers – Navigating Uncertainty

Jump to a topic: Healthy Workplace Strategies Employer Considerations Questions that Employers should Expect ADA and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 California employers who are considering implementing policies for employee vaccinations in their workplaces face uncertainty.

Posted in COVID-19 Vaccine

A Portrait in Blue: Recent Developments in Colorado Employment Laws (Part 1)

There is a popular country & western song by Keith Urban entitled, “Blue Ain’t Your Color.”  However, as the political landscape in Colorado has changed over the past two decades it’s become increasingly clear that blue is the color of

Posted in Labor & Employment

Hair Discrimination: The New Protected Class and What Employers Need to Know to Stay Ahead

As employers know, they must keep an eye on the ever-changing landscape of employment discrimination laws. One of the more recent developments in this arena is the passage of laws banning discrimination based on hairstyles or textures commonly associated with

Posted in CROWN Act, Discrimination, Human Resources

Employer Guide to COVID-19 Vaccination

David Barron, John Carrigan, Jr., Arielle Eisenberg, Aaron Holt, and Nandini Sane designed a guide on how employers can handle the COVID-19 vaccination for their employees. The most important question right now for Human Resources professionals is vaccination and more specifically, how to implement appropriate

Posted in COVID-19, COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Pandemic Creates Unique Hiring Concerns For Remote Employees

We are ten months into this pandemic, and many employees continue to work remotely with no end in sight. Indeed, recent surveys show that a sizeable number of employees prefer remote work and hope to continue working remotely even after

Posted in COVID-19, paid sick leave, Wage and Hour, Work from Home
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