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Wendi S. Lazar

The last several years have marked a seismic shift in workplace norms. First, while initially an emergent response to the Covid-19 pandemic, remote and hybrid work arrangements are undoubtedly here to stay, meaning that traditional in-person supervision of employees is no longer an option. Second, rapidly expanding and contracting market conditions have created the need for companies to make large-scale hiring and layoff decisions. Many employers have turned to evolving technologies to address these needs – the first through monitoring software and the second through the application of AI-directed decision-making. These trends raise serious concerns for executives and employees around…

April 25, 2023
American Bar Association
Pawanpreet Dhaliwal

As many tech companies faced the tough decision to lay off thousands of workers last fall, Elon Musk’s chaotic and even antagonistic approach to his newly acquired Twitter workforce made those layoffs particularly painful. He may have gloated in his “hardcore” approach to slashing jobs, but his moves sparked a mobilization of worker self-advocacy and litigation that serves as a cautionary tale for any company considering aggressive terminations.

February 23, 2023
Thomson Reuters
Amy F. Shulman

The Health Law Handbook is the one of the heftiest handbooks in the last 32 years. It is replete with real content and insights to help practicing lawyers.

Analysis is done by way of noteworthy developments in the articles in four subdivisions, written by 25 authors.

November 30, 2022
American Bar Association
Jennifer Davidson

On September 6, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act. The Proposed Rule would roll back changes to the joint-employer test established in a 2020 rule and re-ground the analysis in its historic common-law agency principles.

November 22, 2022
Practicing Law Institute
Menaka N. Fernando

Among other important topics, California Employment Law covers the essentials of the employment relationship, including mutual rights and duties, duration, and termination; discrimination based on such factors as gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, religion, and national origin; workplace harassment; leaves of absence; wage and hour rules; trade secrets; employment torts; and whistleblowing.

October 22, 2022
Wendi Lazar

Though decades have passed since equal pay legislation was first introduced, significant pay inequity persists across gender, race, ethnicity and other protected characteristics. According to the National Women's Law Center, women in New York typically make 88 cents for every dollar paid to men. For Black women, it's 65 cents, and for Latina women, it's 56 cents.

January 27, 2022