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Supreme Court rejects large employer vax mandate, upholds health-care mandate

01/14/2022
The Supreme Court struck down OSHA’s vaccine-or-test rule, but said the mandate for health-care workers to be vaccinated against covid could go into effect.

Navigate CDC’s new return-to-work guidance

01/13/2022
The CDC recommends a five-day isolation period for everyone who tests positive for covid, whether they have symptoms or not.

4 tips to protect against covid lawsuits

01/13/2022
Covid-safety precautions have come a long way, but the threat of litigation remains.

You risk bias lawsuits if you bypass promotion rules

01/12/2022
When considering promoting an employee, carefully track all of the steps in the promotion process, from the initial job announcement to the final decision. Be sure to follow all your promotion procedures. And never let favoritism taint the process. Otherwise, you could be courting a bias lawsuit.

Pandemic reshaped how training is delivered

01/11/2022
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way employers train their employees and led to a 3.1% decrease in the average organization’s spending on employee learning, according to the Association for Talent Development’s 2021 State of the Industry report.

Supreme Court could strike down one of two mandates

01/11/2022
The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to strike down OSHA’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers but uphold a requirement for almost all health-care workers to be vaccinated against covid.

Read CDC’s new guidance on isolation after positive tests

01/06/2022
The CDC’s new recommendation to isolate for just five days after a positive coronavirus test generated lots of confusion.

Warn employees about student loan forgiveness cons

01/06/2022
The Biden administration’s recent decision to extend the pandemic-driven pause on federal student loan repayments from Jan. 31 until May 1 was good news for more than just borrowers. Scammers embraced the extension, too—three more months to try to con unwary loan-holders!

OSHA offers free training resources

01/04/2022
To protect the safety and health of workers, OSHA provides hundreds of publications, videos and other online training tools for employers.

The HR I.Q. Test: January ’22

01/01/2022
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.