Topic of the Week
Retaliation for Union Activity/Collective Action
Blog of the Week
How Workplace Rights Could Change for Remote Workers
In every civil society, certain rights have been put in place to guarantee equity and fairness for all. The same goes for every workplace. Every employee has certain rights that they are entitled to that provide a safe and non-toxic environment where they can thrive and excel.
Thought for the Week
"With many companies operating remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is more important than ever for sexual harassment policies to explicitly prohibit harassment across all forms of digital communication and media to account for all the ways people can interact with each other virtually."
–Edgar Ndjatou | WF Director
List of the Week
from Center For Economic & Policy Research
Disability and Employment in the Time of Coronavirus
- Majority of people ages 18 to 64 with disabilities were not employed between April and June of 2019.
- The EPOP gap between those with and without disabilities continues to hover at around 40%.
- The decline in EPOP during the pandemic has been much more pronounced among those with ambulatory, independent living, and personal care difficulties.
Top Five News Headlines
- Trump's $400 in unemployment aid: When would it start?
- Five Job Search Strategies For Working Parents
- California Judge Orders Uber And Lyft To Consider All Drivers Employees
- U.S. DOL: Employees Who Refuse to Work Under Unsafe Conditions May Be Eligible for CARES Act Unemployment Benefits
- Pandemic wrecks global Class of 2020′s hopes for first job