Tag: Workplace Policies

All Fortune 100 Companies Now Have DEI Policies

Diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts have gained remarkable traction in recent decades. In the final third of the 20th century, DEI was effectively dominated by and focused exclusively on affirmative action—the idea that employee racial and gender demographics should more or less match the population-level demographics. It didn’t necessarily matter whether women and people of […]

More Employers Report Being Haunted by ‘Ghosting’ Employees

It’s as if the trials of doing business during a pandemic weren’t enough. Some employer challenges, such as the skills gap and labor shortage, were a curse before the COVID era, but they’ve worsened during the health crisis. One particularly baffling trend the pandemic has put into sharper focus is “ghosting,” the practice of applicants […]

NLRB Landscape Shifting (Again) for Nonsolicitation, Other Workplace Policies

It should come as no surprise that President Joe Biden’s appointment of Jennifer Abruzzo as General Counsel (GC) of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would effectively shift the NLRB to a pro-union majority. Ever since the new Board took control, we’ve advised employers to brace for widespread rollbacks of gains they saw in the […]

Seahawks’ Lynch follows NFL policy, adds to absurdity of Super Bowl media day

Super Bowl media day is a complete circus. Everyone knows that. Sure, players and coaches of the two participating teams are made available to answer questions from the “media.” And sure, there are some respected journalists and analysts (which includes former NFL players) who ask “football questions” about this Sunday’s big game. But Super Bowl […]