As employers know, federal law prohibits national origin discrimination and citizenship discrimination. While both these forms of discrimination can overlap, there are important differences between them.
Growing and adding new talent to your team is exciting for any business. But, before you onboard your new hires, you should be mindful to include these items in your offer letters: At-Will Employment, Offer is Contingent, and Contractual Obligations.
By September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force is required to publish the new safety COVID-19 protocols requirements for contractors and subcontractors. We are still waiting for these guidelines to be released. However, the Task Force released a FAQ on September 20, 2021, that provides some clarity relating to federal contractors and vaccination status requirements when working on government sites.
These days, there seems to be a lot of discussion about protecting your company’s sensitive information. Generally, employment contracts will include some version of a non-disclosure provision that binds the employee to secrecy with respect to the company’s sensitive information. But what measures can be taken to protect your company when an employee leaves your organization?