Religious Freedom Rights Entwined with Pregnancy Discrimination.
Pregnancy discrimination or religious freedom is an issue that courts often face. A particular lawsuit related to this issue is a case where a Catholic school fired an art teacher based on her pregnancy out of wedlock.
The Fine Line Employers Must Walk When Hiring and Firing
National origin anti-discrimination practices come into play when an employer is hiring job applicants. While employers cannot hire undocumented immigrants, they also must not discriminate based on national origin.
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)
Pandemic Alcohol Delivery and Carryout Rules for Restaurants Ended June 24, 2021
Takeout alcohol existed in New York and many other states during the pandemic. Restaurants were struggling to survive the lockdown, and allowing takeout cocktails was one way to help keep the industry afloat.
Patrons and restaurant owners alike welcomed the provision. At the time, mandatory lockdowns had prohibited indoor dining. In fact, only carryout and delivery were occurring.
Examples of Acceptable Vaccine Incentives for Workers
What type of incentives should or should not employers offer?
Determining acceptable vaccine incentives for workers also relates to guidelines issued by the EEOC.
What guidelines apply to vaccine incentives?
Vaccine incentives through employers are another option for promoting worker vaccinations. However, there are guidelines an employer must follow.
According to EEOC’s updated guidance, employers can offer an incentive of any kind when the employee receives the vaccine by a third party. A third party would be someone other than the employer or the employer’s agent. Examples of third parties would be pharmacies, healthcare providers and public healthcare departments.read more