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Photo credit: iStock.com/Andrii Zastrozhnov Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, recently made headlines by calling for a four-day, 32-hour workweek. Sanders cited a recent four-day workweek pilot [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/TopMicrobialStock Several state legislatures are clarifying and regulating the qualifications necessary to be a crematory operator or a funeral director, both out-of-state reciprocal funeral licenses and in-state licensing. Minnesota Reciprocal Mortuary Science Licensure [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/pabradyphoto According to a four-year joint study led by the National Conference of State Legislatures, the National Governors Association, and the State Government Affairs Council, occupational licensing has gone from comprising about 5% of the [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Jikaboom In the United States, while employees may not be compelled to join a union, 23 states permit employers to enter into agreements with unions that distribute the costs of collective bargaining to [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by geralt from Pixabay Discrimination against employees and job applicants based on their criminal histories is receiving new legislative attention through ban the box legislation. Many state legislatures [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Wilfried Pohnke & Shafin Al Asad Protic from Pixabay If your business has more than 100 employees, this news will certainly impact you. As DMGS noted last month, the [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens In this week’s State Capital Recap, lawmakers around the country addressed various issues including guaranteed income, medical and recreational marijuana, critical race theory, to-go cocktails, and more. California California lawmakers scheduled a [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image sources by PIRO4D and LoveBuiltLife from Pixabay If you are going to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and are employed, does your employer allow COVID-19 vaccination paid leave? This is a question [...]
Digital Collage by Ryan Stevens; image source by David Mark from Pixabay DMGS Article Highlights President Biden's first 100 days began with an early blitz of executive action.Biden's four overlapping and compounding crises he is focusing on are [...]
Image Collage by Alana Burman In Michigan, lawmakers recently passed a package of legislation to address various COVID-19 policies, including those related to extending unemployment benefits and addressing COVID-19 liability. Unemployment Benefit Extension Senate Bill [...]
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