According to a recent report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana has one of the lowest percentages of unionized employees in the nation. In the recent survey, compiled from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey, 4.5 percent of Louisiana employees belong to a union. Louisiana’s union participation has grown slightly since 2010, when 4.3 percent of employees were unionized. Four states—North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Arkansas—had lower union participation than Louisiana. New York ranked highest, with nearly a quarter of its employees unionized.
More and more organizations are beginning to use or expand their use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools and services in the workplace. Despite AI’s proven potential for enhancing efficiency and decision-making, it has raised a host of issues in the workplace which, in turn, have prompted an array of federal and state regulatory efforts that are likely to increase in the near future.
Louisiana Governor Reinstates Statewide Mask Mandate Effective August 4, 2021, Following New Orleans Mask Mandate
On August 2, 2021, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued Proclamation Number 137 JBE 2021, reinstating a statewide mask mandate that requires all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks “when indoors, in any place outside of a private residence.”
On September 24, 2017, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation detailing updated travel restrictions on foreign nationals from eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, and Somalia.