A bill (A4360), which was introduced on May 8, 2015, seeks to amend the Temporary Disability Benefits Law (TDBL) (N.J.S.A. 43:21-25 et seq.) to require that individuals disabled in connection with donating organs or bone marrow be restored to their original position of employment when the period of disability ends, or to an equivalent position with equivalent terms and conditions of employment. Such a guarantee of job protection would be a dramatic change to the TDBL, which currently only provides partial wage replacement, but no job protection to any disabled employees. The bill would also expressly identify a disability associated with organ or bone marrow donations as a “compensable disability” and waive the otherwise standard one-week waiting period to collect temporary disability benefits.
Over the years, I’ve heard chief executive officers (CEOs) of companies complain about human resources (HR) and vice versa. I asked the CEO of an HR organization what produces this mutual non-admiration society and what can fix it. As former president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management…..
On March 5, 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an announcement in the Federal Register stating that it will permit current Syrian beneficiaries of temporary protected status (TPS) to extend their status through September 30, 2019, provided they reregister for the designation between March 5, 2018, and May 4, 2018.
On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari review of the case Genesis HealthCare v. Symczyk, 656 F.3d 189 (3rd Cir. 2011), cert. granted 80 U.S.L.W. 3512 (U.S. June 25, 2012) (No. 11-1059). In Genesis, the company seeks to overturn the Third Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling reinstating a…..