HR Roundup: Jobless Rates in Ohio Counties

  • The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has provided this update on the fallout caused by the UAW strike. Workers who strike may be ineligible for unemployment benefits, the agency says.
  • Ohio’s September 2023 Labor Market Review is now available, showing employment gains and losses by sector in each metro area.
  • This summary from OMA Connections Partner Frantz Ward identifies potential enforcement efforts that employers can expect if the EEOC pursues a more aggressive agenda.
  • Federal immigration authorities have just published revisions to the H-1B visa process, according to this update from OMA Connections Partner Fisher Phillips.
  • Fisher Phillips predicts the NLRB’s finalized joint-employer rule will mean more workers will be seeking union membership. The firm has published this 10-step plan for employers.
  • OMA Connections Partner Dinsmore is advising employers to revise their employment and separation agreements to ensure they don’t include language that can be interpreted as impeding communication with the SEC for potential whistleblowers.

Meanwhile, reports say more businesses are issuing an ultimatum to remote employees: Come to the office or be fired. 10/26/2023