Labour law

DirectlyApply Reveals Work Benefits Job-seekers Want Most in the Post-Covid Era

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

Within this landscape, employers are trying to attract candidates with benefits such as signing bonuses and free gym membership.

Key Points: 
  • Within this landscape, employers are trying to attract candidates with benefits such as signing bonuses and free gym membership.
  • DirectlyApply asked 6,000 job seekers to choose what they wanted most in a post-pandemic America from a list of 11 potential job benefits.
  • Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the impact of Covid, the results revealed that health insurance was the winning benefit with 17.5% of the vote.
  • In the post-Covid era job seekers are really most attracted to jobs offering fundamental benefits, like healthcare, said Dylan Buckley, co-founder of DirectlyApply.

HAGENS BERMAN, NATIONAL ATTORNEYS, Reminds Athira Pharma (ATHA) Investors of Securities Class Action and Urges Investors with Losses to Contact Firm’s Attorneys

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 5:18pm

The same day, STAT News reported Athiras decision was based on allegations of altered images in four separate papers on which Kawas was the lead author.

Key Points: 
  • The same day, STAT News reported Athiras decision was based on allegations of altered images in four separate papers on which Kawas was the lead author.
  • If you are a Athira investor and have significant losses, or have knowledge that may assist the firms investigation, click here to discuss your legal rights with Hagens Berman .
  • Whistleblowers: Persons with non-public information regarding Athira should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program.
  • Hagens Berman is a national law firm with eight offices in eight cities around the country and over eighty attorneys.

HAGENS BERMAN, NATIONAL TRIAL ATTORNEYS, Reminds Full Truck Alliance (YMM) Investors of Securities Class Action, Advises Investors to Contact Firm’s Attorneys

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 4:57pm

This news sent the price of Full Truck Alliance ADRs crashing lower on July 6, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • This news sent the price of Full Truck Alliance ADRs crashing lower on July 6, 2021.
  • If you are a Full Truck Alliance investor and have significant losses, or have knowledge that may assist the firms investigation, click here to discuss your legal rights with Hagens Berman .
  • Whistleblowers: Persons with non-public information regarding Full Truck Alliance should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program.
  • Hagens Berman is a national law firm with eight offices in eight cities around the country and over eighty attorneys.

Affinor Announces Stock Option Grants

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:15pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Affinor Growers Inc. (“Affinor” or the “Company”) (CSE: AFI) (OTCQB: RSSFF) announces that it has granted an aggregate of 6,500,000 stock options (the “Options”) to directors, consultants, and an officer of the Company to purchase 6,500,000 common shares (the “Shares”) in the capital of the Company pursuant to the Company’s share option plan. The Options are exercisable at an exercise price of $0.04 per Share for a period of ten (10) years from the date of grant. The Options are subject to vesting periods over the course of the term of the Options.

Key Points: 
  • The Options are exercisable at an exercise price of $0.04 per Share for a period of ten (10) years from the date of grant.
  • The Options are subject to vesting periods over the course of the term of the Options.
  • Affinor is a publicly traded company listed on the CSE under the symbol AFI and on the OTCQB under the symbol RSSFF.
  • Affinor is focused on developing vertical farming technologies and using those technologies to grow fruits, vegetables, and cannabis in a sustainable manner.

Labor Law Attorneys Zakay Law Group, APLC and JCL Law Firm, APC, File A Class Action Lawsuit Against White Fir Holdings Alleging Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Breaks

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

34-2021-00301656, is currently pending in the Sacramento County Superior Court of the State of California.

Key Points: 
  • 34-2021-00301656, is currently pending in the Sacramento County Superior Court of the State of California.
  • The Defendants allegedly failed to provide its employees with accurate itemized wage statements that complied with all the requirements of California Labor Code Section 226.
  • If you would like to know more about the lawsuit, please contact Attorney Jackland K. Hom today by calling (619) 255-9047.
  • Contact one of their attorneys today if you need help with workplace issues regarding wage and hour, wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, and harassment.

Brooklyn Immuno Reports Inducement Grants

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 9:30pm

The unvested portion of the RSU and the Time-Based Option will terminate upon the termination of Mr. Sials employment with Brooklyn for any reason, subject to certain vesting acceleration provisions upon a qualifying termination, as described in his employment agreement with Brooklyn.

Key Points: 
  • The unvested portion of the RSU and the Time-Based Option will terminate upon the termination of Mr. Sials employment with Brooklyn for any reason, subject to certain vesting acceleration provisions upon a qualifying termination, as described in his employment agreement with Brooklyn.
  • Both of the equity awards described above were granted pursuant to the Companys 2021 Inducement Stock Incentive Plan, which was not subject to stockholder approval.
  • Brooklyn is focused on exploring the role that cytokine, gene editing, and cell therapy can have in treating patients with cancer, blood disorders, and monogenic diseases.
  • For more information about Brooklyn and its clinical programs, please visit www.BrooklynITx.com.

Arena Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 9:05pm

The inducement stock options and RSUs have a grant date and vesting commencement date of July 16, 2021 and were granted as inducements material to the new employees entering employment with Arena in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).

Key Points: 
  • The inducement stock options and RSUs have a grant date and vesting commencement date of July 16, 2021 and were granted as inducements material to the new employees entering employment with Arena in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).
  • The inducement stock options and inducement RSUs are subject to the terms and conditions of Arena's Amended and Restated 2021 Long-Term Incentive Plan.
  • ARENA Pharmaceuticals is a team with a singular purpose deliver important medicines to patients.
  • Arena disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements, other than as may be required under applicable law.

Business Leaders Join Together to Call for Paid Family and Medical Leave in New Video

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:05pm

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a new video featuring some of the most recognizable leaders in business advocating for a nationwide paid family and medical leave program.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a new video featuring some of the most recognizable leaders in business advocating for a nationwide paid family and medical leave program.
  • The video features business leaders from ThirdLove, Patagonia, Sun Life U.S., Thinx, Airbnb, Seven Seven Six, Levi Strauss & Co., Brew HaHa!
  • "As Congress is considering investments in infrastructure and caregiving, it is critical that paid family and medical leave is part of the package.
  • The National Partnership for Women & Families is also launching a six-figure multi-state ad campaign to showcase the voices of business leaders that are advocating for a nationwide, inclusive paid family and medical leave program.

SEC Awards Nearly $3 Million to Whistleblower

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 3:26pm

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - July 21, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of nearly $3million to a whistleblower whose information and assistance led to a successful SEC enforcement action.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - July 21, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of nearly $3million to a whistleblower whose information and assistance led to a successful SEC enforcement action.
  • The whistleblower alerted the SEC to previously unknown conduct and then provided substantial additional assistance, which conserved a considerable amount of SEC resources, said Emily Pasquinelli, Acting Chief of the SECs Office of the Whistleblower.
  • The SEC has awarded approximately $942 million to 186 individuals since issuing its first award in 2012.
  • Whistleblower awards can range from 10 percent to 30 percent of the money collected when the monetary sanctions exceed $1 million.

Fraser Institute News Release: 25 per cent of Canadian workforce could be working from home after COVID, but labour laws are outdated for remote work and telecommuting

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 10:00am

The study, Are Our Labour Laws Still Relevant for Teleworkers?

Key Points: 
  • The study, Are Our Labour Laws Still Relevant for Teleworkers?
  • Employment standards regarding works hours and breaks, for example, are impossible to enforce when employees work remotely, said Clemens.
  • For example, adopting flexible municipal zoning regimes would allow for greater telecommuting and in turn benefit Canadian workers.
  • To encourage even greater telecommuting, policymakers should update outdated labour laws and regulations to reflect the changing needs of Canadian workers.