On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a six-pronged national strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.1 Several of these initiatives will significantly impact employers, the most notable being that all companies with 100 or more employees must require their employees to be vaccinated or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing.2
Lawrence & Bundy LLC is pleased to congratulate 7 of its attorneys who were selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® and Ones to Watch 2022. Leslie J. Bryan, Thomas R. Bundy III, Celeste Coco-Ewing, Maia Cogen, Kathy Glennon, Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, and Michelle L. McClafferty* received the distinction ...
Legal Bulletin Only months after issuing guidance excusing most employers (outside of the healthcare and transportation industries) from taking steps to protect their workforce from COVID-19 exposure, the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Occupational Health and Safety Administration (“OSHA”) seemingly backtracked. Based on increased risks associated with the Delta variant of the virus and updated direction
On June 10, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued updated COVID-19 safety guidelines for all employers and a long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”).
On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) issued updated guidance, greatly expanding mask-free activities and limiting social distancing restrictions for fully vaccinated individuals (“Updated Guidance”).
Lawrence & Bundy LLC is pleased to once again be included in Chambers USA’s ranking of the leading law firms and lawyers in the country. Two of the firm’s attorneys, Allegra Lawrence-Hardy and Lisa Haldar, were also recognized for their exceptional experience and client service.
As COVID-19 inoculations in the U.S. slowly push back the immediate threat of the coronavirus, experts say employers should be aware that some workers will be dealing with mental health issues brought on or exacerbated by the pandemic. Here, experts offer five tips to help employees while staying on the right side of the law.
The pace of employment law change continues to accelerate. We are often told the only constant is change. But can anything top the amount of unanticipated change experienced in 2020? To succeed in this chaotic environment, employers need to be prepared to quickly recognize and adapt to new paradigms in the workplace. Here are issues and potential changes employers should consider as 2021 kicks off.
Lawrence & Bundy LLC has again been ranked as a U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm is proud to have been on the list every year since its inception. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firm” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a
Today, the new Department of Labor (“DOL”) regulations interpreting the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) take effect. The revisions (“Revised Regulations”) to the April 2020 Final Rule (“Final Rule”) interpreting the FFCRA address four parts of the Final Rule struck down last month by a federal district court judge.