The 2020 election saw the highest voter turnout in the U.S in over a century, breaking records nationwide despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Yet since then, many states have either proposed or enacted legislation to make it more difficult for voters to vote.
What happened? On November 5, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) giving companies with at least 100 employees two choices ...
Legal Bulletin Lawrence & Bundy, a nationally recognized boutique litigation firm known for its agility, innovation, and representation of leaders committed to doing the right thing, is pleased to announce that Celeste Coco-Ewing and Michelle McClafferty have joined the firm. Ms. Coco-Ewing is a seasoned litigator who has represented many large corporations in complex litigation
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.