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”).
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.
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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.
On June 17, 2020, the EEOC updated its guidance, What You Should Know About Covid-19, the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws, regarding what testing employers may require for employees re-entering the workplace.
In a landmark 6-3 decision, the Court considered whether Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LTBT) status.
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”). The legislation, a response to the pandemic COVID-19, also referred to as the “novel coronavirus,” is an emergency supplemental appropriations act ...
Now that some states are preparing to lift shelter-in-place orders that would allow businesses to reopen, employers are trying to determine the best way to have their employees return to work despite the continuing risks presented by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.