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Practical steps to ensure compliance with Texas’ robust new sexual harassment laws

USA - September 2 2021 On July 6, 2021, we released a blog post on Texas’ new sexual harassment laws, which became effective September 1, 2021. These laws expand liability…

Emily Harbison, Michael J. Lombardino

As of August 2021, 19 states enact COVID-19 related liability shields

USA - August 19 2021 On July 15, 2021, we released an article discussing the Texas liability shield for businesses against COVID-19 related claims. Texas, however, is not…

Emily Harbison, Michael J. Lombardino

In first-of-its-kind decision, federal court rules that mandatory workplace COVID-19 vaccine policies are lawful

USA - June 16 2021 As states and localities lift COVID-19 restrictions, the business community continues to grapple with the interplay between the COVID-19 vaccine and…

Amanda E. Brown, Mark S. Goldstein

EEOC proposes new rules on permissible incentives for employer-sponsored wellness programs

USA - February 2 2021 On January 7, 2021, the EEOC proposed two rules, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act…

Amanda E. Brown, Michael Correll, Joseph J. Mammone Jr.

Harris County issues order mandating businesses to require the wearing of face coverings on their premises

USA - June 23 2020 On June 19, 2020, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo issued an order (the Order) requiring businesses in Harris County, Texas, that provide goods and…

Abby Kotun, Michael J. Lombardino