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COVID-19 Vaccine Paid Leave Law Encourages New Yorkers to Get Vaccinated

USA - April 8 2021 Really … another new paid leave requirement from New York? Yes indeed. On Friday, March 12, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed a new law amending New…

Only Two Weeks Remaining for Connecticut Employers to Meet Their Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

USA - April 6 2021 The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) recently extended the deadline for employers to complete sexual harassment…

Taking Tips? Department of Labor Announces Timing for Tipped Employee Final Rule Implementation

USA - March 26 2021 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) this week announced the timing for implementation of its much-awaited Final Rule controlling which employees can…

Illinois Enacts New Background Check Requirements

USA - March 24 2021 Background check compliance has been a technical minefield for years. Federal, state and local requirements differ, meaning that multistate employers…

New Decade, Same Rules: Noncompetes in Texas 10 Years After Marsh USA Inc. v. Cook

USA - March 23 2021 Under Texas law, to establish an enforceable covenant not to compete, the first question is often whether the covenant is supported by adequate…

Employers May Need to Update Their Severance Agreement Templates by April 1

USA - March 22 2021 Acronyms make us do things. AWOL makes us go looking for someone, BOGO makes us buy two of something we didn’t need one of, and NSFW makes us cover…

COVID-19 Vaccine Paid Leave Law Encourages New Yorkers to Get Vaccinated

USA - March 18 2021 Really … another new paid leave requirement from New York? Yes indeed. On Friday, March 12, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed a new law amending New York’s…

D.C. Circuit Says NLRB Must Explain Its Decision-Making

USA - February 12 2021 A shift in the political party at the White House generally means a corresponding shift in philosophy for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)…

New Administration’s Revamping of Labor Department’s OFCCP Signals New Considerations and Implications for Federal Contractors

USA - February 1 2021 In his first week in office, President Joe Biden revamped the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and…

Florida’s New Form I-9 & E-Verify Requirements

USA - January 20 2021 Like many states before it, the State of Florida has enacted new requirements for mandatory use of E-Verify and expanded I-9 documentation…