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NY DOL publishes Hero Act standards and prevention plans, but immediate implementation not necessary

USA - July 7 2021 On July 7, 2021, the New York Department of Labor (DOL) published the NY Hero Act airborne infectious disease exposure prevention standard (the…

Legal implications of remote work arrangements: perspectives from the U.S., UK, and France

France, United Kingdom, USA - June 28 2021 In light of the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, employers have made adjustments to facilitate remote working, with some considering…

Colorado employers must now pay out earned vacation pay irrespective of contrary policy

USA - June 23 2021 On June 14, 2021, the Colorado Supreme Court held that the Colorado Wage Claim Act (CWCA) requires Colorado employers to pay out employee vacation…

CA employers finally have guidance from Cal-OSHA on updated workplace COVID-19 prevention protocols

USA - June 21 2021 The state of California, after a series of recommendations that were made and then withdrawn, has finally settled on new workplace safety guidance…

New York set to amend the New York Hero Act

USA - June 14 2021 As we previously discussed, on May 5, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed the NY Hero Act (the Act) into law, codifying health and safety protocols in…

OSHA issues COVID-19 emergency temporary standard for healthcare settings

USA - June 11 2021 On June 10, 2021, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released the first nationwide emergency workplace safety rule per…

EEOC releases guidance on permissible vaccine incentives and other COVID-19 vaccine issues

USA - May 28 2021 On May 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its “What you should know about COVID-19” Frequently Asked Questions…

Santa Clara County now requires employers to inquire about, and keep records regarding, employees’ vaccination status

USA - May 21 2021 On May 18, 2021, Santa Clara County, California, issued a health order imposing new and significant obligations on employers in light of the…

Masks must stay on for now in California and Los Angeles County

USA - May 20 2021 As we recently discussed, last week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced guidance that loosened its COVID-19 rules for…

California requires employers in certain industries to rehire employees laid-off due to COVID-19

USA - May 18 2021 On April 16, 2021 Governor Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 93, which requires employers in certain industries to offer laid-off employees due to…