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Supreme Court to Have Final Word on OSHA Vaccine Order

USA - December 23 2021 As expected, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on whether OSHA may proceed with its Vaccine Order for large employers. The Court will hold a special…

New York City Updates its Vaccine Executive Order Guidance

USA - December 23 2021 The updated guidance now states that NYC employers must comply with its vaccine order regardless of whether the OSHA vaccine order becomes effective…

New York City Council Passes Salary Range Transparency Law

USA - December 23 2021 The New York City Council passed a bill which would amend the New York City Human Rights Law and require employers to state the minimum and maximum…

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rejects Use of Independent Contractor Statute for Joint Employment Status Determination

USA - December 23 2021 In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) confirmed that the framework used in federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)…

Is COVID-19 a Disability? Answer: Sometimes

USA - December 17 2021 The EEOC has updated guidance clarifying when COVID-19 may comprise a disability under the ADA. In a new Section N of its COVID-19 guidance entitled…

New York City Releases Private Employer Vaccine Executive Order

USA - December 16 2021 New York City has released its anticipated vaccine order for private businesses alongside a workplace vaccine requirement webpage containing…

Vaccinated or Not - California’s Indoor Mask Mandate Resumes

USA - December 15 2021 Citing the presence of the Omicron variant in California and the heightened transmission risks surrounding the holiday season, the California…

The Shrinking Scope of Confidentiality: California Extends Confidentiality Ban to All FEHA Protected Classes

USA - December 15 2021 California has once again reined in the use of confidentiality provisions in the employment context with its recent enactment of the Silenced No More…

California Court Deals Blow to Employee Mobility

USA - December 14 2021 California employers and executives might view fixed term employment agreements in a new light following a California appellate court’s unpublished…

New York Will Require Employers to Notify Employees of Phone, Internet, and Email Monitoring

USA - December 9 2021 Effective May 7, 2022, all New York employers will be required to provide notice to employees of any employer monitoring of work phones, emails, or…