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Reminder: August 4 Deadline to Implement New Self-identification Form for Individuals with a Disability

USA - July 31 2020 All federal contactors subject to the jurisdiction of the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) must begin surveying applicants and…

New Philadelphia Ordinance Protects Employees Who Blow the Whistle on Unsafe Workplaces During COVID-19

USA - June 30 2020 On Friday, June 26, 2020, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed the Essential Workers Protection Act, providing protections to workers who speak out…

With Pennsylvania Non-Competes, As in Life, Timing is Everything

USA - June 23 2020 In Pennsylvania, it has long been known that waiting until after the start of employment to have an employee sign a non-competition agreement comes…

What Does New Jersey’s Lifting of the Stay-At-Home Order Mean for Office-Based Workers? … Not Much.

USA - June 12 2020 On June 1, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced that the state is on track and expected to enter Stage/Phase 2 of the Restart and Recovery…

The Philadelphia Area Transitions from Red Phase to Yellow, Allowing More Business Activity

USA - June 10 2020 On April 22, Governor Tom Wolf outlined a three-phase plan for reopening Pennsylvania businesses, following a color-coded system: Red, Yellow and…

Top Four Considerations for Employers Seeking to Enforce Restrictive Covenants During a Global Pandemic

USA - June 3 2020 The global coronavirus pandemic has had a multitude of effects on how employers conduct business and manage their workforces. But as employees start…

Delaware Chancery Court Declines to Blue-Pencil Overly Broad Noncompete Agreement; Casts Doubt on Choice of Law Provisions

USA - May 4 2020 A recent Delaware Chancery Court opinion has elucidated Delaware’s approach to judicially modifying, or “blue-penciling,” overly broad noncompete…

More States and Municipalities Impose Mandatory Face Covering and Other Workplace Protections

USA - April 24 2020 After an initial wave that saw a focus on closing or limiting “non-essential” or “non-life sustaining” businesses and limiting individual travel…

New Jersey Delays Amendments to the New Jersey WARN Act and Provides Relief to Employers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - April 15 2020 New Jersey employers facing difficult decisions given business challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic have been hoping for some relief from the…

New Jersey Law Prohibits COVID-19-Related Employment Discrimination

USA - April 8 2020 On March 20, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a new law meant to protect employees who take COVID-19-related leave. New Jersey Assembly…