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California Senate Bill 606 to Beef Up Cal/OSHA Enforcement Authorities

USA - September 28 2021 California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 606 into law on September 27, 2021. It creates two new categories of Cal/OSHA violations:…

Navigating Hybrid and Remote Working in the Post-Pandemic World: Six Tips for Global Employers

USA - September 21 2021 As employers around the globe consider what their organization’s post-pandemic return to work will look like, one thing is certain:…

Anti-Vax Tax Facts Legal Considerations for Premium Differentials Based on Vaccination Status

USA - August 26 2021 As employers continue to struggle with strategies for safely re-opening their workplaces, we have previously discussed the…

Don’t Let the Pendulum Hit You as it Swings: NLRB General Counsel Previews a Pro-Labor Agenda

USA - August 19 2021 With a new President comes a shift in the balance of power at the National Labor Relations Board. To start, shortly after President…

The Right to “Disconnect” for Employees

USA - August 18 2021 We have seen the benefits of technology in keeping us connected in the new remote working environment and the flexibility that it provides, but how…

OSHA Issues Updated Protecting Workers Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

USA - August 13 2021 Today OSHA updated its Protecting Workers Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace to adopt recommendations…

OSHA Gives Health Care Employers Green Light to Continue Permitting Facemask Exemptions, Despite New CDC Guidance

USA - August 3 2021 In light of rising cases of COVID-19, the CDC has recently reversed its prior facemask guidance, and has now required that both vaccinated and…

Time to Mask Up Again? CDC Revises Mask Guidance for Vaccinated Individuals

USA - July 28 2021 On July 27, 2021, the CDC revised its mask guidance in response to the burgeoning threat of the COVID-19 Delta variant, recommending that all…

American Companies Face Considerable Risks Implementing Their Diversity Plans Abroad

USA - July 22 2021 For a variety of historical and social reasons, US law permits (and in some cases requires) employers to affirmatively track and…

Title VII: The Fourth Circuit Expands the Evidentiary Routes for Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Claims and Rejects Attempt to Impute Knowledge to the Decisionmaker for Retaliation Claims

USA - July 16 2021 In Roberts v. Glenn Indus. Grp., Inc., No. 3:17-CV-745-GCM, 2019 WL 356809, at *2 (W.D.N.C. Jan. 29, 2019), aff’d in part, vacated…