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Ohio Public Employers: Working from Home Has New Meaning

USA - January 19 2021 Ohio’s Eleventh District Court of Appeals recently declared part of Ohio’s Public Employees Collective Bargaining Act that prohibited unions from…

Holiday Candy… or Coal?

USA - December 23 2020 In a nutshell, Congress passed the new COVID stimulus bill. It’s 5000+ pages long. Hidden among the pages is a short sentence or two extending FFCRA…

Vaccination Vacillation?

USA - December 17 2020 Although the vaccine is not yet widely available, now is the time for employers to consider whether they will require employees to be vaccinated…

Rebuilding Women in the Workforce after COVID-19

USA - December 8 2020 For almost a year, COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the world, the economy, and fundamentally altered the traditional workplace. Offices are empty…

The Times They Are a-Changin’ - Updates to Medicinal and Recreational Marijuana Laws Affecting the Workplace

USA - November 30 2020 As a result of the 2020 election, four more states—Arizona, New Jersey, Montana, and South Dakota— are legalizing the recreational use of marijuana…

EEOC Updates Religious Discrimination Guidance

USA - November 25 2020 Last week, the EEOC released proposed updated guidance that refreshes the agency’s view of how anti-discrimination laws guard against religious bias…

New DOL Guidance on Continuing Education Attendance

USA - November 5 2020 This week, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new opinion letter addressing whether the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay…

COVID 2.0 - The Resurgence Has Arrived

USA - October 29 2020 Who’s tired of 2020? Me! Me! Me! COVID gave us a bit of a reprieve for the summer months, but now seems to be back with a vengeance. New cases are…

More Employers May Be on the Hook for FLSA Violations After Ruling

USA - October 23 2020 A New York federal judge struck down part of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) “Final Rule” regarding so-called “joint employers” under the Fair…

Don’t Let Offering Delivery During COVID-19 Kick-Back Your Business

USA - October 14 2020 As a result of COVID-19 restrictions limiting in-person dining and shopping, many restaurants and shops are offering customers the opportunity to…