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Voters Nationwide Approve Ballot Measures Impacting the Workplace

USA - November 18 2020 While President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over incumbent President Donald Trump dominated Election Day 2020, voters also approved various ballot…

Too close for comfort: CDC’s latest guidance significantly expands the definition of “close contact”

USA - November 3 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued guidance that significantly expands the definition of “close contact” for…

New York Releases Guidance on paid sick leave; key questions remain unanswered

USA - November 3 2020 As discussed in our previous post, the New York Sick Leave Law (NYSLL) went into effect on September 30 for accrual purposes, and employe…

New York Sick Leave Goes Into Effect on September 30, 2020

USA - September 8 2020 Effective September 30, 2020, New York will have two separate sick leave laws: one specific to COVID-19 (NY COVID-19 Sick Leave Law), and one that is…

Virginia Issues New COVID-19 Occupational Health and Safety Rules

USA - August 12 2020 On July 27, 2020, the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) adopted a first-of-its-kind statewide regulation mandating all employers adopt…

COVID-19 Testing No Longer Generally Recommended for Discontinuing Isolation, CDC Says

USA - July 27 2020 Until late July, the CDC offered a test-based or symptom-based strategy to govern the timing of “discontinuing isolation” for a person known or…

Considerations for Re-Opening Gyms and Fitness Studios

USA - July 2 2020 States are re-opening in various phases, and some exercise facilities have opened their doors once again. For most states, gyms and fitness studios…

Impact of Executive Order Suspending Entry of Certain Employment-Based Nonimmigrants

USA - June 24 2020 Following President Trump’s Presidential Proclamation on April 22, 2020 to temporarily suspend immigrant visa processing and entry of certain…

Return to Work: Questions All Employers Should Ask Before Reopening

USA - June 15 2020 As governors begin to lift stay-at-home orders and communities around the country continue to progress through various phases of reopening, employers…

President Trump Signs Executive Order Seeking “To Combat The Economic Consequences Of COVID-19

USA - May 26 2020 The White House took another step last week aimed at easing the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. President Trump signed an Executive…