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U.K. Government Releases Details on Post-Brexit Immigration System

European Union, United Kingdom - August 27 2020 On 13 July, the U.K. government released further details about the U.K.’s future immigration system, which will apply to EU and non-EU nationals from…

Part 26 of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: COVID-19 Edition

USA - August 17 2020 The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact employers and their employees’ work activities in a variety of ways. Millions of workers have been…

Modernized OFCCP Website Tools: The National Pre-Award Registry and VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark Database

USA - August 12 2020 On August 10, 2020, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) updated its website, including revamping the National Pre-Award…

U.K. Employment Law Update: Confidentiality Breaches, Anonymous Witnesses and the ‘Last Straw’ Doctrine

United Kingdom - August 3 2020 In the case of Duchy Farm Kennels v. Steels, the High Court considered whether a term of confidentiality in a COT3 settlement agreement was a…

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…