FordHarrison LLP | USA | 27 Sep 2023
Since 1999, the number of Americans that have died from drug overdoses on an annual basis, primarily opioids and especially synthetic opioids in the last six to seven years, has increased more than five-fold. This article will explore the details of the ongoing opioid epidemic, identify relevant issues for employers to analyse, and provide suggestions on how to effectively navigate this......
FordHarrison LLP | USA | 5 Jul 2023
Addiction issues, especially the ongoing opioid epidemic, can significantly impact the workplace, and employers should ensure they have policies and procedures in place to address the potential impact of these issues. This article provides a starter list of issues for consideration to help with preparation now, and to be better positioned to navigate an addiction scenario legally and......
Worklaw® Network | USA | 17 Feb 2023
Mandatory work from home, strict social distancing, daily temperature checks - all seem like employment issues from a lifetime ago as we enter yet…
Riker Danzig LLP | USA | 7 Dec 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) recently released updated clinical practice guidelines (the “Guidelines”) on opioid…
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union, Finland, etc. | 21 Nov 2022
India scraps data localisation requirements in a new bill, Google agrees to a US$391.5 billion settlement over unauthorised location tracking, and EU officials push for stronger AI enforcement – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, European Union, etc. | 30 Aug 2022
German businesses face energy-saving measures over winter, Malaysia expands employment law protections from 1 September 2022, and US businesses are targeted by the EEOC over discrimination claims – plus other key updates.
Cozen O'Connor | USA | 17 Aug 2022
The Department of Transportation recently issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), titled Airline Ticket Refunds and Consumer Protections. The NPRM, which applies to US and foreign airlines and ticket agents, proposes to primarily require refunds for cancelled or significantly changed flights and travel vouchers or credits to be offered to passengers who are unable or choose not to......
Lexology PRO | USA | 16 Aug 2022
The CDC updates its recommendations for COVID-19 protections, New York’s appellate courts interpret NYC’s freelancer law for the first time, Washington D.C.’s amendments to its non-compete ban are finalized – plus other key updates.
Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 10 Aug 2022
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently updated its technical assistance questions and answers related to covid-19 and its interaction with federal anti-discrimination laws. The revisions – designed to adapt the guidance to the changing covid-19 landscape – have significant implications for employers' testing, vaccination and accommodation policies.
Phillips Lytle LLP | USA | 28 Jul 2022
On July 12, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its Technical Assistance Questions and Answers regarding COVID-19…