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Pryor Cashman LLP
Recently, New York State lawmakers passed a law (Senate Bill 8091 or the Act) providing immediate emergency COVID-19 paid and unpaid sick leave to employees
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Recently, in Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American-Owned Media et al., the United States Supreme Court held that the "but-for" causation standard applies to racial bias claims under §1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
An anti-harassment policy is the cornerstone of protecting the workplace from sexual harassment. This is especially true following the #MeToo movement...
Holland & Knight
Within the last several days, New York and New Jersey took action to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on employees and to help protect their employment status ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On March 23, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order No. 2020-21 (E.O. 2020-21), a "stay home, stay safe" directive setting forth
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
As the world around us quickly changes in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, so does the work environment for most Americans.
Littler Mendelson
Although much of the U.S. workforce is increasingly teleworking in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, when employers return to business as usual, handling employee absences and leaves will continue to be a challenging issue.
Given the possible health impacts of COVID-19, maintaining access to health care and insurance coverage is front of the mind for just about everyone.
New York State has issued guidance detailing answers to many frequently asked questions about the newly implemented COVID-19 quarantine leave law.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed legislation into law, effective immediately, that would provide sick leave and some benefits for employees in New York ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Last night, the President signed the "Families First Coronavirus Response Act" (H.R. 6201), which will require employers with less than 500 employees ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
California Assembly Member Rob Bonta recently introduced Assembly Bill 2355 (AB 2355), which, if enacted, would make medical cannabis users a protected class in California. California was the first state...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 25, 2020, New York State published Frequently Asked Questions and other guidance regarding the state's recently enacted Covid-19 Paid Sick Leave Law and expansions to New York's Paid Family Leave Law...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As the federal government prepares to spend more than two trillion dollars to stimulate the economy, and unemployment rates spike, the government and private whistleblowers are more likely to invoke the False Claims Act
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Health and Human Services Department Office for Civil Rights issued a bulletin.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency responsible for enforcement of the employment discrimination laws.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On March 21, 2020, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 107, which he dubbed the "Stay at Home" Order and which supersedes the Governor's prior Executive Order 104.
Littler Mendelson
On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio's Director of the Department of Health, Dr. Amy Acton, signed an Order requiring all Ohio residents...
Holland & Knight
Restaurants as well as other food and beverage retailers throughout the United States have been tremendously impacted by the COVID-19...
Cooley LLP
On March 18, 2020, one week after the World Health Organization announced that the spread of COVID-19 qualified as a "pandemic,"
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