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Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Survives its First Challenge

As we reported here, Cal/OSHA’s revised COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) took effect on January 14, 2022. The controversial emergency regulations, which have caused employers countless headaches, survived their...more

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Littler Global Guide - Saudi Arabia - Q4 2021

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Penalties for Dealing with Illegal Expatriates - New Legislation Enacted - Ministerial Decision No. 3329/1435 has been updated to provide that in instances where an individual employer permits their employees to work...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes OSHA's Vaccine Mandate

National Fed’n of Indep. Businesses v. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Admin., Nos. 21A244 and 21A247 (U.S. Jan. 13, 2022)(per curiam), In a per curiam opinion issued by Chief Justice Roberts, Justices...more

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Context is king

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I had a great time on Joshua Itzoe’s podcast and one point, he brought up was that I was a proponent and defender of third-party administration (TPA) firms. If you followed me on LinkedIn when I started my practice 11 years...more

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The Dos and Don’ts of the Candidate Selection Process

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The hiring process can be a stressful one, for employers and candidates alike. Employers wish to find the best candidate for the position, while also taking into consideration factors like diversity, cost, and cultural fit. ...more

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Littler Global Guide - Singapore - Q4 2021

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Effective November 1, 2021, an employer is required to notify the Ministry of Manpower if it retrenches even a single employee. Prior to November 1, the notification requirement was triggered only if five or more employees...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Supreme Court Rejects OSHA Mandate

On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated decision blocking the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) emergency temporary standard (ETS), which required employers with 100 or more...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare but Blocks Vaccine-Or-Test Rule for Large Private Businesses

On January 13, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court prevented President Biden’s vaccination or testing mandate for large employers (issued as an OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)) from being enforced.  The Court allowed the...more

K&L Gates LLP

COVID-19 Vaccination Sweepstakes: Best Practices for Employee Incentives

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In the current pandemic environment, employers are searching for increasingly creative ways to incentivize COVID-19 vaccination among their employees. “Vaccine sweepstakes,” by which employers offer cash or other prizes...more

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This is how we do it – the Pensions Regulator publishes its criminal offences policy

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On 29 September 2021, the Pensions Regulator (tPR) published its long-awaited policy (Policy) on how it intends to exercise its criminal offences powers under the Pension Schemes Act 2021 (the Act). ...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Employer Obligations Under New York's HERO Act Extended Through February 15, 2022

On Saturday, January 15, 2022, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) extended its designation of COVID-19 as a highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

7th Circuit Reverses Denial of Class Certification for Disparate Impact Subclasses

On January 6, 2022, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois erred in denying class certification to putative subclasses of unsuccessful Black job applicants...more

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Littler Global Guide - Spain - Q4 2021

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Labor Reform - New Legislation Enacted - Law 32/2021 of December 28, published on December 30, 2021, provides urgency measures for labor reform, the guarantee of employment stability, and the transformation of the labor...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

NYSDOL Releases Proposed Regulations Relating to Workplace Safety Committees Under New York's HERO Act

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has released proposed regulations related to the New York HERO Act's workplace safety committee requirements. As detailed in our prior advisories, Section 2 of the HERO Act...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

OSHA Vaccine Mandate Update: Supreme Court Blocks Mandate for Businesses, But Allows Healthcare Worker Rule to Be Enforced

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that applied to U.S....more

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US Department of State Releases February 2022 Visa Bulletin

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The Dates for Filing Chart for February 2022 saw minimal movement. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services continues to use the “Dates for Filing” chart for employment-based adjustment of status....more

Fisher Phillips

It Must Be Nice: OSHA Penalties Automatically Increase, Putting Pressure on Employers to Comply with Workplace Safety Obligations

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The U.S. Department of Labor has just published its yearly increases to the maximum civil penalties that may be assessed via citations against employers by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a result...more

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Een leven lang leren - Nieuw scholingsbudget voor werknemers, ondernemers en werkzoekenden

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De Nederlandse regering heeft aangekondigd dat vanaf 1 maart 2022 zowel werknemers, ondernemers, als werkzoekenden, die een band hebben met de Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt bij het UWV een budget kunnen aanvragen; het STAP-budget....more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Supreme Court Upholds CMS COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate But Blocks OSHA Mandate for Businesses

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on January 13, 2022, lifted two injunctions blocking the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) COVID-19 vaccination mandate for healthcare facilities. The Court's ruling means...more

International Lawyers Network

Establishing A Business Entity In Cyprus (Updated)

Cyprus is an EU member state and a common law jurisdiction with a legal system similar to that of the UK. It is located at the eastern end of Europe linking 3 continents, Europe, Africa and Asia and it has a long and strong...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Supreme Court Enjoins OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard; Keeps CMS Rule Alive

On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court reinstated the nationwide injunction of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). (Technically, the Court overturned the...more

Mintz - Energy & Sustainability Viewpoints

Preparation for 2021 Fiscal Year-End SEC Filings and 2022 Annual Shareholder Meetings

As public companies embark on the year-end reporting process, they will need to consider, and in some cases take steps to address, a number of significant developments and issues. As in past years, Mintz has prepared a...more

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Lifelong learning - Netherlands: new training budget for employees, entrepreneurs and job seekers

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The Dutch government has announced that as of 1 March 2022, employees, entrepreneurs and job seekers who have a link to the Dutch labour market can apply for a budget, the so-called "STAP budget"....more

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Littler Global Guide - Sweden - Q4 2021

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On December 17, 2021, the new Whistleblowing Act (2021:890) entered into force, implementing the EU Whistleblowing Directive (2019/1937). The new act provides protection of persons who, in a work-related context, have...more

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New York State’s Final Paid Sick Leave Regulations Address 5 Lingering Questions for Employers

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The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) recently issued its highly anticipated final regulations regarding New York State Paid Sick Leave (PSL), which allowed employees to start using sick leave at the start of 2021....more

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