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CDC's New Definition of "Close Contact" Impacts Contract Tracing in Workplaces

On October 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) expanded the definition of “close contact” for contact tracing purposes. The CDC previously defined close contact as 15 consecutive minutes within...more

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Experience could mean many things

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I always talk about how plan sponsors need to work with experienced financial advisors, third party administration (TPA) firms, and ERISA attorneys on their plan needs. Like with reasonable fees, I believe that the term...more

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Popular COVID-19 Coverage & Commentary - The JD Supra Top 50

A look at some of the most well-read posts covering COVID-19 issues, taken from the thousands published by law firms and others on JD Supra, March to October, 2020....more

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Trump Administration Introduces Major Changes to H-1B Visas and Employment-Based Green Cards

- DHS and DOL publish Interim Final Rules on H-1B visas and prevailing wage levels. - DHS tightens “specialty occupation” definition and restricts third-party placement of H-1B employees. - DOL significantly raises...more

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Fourth Circuit Says Multiple Internal Complaints Support Retaliation Claims

Retaliation claims now constitute the most frequently cited basis for charges filed before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Lawsuits based on retaliation can be especially dangerous for employers because they do...more

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Lawsuits Aim to Block H-1B Rule Changes and Sharp Wage Increases

On October 8, 2020, the Trump Administration abruptly revamped rules that will dramatically change the H-1B program and sharply increase the required wages for temporary positions and others seeking employment-based green...more

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OFCCP Releases Request for Information Regarding Federal Contractor Diversity Training

On October 21, 2020, OFCCP released a highly anticipated Request for Information (“RFI”) seeking information from federal contractors, federal subcontractors, and employees of federal contractors and subcontractors regarding...more

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Top 5 Tips For Managing Employees During The Election Season And Beyond

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If you could not tell from the political commercials, candidate signs on every lawn, and nonstop news coverage, the 2020 election is in full swing. Early voting has started in many states and over 20 million people have...more

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Election Day Leave Policies – What Employers Need to Know Before November 3

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Even though it happens every four-years, it still tends to dominate the media, culture, and watercooler. We are, of course, talking about the presidential election. Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, but citizens have...more

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Ontario, Canada Court Holds Employee’s Title Alone Insufficient to Characterize Job Position in Assessment of Reasonable Notice

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In George v. Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., 2020 ONSC 5415, one of the first decisions from Ontario’s Superior Court since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the court focused on an employee’s responsibilities rather than his...more

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Secureworks 2020 Incident Response Report Confirms Increased Vulnerabilities with At Home Workers During Pandemic

Secureworks issues an annual Incident Response Report that is very helpful in obtaining information on what types of incidents are occurring in order to become more resistant to threats. The 2020 IR Report was recently...more

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Seyfarth Policy Matters Newsletter - October 2020 #2

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The Saga Of The Stimulus Deal Continues. As readers of this newsletter are well aware, the negotiations over additional stimulus legislation to confront COVID-19, and all of its attendant consequences, has seen a number of...more

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Financial Daily Dose 10.23.2020 | Top Story: CA Appeals Court Tells Uber and Lyft to Treat Drivers as Employees

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A California appeals court has affirmed a lower court decision requiring Uber and Lyft to “treat their California drivers as employees, providing them with the benefits and wages they are entitled to under state labor law.”...more

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Political Speech in the Workplace: 2020 Refresher

As we near Election Day, employers are again faced with the thorny challenges posed by political expression at work. When adopting policies to address political speech in the workplace, employers must be mindful of a...more

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This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders (UPDATED)

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Governors and public health officials across the country have implemented stringent measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19, such as safer at home and face covering mandates. Some jurisdictions also require employers...more

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CDC Expands Definition of ‘Close Contact’ to Include Multiple Short Interactions

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its definition of “close contact” to include individuals who spend 15 cumulative minutes within six feet of an individual infected with coronavirus (COVID-19)...more

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Bouncing Back: A List of Statewide Return to Work Protocols (UPDATED)

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Government officials across the country are easing up on the stringent business closures and stay at home orders that helped the nation slow the spread of COVID-19 earlier in the year. Each jurisdiction will emerge from this...more

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New York State Issues Sick Leave Guidance But Important Questions Remain

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On April 3, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed into law the New York State Paid Sick Leave Law, which requires all private employers in New York State to provide sick leave to their employees. This law took effect on September 30,...more

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New York State Addresses Paid Sick Leave Requirements in New Guidance

This week, New York State issued guidance and an FAQ document regarding the State’s new paid sick leave law (“NYPSL”). As a reminder, New York State enacted statewide paid sick leave requirements for employers under Section...more

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Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders (UPDATED)

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Governors and public health officials across the country have implemented stringent measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19, such as safer at home orders. As businesses reopen, face coverings remain popular as a...more

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Manufacturers Fighting Disruptive Immigration Reform

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), along with several prominent business organizations, filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) regulations governing the H-1B...more

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Executive Order Puts Federal Contractors and Grant Recipients on Notice: End “Divisive” Diversity Training or Risk Being Barred...

On September 22, 2020, President Trump issued an Executive Order On Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.  This order expanded a ban on “un-American” racial sensitivity training at federal agencies to now include all federal...more

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CDC Expands Definition of “Close Contact” to Include Contact Within Six Feet for 15 Minutes or More, With Minutes Aggregated Over...

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The CDC continues to expand its guidance on the potential routes of COVID-19 transmission, changing its definition of “close contact” of 15 minutes or more within 6 feet, to now mean 15 minutes aggregated...more

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Diversity, Equity, and Racial Sensitivity Training After Executive Order 13950

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Q: What do I need to know about conducting workplace diversity and racial sensitivity training in light of Executive Order 13950?...more

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Age Case Of "Dirty Old Man" Will Go To A Jury

Better not criticize an employee for "robbing the cradle." Wow. It sounds like Brett Granet was not a stellar account manager. Shortly after he started work, he allegedly "spoke incoherently" at a client lunch and had...more

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