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Bereavement Leave Now Covered Under Maryland’s Flexible Leave Act

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Effective October 1, 2021, the Maryland Flexible Leave Act (“MFLA”) has been amended to authorize employees to use paid leave for bereavement leave upon the death of an immediate family member. Under the MFLA “bereavement...more

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Xerox hit with ERISA lawsuit

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I’m old enough to remember when a photocopy and Xerox were considered the same. Xerox was a brand like Band-Aid. These days, their luck is far worse, including now an ERISA lawsuit....more

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7 Employer Takeaways from EEOC’s Latest Vaccine Guidance on Religious Accommodations

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just updated its online COVID-19 technical guidance to further explain its position regarding religious objections to employer COVID-19 vaccination requirements,...more

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Five Key Takeaways From EEOC’s Updated Guidance on Religious Objections to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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Many employers that require COVID-19 vaccinations of employees have been receiving requests for exceptions from the vaccine requirement as an accommodation based on religion. On October 25, 2021, the Equal Opportunity...more

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Vaccination and fundamental rights of employees

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Several employers ask employees to work from home if they cannot show a valid QR. The question is whether this is allowed? In Several employers ask employees to work from home if they cannot show a valid QR. The question is...more

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Updated Employer Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates Issued by Both the EEOC and Safer Federal Workforce Task Force

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Recently, both the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force issued updated guidance for employers concerning COVID-19 vaccination mandates. EEOC GUIDANCE UPDATES - The Equal...more

Fisher Phillips

An Employer’s Guide to Navigating Third-Party Vaccine Mandates on Visitors, Vendors, and More

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As employers implement their own internal COVID-19 protocols and procedures, many have the additional burden of complying with third-party vaccine policies or enforcing their own vaccine policies upon non-employees such as...more

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Case in Point -- Recent Updates in California Employment Law

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Welcome to the second edition of “Case in Point,” a series of short videos in which we recap key employment cases from the past quarter and discuss what they mean for employers in California. In this 6-minute episode, Tyler...more

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Jumping the gun - direct offer to employees was unlawful inducement

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The UK Supreme Court found in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley that it was an unlawful inducement for an employer to offer a pay deal to employees “over the head” of its recognised trade union. However, the position would have been...more

Morgan Lewis - ML Benefits

IRS Issues Guidance Regarding ARPA Multiemployer Plan Relief Rules

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provided relief from certain annual notice and funding requirements to multiemployer plans reeling from COVID-19–related investment and experience losses. IRS Notice 2021-57, issued on...more

Locke Lord LLP

Putting the "S" in ESG: Investors Place Increased Responsibility on Employers to Foster Diversity and Positive Corporate Culture

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ESG — or Environmental, Social, and Governance — refers to a wide range of considerations that impact a company’s performance, both in the public markets and within its internal culture. In the wake of the #MeToo and Black...more

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NLRB's Top Attorney Says College Athletes Are Employees: Here's What That Means

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On September 29, the top attorney for the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a memorandum opining that certain collegiate athletes at private institutions should be considered employees under the National Labor...more

Locke Lord LLP

Don't Get Caught Off Guard – New Rules Established by the No Surprises Act

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In December 2020, Congress adopted the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “CCA”), which includes a special rule — the “No Surprises Act” — that is designed to protect consumers from surprise medical bills for...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson - The LHD/ERISA Advisor

The LHD/ERISA Advisor: District Court Finds Reduction in Monthly LTD Benefit Due to IRA Rollover Appropriate Under Plan Terms

In DeBold v. Liberty Life Assur. Co. of Bos., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 120153 (D. Mass, June 28, 2021), a district court held that an ERISA plan administrator could reduce an insured's monthly long-term disability (LTD) benefit...more

Locke Lord LLP

Illinois Imposes Substantial New Limitations on Employee Non-Compete and Non-Solicit Agreements

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On August 16, 2021, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed amendments to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act (the “Act”) that will be effective on January 1, 2022 and will limit Illinois employers’ use of non-compete and...more

Fisher Phillips

How Employers Can Handle Confidentiality and Privacy Concerns Related to Collecting COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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With many current COVID-19 safety protocols dependent on vaccination status, verification and vaccine mandates continue to raise unique confidentiality and privacy considerations for employers. Here are some important points...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

California Continues to Whittle Away Non-Disclosure and Non-Disparagement Clauses in Employee Settlement and Separation Agreements

California, effective 2022, will prohibit employers from incorporating non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses in agreements signed on or after Jan. 1, 2022 unless they allow employees to discuss or disclose information...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New York Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Adult Use Cannabis and the Workplace

Earlier this month, the New York State Department of Labor (the “DOL”) issued guidance entitled “Adult Use Cannabis and the Workplace” (the “Guidance”) in connection with the recently-enacted Marijuana Regulation and Taxation...more

Dechert LLP

Let it “Roll” (for a Little While): DOL Issues Limited Relief Regarding New Fiduciary Exemption

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The U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) yesterday, on October 25, 2021, issued Field Advice Bulletin 2021-2 (the “2021 FAB”), along with an explanatory notice, (the “2021 Notice”) in connection with compliance with...more

Quarles & Brady LLP

FAQs on White House’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for U.S. Travelers

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The White House issued a Proclamation dated October 25, 2021 (Proclamation) implementing strict protocols that require noncitizen, nonimmigrant individuals traveling to the United States by air to be fully vaccinated with...more

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Safer Federal Work Force Task Force Releases Updated FAQ on the Implementation of the Executive Order 14042 COVID-19 Vaccine...

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As discussed in our prior alert, most federal contractors will soon see a new Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) clause 52.223-99 mandating COVID-19 vaccinations and safety protocols included in their future federal...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

New York Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Cannabis and the Workplace

The New York State Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) has issued FAQ guidance addressing common questions regarding recreational cannabis use by employees in and outside of the workplace in light of the enactment earlier this year...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

Objections to COVID-Testing and Asking Vax Status Up Front: Best Practices

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Employers are being inundated with employee requests for exemptions, not just from mandatory vaccination policies, but also from policies requiring regular COVID-19 testing. How do employers square their duty to provide a...more

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EEOC Issues Updated FAQs Relating to COVID-19 Pandemic

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On October 13, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) once again issued updated FAQs concerning the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title...more

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Dealing with Religious Objections to Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: The EEOC Issues Clarifying Technical Assistance...

On October 25, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued long-awaited technical assistance concerning employees’ religious objections to vaccine requirements in the workplace. ...more

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