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New Guidance Significantly Expands NY COVID-19 Sick Leave

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Approximately 10 months after New York state enacted a law providing paid leave for New York workers who have been quarantined or isolated as a result of COVID-19 (COVID-19 Sick Leave), the New York State Department of Labor...more

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Mexican Employers Will Need To Adapt To New Teleworking Measures

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador just signed into effect an amendment to Federal Labor Law that radically reforms its teleworking provisions – among other things, it will require employers to enter into written...more

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The Undoing Of Trump’s Immigration Agenda: Biden Unveils Series Of Immigration Reforms

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One day is all it took for the Biden-Harris administration to repudiate the Trump-era crackdown on immigration. By issuing a series of Executive Actions, Presidential Memoranda, and Proclamations on January 20 and the days...more

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Change is inevitable with a purchase

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People tend to hate change especially when things are good. The problem with a change in the retirement plan business that I find is when a plan provider you’re working with, gets purchased. The people who have led this plan...more

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UK job retention scheme: government publishes detailed rules for extension to 30 April 2021

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The government has published its sixth Treasury Direction governing the operation of the coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS). This follows the extension of the CJRS to 30 April 2021 and sheds light on some of the...more

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The Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act Proposes a Bailout of Struggling Multiemployer Pension Plans

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House Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) recently introduced legislation that seeks to rescue multiemployer pension plans (MEPs) facing insolvency. Entitled the Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act (EPPRA), the bill...more

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Government Begins Criminal Prosecutions for “Wage-Fixing” and “No-Poach” Agreements

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The Department of Justice recently followed through on its stated intent to bring criminal actions against companies and individuals for alleged anticompetitive employment practices. Our Antitrust and Labor & Employment...more

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Germany: New Right to Work From Home During the Pandemic(?)

On 19 January 2021, the German Chancellor and Federal Prime Ministers passed a new resolution on further measures to combat the Corona pandemic. The Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs implemented this resolution in...more

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Governor Newsom to Lift COVID-19 Regional Stay-at-Home Orders

Most Counties to Remain in Most Restrictive Tier of the State’s Blueprint - As California begins to see the recent surge in COVID-19 infections recede, the state is lifting some of the most stringent restrictions on...more

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What Will A Federal OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Likely Require?

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As predicted following Joe Biden’s election as President of the United States, the new administration announced last week that it has directed the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to consider...more

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United States to impose federal COVID-19 safety measures on international travel

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On January 12, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order (the CDC Order), which will require all air passengers travelling to the United States from a foreign country to present either of the...more

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The Tax Court in Brief - January 2021

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Freeman Law’s “The Tax Court in Brief” covers every substantive Tax Court opinion, providing a weekly brief of its decisions in clear, concise prose. The Week of January 18 – January 22, 2021 - Adams Challenge (UK)...more

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Should Mine Operators Expect A COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard?

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Within the first days of taking office, President Biden signed many Executive Orders – one of which directs the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to...more

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The Realities Of Mandating COVID-19 Vaccination For Unionized Employees

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The Food and Drug Administration has now approved two different mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna and Pfizer) under the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to be distributed in the U.S. for use in persons 18 years of age...more

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Charting The Risk Associated With Common Workplace COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive Programs

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Now that a COVID-19 vaccine is becoming increasingly available, how can employers encourage employees to receive it? Beyond requiring the shots as a mandatory condition of employment – which is not an option many employers...more

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Immigration Under Biden Administration: Changes in the First 100 Days

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There were many changes to immigration processes and procedures in the United States in just the past year, partially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and partially as a result of the Trump Administration, which was...more

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San Francisco To Revise COVID-19 Retaliation Ordinance

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has just unanimously approved a proposed ordinance prohibiting retaliation against San Francisco employees who missed work after contracting or being suspected of contracting COVID-19....more

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Illinois Court Strikes Down ESOP’s Arbitration Provision

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Over the past few years, qualified retirement plans, including employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) have been adding provisions requiring participant breach of fiduciary duty claims to be resolved through mandatory...more

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President Biden Extends and Expands Restrictions on US Admission Amid COVID-19

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In an effort to curb the further spread of COVID-19, President Joe Biden has extended restrictions on US admission from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Brazil as of January 26, and expanded the...more

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HK Court confirms Labour Tribunal has no jurisdiction over mixed claims founded in both contract and tort

The Labour Tribunal in Hong Kong has jurisdiction over a claim of money arising from the breach of a term of an employment contract. However, mixed claims founded in both contract and tort are excluded from the jurisdiction...more

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Philadelphia Enacts Amendments to and Expands Coverage of its Background Screening Ordinances

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For years, Philadelphia has maintained ordinances substantially restricting employers’ use of criminal record and credit histories in employment screening.  These regulations are in addition to, not in lieu of, the federal...more

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Renewed Suspension of Certain Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Entries & New Travel Restrictions from...

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On Monday afternoon, President Biden signed a Presidential Proclamation (the “Proclamation”) that reinstates the travel restrictions for noncitizens of the United States (U.S.) who have been physically present in the Schengen...more

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Proposed Illinois Law Signals Potential Change On The Horizon For Employers Relying On Restrictive Covenant Agreements

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Recent legislative developments in the State of Illinois underscore the need for employers to review and revise their restrictive covenant agreements with their employees to maximize potential enforceability. Specifically, a...more

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Executive Order on COVID-19 - Vague Regarding MSHA

On January 21, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. signed an executive order directing the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to take certain actions to address worker safety and health with regard to...more

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Health Plan Broker & Consultant Service Provider Fee Disclosure

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Public Law 116-260 (“CAA”), signed into law by President Trump on December 27, 2020, imposes new compensation disclosure requirements upon brokers and consultants to group health...more

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