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Littler Global Guide - Switzerland - Q4 2021

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The High Court of the Canton of Vaude recently decided that the couriers of an online food ordering and delivery service are in fact employees. Very interestingly, the Court concluded that the digital platform leases them out...more

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Puerto Rico Imposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions and Vaccine Booster Mandates on Private Sector Employers

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In his most recent attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19, on January 13, 2022, Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi once again issued back-to-back executive orders (EO) implementing additional COVID-19 restrictions and...more

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Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q4 2021

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Striking Workers Are Protected from Suffering Detriment - Precedential Decision by Judiciary or Regulatory Agency - On November 18, 2021, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirmed that workers who take part in...more

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NYC Job Postings Must Include Salary Ranges Effective May 15, 2022

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NYC employers will soon be required to include a minimum and maximum salary on all job postings for positions performed within the City. As we previously reported, the City Council passed Int. 1208-B (Law) on December 15,...more

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Whose Burden is it Anyway? NJ Appellate Division Holds Employee Fails to Meet the Burden of Persuasion of Showing Discriminatory...

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Despite surviving summary judgment, securing a favorable verdict at the second trial, and being awarded counsel fees, Plaintiff’s gender discrimination case was abruptly dismissed by the Appellate Division. On January 3,...more

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New Legislation is a Blow to Oregon Employers Relying on Noncompetition Agreements

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In their most recent session, the Oregon Legislature passed, and Gov. Kate Brown signed into law, Senate Bill 169 (SB 169) – a bill which continues to erode the protections of noncompetition agreements for employers...more

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California’s Labor Commissioner Publishes FAQ for Garment Protection Act

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In September 2021, California’s Governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 62 which expands the definition of the garment manufacturing industry for purposes of wage claim enforcement to include brand guarantors. A brand guarantor is...more

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Recent Inflation Increase Pushes Up OSHA and Other Labor Law Penalties

The recent spike in inflation has now caused a 6.2 percent rise in penalties for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and other labor laws. On January 14, 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health...more

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CMS Vaccine Rule Stands: Providers Caught Between Federal Mandate and Florida Restrictions

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Late last week, the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the stay of the healthcare worker vaccination mandate (CMS Rule) in 24 states where the CMS Rule had been stayed. The CMS Rule, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...more

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At-Home COVID Tests Must be Reimbursed by Insurance Companies

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Group health plans and health insurance issuers are now required to cover the cost of over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 diagnostic tests. Last week, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury issued...more

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Update: No Surprises Act Implementation & CMS Guidance on Vaccination Mandate for Health Care Staff

Editor’s Note: In this article, Manatt Health provides an update on the latest policy developments around the No Surprises Act (NSA) and the vaccination mandate for health care workers....more

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NYC employers must include salary range for open positions beginning April

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Beginning in April 2022, NYC employers with four or more employees must include the salary range of the position in job postings. The law, which passed on January 15 after the mayor did not take action to veto, amends the New...more

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Update for Employers Navigating Federal Vaccine Requirements

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As previously reported here, the Supreme Court recently issued decisions staying the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) “vaccine or test” Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) and upholding the Centers for...more

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Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury Announces 2022 Limits on Qualified Retirement Plans

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On January 14, 2022, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury issued Internal Revenue Circular Letter No. 22-01 (CL IR 22-01) announcing the applicable 2022 limits for Puerto Rico qualified retirement plans. ...more

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COVID Labor Shortages: Here Comes the Cavalry!

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Like most businesses, you probably are in dire need of qualified, motivated employees. One often overlooked source is transitioning service members and veterans. These men and women are truly special because they understand...more

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Appellate Decision Permits COVID-19 "Take-Home" Suit to Proceed

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A California appeals court permitted a Los Angeles County wrongful death lawsuit for COVID-19 “take-home” liability to proceed. The plaintiff claims that plaintiff’s employer’s negligence resulted in plaintiff’s transmitting...more

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Trade Secrets Protection: Some Common Sense and an Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

Given the dire consequences a company can face once a valuable trade secret goes out the door, corporate executives need to understand what their trade secrets are as well as how to protect them. Under the law, a trade secret...more

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CMS Vaccine Mandate: New Deadlines

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On January 13, 2022, a divided Supreme Court vacated the injunctions that applied to CMS's vaccine mandate in 24 states, thereby allowing CMS to enforce its mandates in all states except Texas. ...more

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#WorkforceWednesday: SCOTUS Decides on Vaccine Rules, Companies Can Still Require Vaccination, Restrictive Covenants in CO -...

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This week, we’re breaking down what last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on two of the federal vaccine mandate rules will mean for employers. Supreme Court Blocks OSHA ETS, Upholds CMS Mandate (see video attached) ...more

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A Mad Dog’s Promenade: New York City’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Employers

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Week after week, this publication has been producing informative pieces on COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the workplace – see here, here, and here – and for good reason. Employers (and employees) have been grappling with a...more

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Federal Contractor Threatened With Suspension and Debarment for Not Submitting Affirmative Action Plans

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently reminded federal contractors that the government has broad authority to audit and investigate contractors’ equal employment...more

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Halts Enforcement of OSHA Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

What You Need to Know- •The U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary stay of OSHA’s requirement mandating that certain private employers require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to weekly...more

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Manufacturing Success During the Great Resignation

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With the “Great Resignation” reportedly affecting the manufacturing sector more than other sectors, many manufacturers need to work harder than ever to find and keep qualified workers. This problem is compounded when business...more

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New Year, New Job Postings: New York City Follows Colorado and Connecticut Trend By Requiring Salary Range on Job Postings

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Effective May 14, 2022, New York City will require employers with four or more employees to include the minimum and maximum salary for a position in its job postings, including those for promotion and transfer opportunities....more

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Four Ways to Build a Strong Law Firm Alumni Relations Program

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A law firm alumni relations program can help both your law firm and your former employees, yet many firms aren’t yet investing in creating an alumni relations program or the program they do have hasn’t yielded ROI. ...more

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