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[Virtual Event] Labor and Employment AR/HR Summit - August 10th - 12th, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT

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Employers, especially HR professionals, have been on a roller coaster ride over the past 18 months. COVID-19 has not only changed the way we work but has underscored the need to take proactive steps to protect the longevity...more

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Judge Holds that a Hospital can Fire Employees Who Refuse the Vaccine

Sending a clear message to employers and employees alike on the prickly subject of mandatory vaccination programs, Texas federal Judge Lynn N. Hughes just dismissed outright a lawsuit brought by 117 employees of a Houston...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

‘Do the Best’ But Mind the Myriad Laws: Grappling With COVID Vaccination Issues

Report on Patient Privacy 21, no. 6 (June 2021) - ...So begins the provocative lawsuit filed against Methodist Hospital System in Houston by 117 employees who do not want to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Despite the...more

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More Lawsuits Are Challenging Employer Mandatory Vaccination Policies, Relying More on Fear, Hyperbole, and Misdirection Than Law...

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Invoking horrific images of Nazi war crimes and employees allegedly being used as “human guinea pigs,” a new round of lawsuits are challenging employers’ rights to enforce mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements in Texas,...more

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Federal Government Says Employers Can Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines? Not So Fast…

Many news outlets have recently reported that the federal government has indicated that employers can mandate COVID-19 vaccines. They rely on updated guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on May 28,...more

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Proposed Changes to the Use of Non-Compete Agreements in New York

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The Trade Secrets Committee of the New York City Bar recently published a report proposing that New York State enact a statute to regulate the use of non-compete agreements. The committee had become increasingly concerned...more

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Japan: Q&A - Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

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We asked our member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. Responses from Japan. Can an employer require compulsory...more

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Portugal: Q&A - Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

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WLG asked member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. Responses for Portugal have been updated with new questions...more

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France: Q&A - Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Policies (UPDATED)

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We asked our member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. Responses for France have been updated with new questions...more

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Edible Bites Episode 5 – Weed at Work: Employment Law Trends

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In episode five of McGuireWoods’ Edible Bites video series, topics of discussion center on employment law trends, how different state laws for medical and recreational cannabis impact employees, and how organizations should...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Policies: To Mandate, or Not to Mandate?

COVID-19 vaccines are becoming increasingly available across the United States, and businesses across the country are preparing to return to the office. However, a recent poll found that 1 in 3 Americans say that they...more

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First Lawsuit Challenging Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine May Shed Light On Employer Parameters

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Contending that he could not be forced to be a “human guinea pig,” a New Mexico detention center officer has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the right of his employer to require first responders to receive the COVID-19...more

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France: Q&A - Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

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We asked our member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. Fabien Pomart of Soulier Avocats shares his view from...more

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Will Big Labor’s Big Wishlist Return For 2021? The Implications Of A Resurrected PRO Act On Businesses Large And Small

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When the House of Representatives passed the PRO Act last year with the aim of overhauling federal labor law for the benefit of organized labor, we predicted the legislation would stall in the face of the Republican Senate...more

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Political Speech in the Workplace: Navigating a Rocky Political Climate in a Private Workplace

Recent events in Washington D.C. and elsewhere have heightened tensions across the United States and led to renewed questions from employees and employers regarding how to respond to political speech inside (and outside) the...more

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December 2020: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

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Workplace Law Lowdown | Can Employers Require a COVID-19 Vaccine?

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Every day Americans are promised an end to this pandemic through the advent of an all hallowed vaccine. As this day draws nearer, questions for employers become more eminent—how (and whether) to administer a vaccine...more

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Malaysia: Q&A - Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

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World Law Group asked its member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. ...more

Fisher Phillips

Employees’ Off-Duty Pandemic Conduct Can Create On-Duty Headaches For Healthcare Employers – How To Reduce Disruptions In Your...

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As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and continues to hammer businesses, workers, and lifestyles with record-high infection rates and hospitalizations, companies still face challenges in ensuring employees comply with critical...more

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November 2020: The Top 16 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

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What Employers And Educational Institutions Need To Know About EEOC’s Proposed Guidance On Religious Discrimination

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The EEOC recently released a draft of its updated guidance on religious discrimination, which – if adopted and finalized – could alter the legal standards applied in workplace disputes for the nation’s employers generally and...more

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Arizona Passes Initiative to Allow Recreational Marijuana Use

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Arizona 2020 voters decidedly adopted Proposition 207 – The Smart and Safe Arizona Act – which legalizes the possession and use of marijuana by adults age 21 and over for recreational or non-medicinal use. The initiative...more

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A Dealership’s Guide To Social Media, Free Speech, And The Election

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You just learned that one of your employees expressed their opinion about the election on social media. Their unfiltered post includes slurs, and it is inflammatory at best. Had they made these same comments while at work,...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

California’s Sweeping Expansion of Employment Laws

California has enacted a host of new laws impacting family and medical leave, coronavirus reporting obligations, workers compensation, pay gap data, worker classifications, and more. Here are the highlights, including when...more

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Privacy and Data Protection Issues for Employees in the COVID-19 Environment

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Panelists discussed employment and privacy issues related to the pandemic for both remote work and return to the workplace. We'll also look at obligations of employers when it comes to collecting information related to health...more

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