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OSHA Extends COVID-19 Emphasis Program for Healthcare Industry While Plotting Permanent Rule

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Federal workplace safety officials just announced an extension of its COVID-19 National Emphasis Program (NEP) that focuses its inspection targeting efforts on hospital and skilled nursing care facilities that treat or handle...more

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Covid-19 Key EU Developments, Policy & Regulatory Update No. 85

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COMPETITION & STATE AID - State Aid - European Commission approves new and amended Member State measures to support the economy - Since the onset of the coronavirus outbreak, the Commission has adopted a significant...more

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Are Economic Losses Caused by COVID Shutdowns Recoverable Under Commercial Property Insurance Policies

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As we have previously written, whether economic losses caused by COVID shutdowns can be recovered under commercial property insurance policies is a hotly-contested issue. (Past articles include, ‘Will Your Business...more

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California’s New Close Contact and Infectious Period Definitions Have Far-Reaching Pandemic Implications for Employers

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California public health officials recently revised the definitions of “close contact” and “infectious period” that appear in the state’s pandemic-related rules – and the new broader standards might catch some employers by...more

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Dechert's International Capital Markets Team In Conversation With Euronext Dublin

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In this issue of Dechert’s International Capital Markets Team’s “In Conversation With...” series, associate Amy Rees and partner Patrick Lyons sit down with Maurizio Pastore, Head of Debt and Funds Listing at Euronext Dublin,...more

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OCR Releases Guidance on HIPAA Compliance When Providing Audio-Only Telehealth

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently released new guidance (the “Guidance”) to help ensure that individuals may continue to benefit from audio-only telehealth...more

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HHS Issues HIPAA Guidance to Support Audio-Only Telehealth Services

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently issued new guidance (Guidance) on the use of remote communication technologies to deliver audio-only telehealth in accordance with...more

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OSHA Releases Updated Agenda For Rulemaking

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On June 21, 2022, the Department of Labor released the Spring 2022 rulemaking agenda. The dates listed on the schedule are non-binding but reflect priority issues for OSHA. The newly published agenda makes clear that the...more

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California Supreme Court to Determine Scope of Employer Liability for At-Home Spread of COVID-19

Last week, the California Supreme Court agreed to decide two unique questions with far-reaching implications for employer liability: (1) may an employer be held liable to an employee’s spouse when an employee contracts...more

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Ontario, Canada: Arbitrator Decides Employer Discriminated on Basis of Creed in Denying Request for Vaccine Policy Exemption

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In Public Health Sudbury & Districts v. Ontario Nurses’ Association, 2022 CanLii 48440 (ON LA), Arbitrator Robert J. Herman decided that the grievor was discriminated against on the basis of creed under the Ontario Human...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 implemented stringent mitigation measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19. As COVID-19 case rates fluctuate, face coverings are not uncommon as a preventative...more

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ARPA-H Begins to Take Shape Amid Questions About Scope, Mission, Overlap With NIH

Report on Research Compliance 19, no. 7 (July, 2022) - NIH’s highest ranking external advisory committee had just heard a spirited, hour-long explanation about the agency’s Advanced Research Project Agency for Health...more

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Canada Suspends Mandatory Vaccines for Most Travel, Federally Regulated Transportation Workers, and Federal Government Employees

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On June 14, 2002, Canada announced that, due to the country’s improved public health situation, certain vaccination requirements are suspended as of June 20. Federally Regulated Travel Sector...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - June 23, 2022

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Key Takeaways - Polio has been detected in London’s wastewater system. Microsoft accuses Russian intelligence agencies of increased cyberattacks against nations aiding Ukraine. The UK launches free trade talks with the...more

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July is the New January – New State Laws Do Not Take the Summer Off

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It used to be that employers had the luxury of waiting until January 1 to be vigilant for new employment laws and compliant challenges.  For the past several years, we have reported on employment and labor laws taking effect...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Downtown vs. Suburban Offices: Commercial Office Space Leasing In A Post-Covid Market

Twenty-seven months ago, we couldn’t begin to comprehend the length or severity of the pandemic, nor its long-term effect on commercial office space. Today it is still not possible to make an accurate prediction, but a few...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Seventh Circuit Affirms Judgment on the Pleadings for Insurer in Covid-19 Business Interruption Claim by Shopping Mall Food Court...

A victory was obtained in the case of Melcorp, Inc. v. West American Ins. Co., No. 21-2448 (7th Cir. June 8, 2022). The Seventh Circuit affirmed yet another trial court decision in favor of an insurer on a Covid-19 business...more

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Québec Ends COVID-19 State of Emergency and Mandatory Masking on Public Transportation

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On June 1, 2022, the Québec government officially ended the province’s state of emergency first declared in March 2020 to deal with the COVID-19 health crisis.  The government also lifted the COVID-19 mask mandate for...more

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Nicaragua: PCR test eliminated as a requirement to enter the country

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The Ministry of Health of Nicaragua issued Resolution No. 309-2022, eliminating the PCR test requirement to enter the country for crews, passengers, nationals or foreigners who want to enter through any border post (air, land...more

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A Judge’s Decision in a Philadelphia COVID-19 Fatal Claim Petition, Advice For Employers

In light of the pandemic and its widespread impact on employee populations, many states have grappled with their workers’ compensation laws and regulations. These impacts are associated often with substantial medical costs...more

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Fifth Circuit Rules that COVID-19 Pandemic Did Not Trigger the “Natural Disaster” Exception to WARN Notice Requirements

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In the first such decision from a federal appellate court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled the COVID-19 pandemic is not a “natural disaster” that exempts employers from providing advance notice of...more

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COVID-19: Accommodation and the Return to the Workplace – Considerations for Ontario employers

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Introduction - More than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic first hit Canada, we are in a different place, in that the majority of working Canadians are now vaccinated, provincial mandates have been lifted, and many...more

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Tongue Twister: Commander Closes Construction Site for COVID and Contractor Can’t Recover Contract Costs

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Last month, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals held that a public contractor could not recover $100k in construction costs incurred following the government’s decision to close down a base in Tennessee due to...more

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Better Healthcare Newsletter from Patrick Malone - June 2022

With Memorial Day weekend in the rear-view mirror, the nation’s summer vacation season officially has begun. And experts are forecasting that the national pursuits of fun and relaxation in 2022 won’t just be heating up but...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Leveraging Section 1902(e)(14) Waiver Authority Amid Unwinding

Editor’s Note: In a new expert perspective prepared for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health and Value Strategies program, reproduced below, Manatt Health outlines the time-limited targeted enrollment...more

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