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New Requirements on Employers After Utah Declares State of Emergency Due to COVID-19

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Utah residents were advised Sunday night of a state of emergency arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to a significant spike in cases and attendant strain on Utah hospital facilities and health care providers,...more

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New Jersey Governor Issues New COVID-19 Mitigation Protocols

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Wednesday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued Executive Order 192 (“EO 192”), creating additional COVID-19 mitigation protocols for New Jersey employers that will be effective on November 5, 2020 at 6:00 am. These new...more

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San Francisco Enacts “Tourist Hotel” Ordinance Requiring New Cleaning and Disinfecting Protocols and Prohibiting Retaliation

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“Tourist hotels” in San Francisco must soon comply with Ordinance No. 208-20 enacted on October 9, 2020, which establishes cleaning and disease prevention standards and practices to help contain COVID-19....more

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Utah Announces New COVID-19 Protocols

In the face of a significant COVID-19 surge, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced yesterday the implementation of a new regime for evaluating COVID-19 transmission risk and enhanced measures for mask use, social distancing, and...more

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Resuming “In-Person” Board Meetings: Open Meetings Considerations

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For approximately the last six months, public boards subject to the Open Meetings Law (“public boards”) have been meeting solely via electronic means due to COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions and due to health and safety...more

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DOL Issues Updated Guidance, Report on Pandemic-Related Matters

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As employers and employees alike shift to new protocols and procedures amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Department of Labor (DOL) reminded employers about their continuing responsibilities....more

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Adding A Dash Of PPE Into Your IIPP: A California Employer’s Recipe For Employee Health And Safety

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I am amazed at how often business owners are surprised to learn that all employers in California are required to prepare, implement and inform employees about the employer’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Are...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

COVID-19 and Unprecedented: Litigation Insights, Issue 21 - August 2020

This 21st edition of Unprecedented, our weekly update on COVID-19-related litigation, pairs defense victories with new claims. Lenders obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming agent fees under the PPP program, and...more

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Some Hospitality Employers in Nevada Must Establish Virus-Combatting Protocols Including Cleaning, Testing, and Paid Time Off

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On August 11, 2020, Nevada Governor Sisolak signed Senate Bill No. 4 (SB 4) into law.  While SB 4 received significant media attention for its provision shielding businesses from liability related to COVID-19 under certain...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

The Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts Releases Goals for Restarting in-Person Juries

In mid-June, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore appointed the Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts, and charged it with examining technological, regulatory, and other long-term innovations for New York Courts. ...more

White & Case LLP

Returning to Work: COVID-19, Workers' Compensation, and Employee/Consultant Waivers

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As states allow businesses to reopen and employers begin returning to the workplace, questions arise regarding the potential liability of employers if employees and consultants contract COVID-19 in the workplace—which might...more

Epstein Becker & Green

San Francisco Ordinance Imposes New ‘Cleaning and Disease Prevention Standards’ and an Employee Training Mandate on Hotels and...

Seeking to prevent San Francisco’s return-to-work program from reigniting a surge of COVID-19 cases, the city’s Board of Supervisors (“Board”) has passed the “Healthy Buildings Ordinance” (“Ordinance”). This temporary...more

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OSHA Expected to Issue More COVID-19 Citations in Light of Recent Lawsuit

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has increased pressure on health care facilities, and long term care providers specifically, by issuing COVID-19-related citations and initiating COVID-19-related...more

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California's New "Employer Playbook" Helps Employers Prepare for and Respond to COVID-19 Situations

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On July 24, 2020, California released the Employer Playbook for a Safe Reopening. The Employer Playbook provides detailed information for employers in an easy-to-read checklist format. The majority of the document is...more

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As COVID-19 Cases Increase, States Adopt Workplace Standards and Emergency Ordinances

With over 40 states showing a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the novel coronavirus remains top of mind for employers throughout the U.S. Numerous state and federal measures have been—and continue to...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Virginia is the First State in the Nation to Approve COVID-19 Workplace Safety Standards

On July 15th, Virginia approved temporary emergency workplace safety standards related to COVID-19, making it the first state in the nation to do so. While final language has yet to be approved, the standards are expected to...more

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Temperature Checks Give Employers Fever

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As most employers know, the EEOC has confirmed employers may implement processes to take employee's temperatures before allowing them to enter the workplace during the pandemic. State and local governments in over twenty...more

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OSHA Issues Frequently Asked Questions as Employees Return to the Workplace

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently developed a COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document to provide a central location for commonly asked questions concerning steps employers can take...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

COVID-19 Litigation Trends, Issue 14

This 14th edition of Unprecedented, our weekly update on COVID-19-related litigation, showcases new and evolving trends. Employers are facing claims for both doing too much and too little in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....more

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San Francisco Supervisors Pass “Healthy Buildings Ordinance” To Heighten Cleaning And Disease Prevention Standards And Employee...

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Seyfarth Synopsis: On July 7, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed additional emergency measures to establish cleaning and disease prevention standards at tourist hotels and large commercial office buildings. ...more

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Latest Developments on UK Return to Work Guidance

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From 4 July, pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, hotels and other outdoor activities in the United Kingdom reopened but are required to comply with new guidance announced 23 June. To facilitate their opening, the...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Connecticut’s Plan to Reopen Businesses – Rules for Phase 2 Businesses

On June 7, 2020, Governor Lamont issued Sector Rules that Connecticut businesses must follow in order to open during Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan....more

Troutman Pepper

Considerations for Re-Opening Gyms and Fitness Studios

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States are re-opening in various phases, and some exercise facilities have opened their doors once again. For most states, gyms and fitness studios shuttered for months are now considering how to operate and attempt to recoup...more

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Bouncing Back: A List of Statewide Return to Work Protocols (UPDATED)

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Government officials across the country are easing up on the stringent business closures and stay at home orders that helped the nation slow the spread of COVID-19 earlier in the year. Each jurisdiction will emerge from this...more

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Corporate Culture: Health and Safety (Part II of II)

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Companies face a daunting challenge to reassure and regain trust and integrity with employees.  CEOs should view the current situation as an opportunity to improve a company’s culture by building on the company’s trust and...more

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