Coronavirus in the Workplace

Coronavirus in the Workplace

The Latest COVID-19 Workplace Guidance from the CDC: More on Masks, Returning to Work After Infection, and Vaccine Communications to Employees
February 18, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to issue a steady stream of new guidance and information on COVID-19, some of which has specific relevance to the workplace.
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Love in the Time of COVID: Workplace Romance in Reel Life and Real Life
February 12, 2021
In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, SHRM published an article highlighting a new survey on office romances.
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Hey Employers: Vaccinated ≠ Back to Normal!
February 8, 2021
Many people, like me, view the vaccination as a silver bullet that will allow us to resume our old, carefree, socially-not-distant lives. But the reality is – that’s not how it works.
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OSHA Issues New Employer Guidance Related to COVID-19
February 4, 2021
The message for employers is the Biden Administration will hold them accountable for not implementing “appropriate control measures.”
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OSHA Provides Stronger Workplace Guidance on COVID-19
January 29, 2021
As promised by the new Biden Administration, on January 29, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provided stronger guidance for employers and employees on COVID-19 in the workplace.
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Paying Employees for Travel Time on A Partial Telework Day? The U.S. Department of Labor Weighs in…
January 26, 2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have implemented flexible work schedules for a litany of reasons.
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More Guidance from the CDC on Workplace Vaccination Programs
January 21, 2021
As individuals beyond front-line healthcare workers are becoming eligible for the vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released a toolkit for employers of essential workers, to join those that it previously released for medical centers/clinics/clinicians, and long-term care facilities.
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Proposed Relief Legislation Includes Major Workplace Changes
January 18, 2021
There has been extensive reporting on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill just released by President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team. The proposal also includes a number of additional measures that, if enacted, will greatly affect every employer.
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Canada: Beginning of the End? COVID-19 Vaccines and Employers' Rights
January 7, 2021
As we enter 2021 and look forward to the approved vaccines being available to the general public, Canadian employers eager to resume pre-pandemic life may no doubt be wondering if they can require their employees working in-person to be vaccinated.
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Congress’ Second COVID-19 Relief Bill Updates the Paycheck Protection Program
December 31, 2020
Last week, Congress reached a deal on a second pandemic relief package which includes the enactment of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Business, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (Act), which has now been signed by President Trump.
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President Trump Signs Consolidated Appropriations Act, Extending Tax Credit to Employers Choosing to Extend FFCRA Leaves Until 3/31/21
December 29, 2020
On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act into law. This alert offers our review of the law and responses to the most common questions we’re receiving from employers, but is written prior to any applicable agency guidance being issued.
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COVID-19 Stimulus Essentials for Employers
December 29, 2020
On Sunday December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the second COVID-19 stimulus package into law.  The over 5,000 page Act has a number of important provisions that employers should keep in mind.
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Tweets Follow

May 17

The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – Intersectionality and Sex-Plus https://t.co/eo7NThzinE

May 17

California Hikes 2023 Minimum Wage https://t.co/yAHxoKLwV0

May 13

New @shrm Court Report: Single Use of Racial Slur Can Create Hostile Work Environment https://t.co/JikyMA8Wkz