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Minnesota: Medical Marijuana, Mask Mandates and More
May 21, 2021
On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated recommendations directing that fully vaccinated individuals (defined as persons who are two weeks past their final COVID-19 vaccination), “no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting,” except where required by local, business, or workplace rules.
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The First 100 Week 14: Pro-Labor and Judicial Nominations Continue and DOL Focuses on Worker Status, Pushes for More Investigators
April 29, 2021
In the final week of first 100 days of the Biden administration, significant labor and employment activity includes a Department of Labor official and two judicial nominations sent to the Senate, a push from the DOL Wage and Hour Division for the expanded enforcement, a call to employers to provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated, and the White House’s release of fact sheets signaling the administration’s strong support for union-friendly policy initiatives.
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The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration: Labor and Employment Activity
April 20, 2021
Each week during the first 100 days of the new administration, we will provide a recap of significant initiatives and events that will impact employers.
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New Employment Laws in Maryland – Protection for Essential Workers, Bereavement Leave, Workplace Peace Orders, and More! (And a Webinar!)
April 15, 2021
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a tumultuous session for the Maryland General Assembly, whose 2021 session ended at midnight on Monday, April 12.
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The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration: Labor and Employment Activity
April 13, 2021
Each week during the first 100 days of the new administration, we will provide a recap of significant initiatives and events that will impact employers.
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The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration: Labor and Employment Activity
April 11, 2021
Each week during the first 100 days of the new administration, we will provide a recap of significant initiatives and events that will impact employers.
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The DOL’s Tipped Employee Final Rule: What Is Taking Effect and What Is Not
March 24, 2021
With the change in administration, the Department of Labor’s recently-issued Final Rule governing the treatment of tipped employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act was thrown into doubt.
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The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration: Labor and Employment Activity
March 22, 2021
Each week during the first 100 days of the new administration, we will provide a recap of significant initiatives and events that will impact employers.
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The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration: Labor and Employment Activity
March 12, 2021
Each Friday during the first 100 days of the new administration, we will provide a recap of significant initiatives and events that will impact employers.
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California: The March 31, 2021 Pay Data Reporting Deadline Is Approaching. What You Need To Know
March 10, 2021
Pursuant to a new state law, California Government Code Section 12999, which became effective on January 1, 2021, private employers with 100 or more employees (with at least one employee in California) are required to submit a “pay data report” to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing by March 31, 2021, and annually thereafter.
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Ontario: Extraordinary Circumstances call for Extraordinary Remedies
March 9, 2021
In Caplan v Atas, 2021 ONSC 670 (“Caplan”), following a series of protracted, abhorrent campaigns of harassment and defamation committed by the defendant, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the “Court”) expanded the common law in Ontario by recognizing a new tort: harassment in online communications.
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February 2021 Updates in Minnesota Labor and Employment Law
February 25, 2021
The Minnesota Supreme Court has issued a few opinions which employers should be aware.
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Tweets Follow

Jun 10

OSHA Finally Issues Covid-19 Guidance for Health Care Employers https://t.co/4CsphDqIhD

Jun 07

Global Webinar, June 9th: "Open Secrets? Guarding Value in the Intangible Economy" https://t.co/mUyRVl5IpP

Jun 03

Why Employers Shouldn’t Dismiss Workplace Rumors and Gossip—Courts Aren’t https://t.co/BTprs7JRgf