District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the District would move into Phase Two of its reopening plan on June 22, 2020. Maryland has also expanded Stage Two of its reopening plan. These moves, coupled with announcements from Montgomery County and Baltimore City mean that every jurisdiction in
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On June 25th the California State Senate passed a resolution to place a proposition on the November ballot to repeal Proposition 209 and amend the state constitution. Proposition 209 passed in 1996 and amended the state constitution to prohibit state governmental institutions from considering race, gender, or ethnicity, specifically in
Just what does the employee relations department do all day? This is the type of question that if you ask an ER person directly, it may result in a pointed glare or perhaps weeping as the employee relations expert sinks into a chair.
It’s been a rough few months.
Michael Lotito comments on a decision regarding the joint employer rule suit.
Philip Gordon reminds New York employers that they are barred from requiring employees to be fingerprinted.
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Trent Sutton describes social distancing and aggressive disinfecting in South Korea.
Jason Stanevich and Kevin Burke explain the effect on “quickie election rules.”
Melissa Peters comments on cleaning services for the workplace.
Christine Sargent, Bruce Sarchet and Zack Duffly explore arbitration agreement enforceability and other legal developments.
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The White House has issued an amendment to the June 22, 2020, Presidential “Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak” to clarify an issue regarding those who are outside the scope of the Proclamation.
According to the amendment, not
Michelle Barret Falconer suggests that employers not be too restrictive with leave requests.
In April, President Donald Trump imposed a 60-day ban on permanent resident cards issued abroad. The ban was supposed to expire on June 22. On that day, he signed an executive order that (1) extended this ban through the end of 2020 and (2) now restricts foreign nationals from outside
Employers in the United States that sponsor foreign nationals for work visas may already be familiar with the various barriers their employees are facing when entering the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originally posted on our Wage and Hour Insights Blog In Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2020-4, issued June 26, 2020, the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, recognized a number of ways an employee can establish eligibility for Family First Coronavirus Response […]
On Monday, June 22, 2020, the White House announced a temporary suspension on new work visas, which will be in place until at least the end of this calendar year. The order blocks entry for those who enter the country under certain visa categories, such as the H-1B and