As several cities are allowing businesses to resume their operations to pre-pandemic levels, many employees are being called back to on-site work. Thankfully, schools have been welcoming children for in-person learning for several months now, and parents are hoping to send them to summer camps. Approximately 26 million American children
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In a move consistent with the updated Center for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 mask guidelines, the Indianapolis City-County Council has voted to end its year-old mask mandate for fully vaccinated persons, effective June 8, 2021.
California is considering a bill to mandate implicit bias training for certain employees in the real estate industry.
Amendments to Nevada’s non-compete statute, NRS 613.195, will ban non-compete agreements with hourly workers and limit employers’ ability to sue to enforce certain customer servicing restrictions. The new law also will extend the required judicial “blue pencil” process to actions brought by employees challenging non-compete covenants.
Before the pandemic hit, remote work was, in most cases, a thing of the future. Concern about the productivity of remote workers caused many employers to resist these arrangements. Employees, they thought, would rather be taking care of laundry or kids than taking care of their duties. Enter Covid-19 –
The pandemic seems not to have slowed down state and local lawmakers. Indeed, over 100 new labor and employment laws and ordinances are scheduled to take effect between July 1, 2021 and November 1, 2021.
State legislatures across the nation are prioritizing privacy and security matters, and Connecticut is no exception. This week, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong announced the passage of An Act Concerning Data Privacy Breaches, a measure that will enhance and strengthen Connecticut’s data breach notification law. The Connecticut House of Representatives
In an emergency meeting on June 9th, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board reversed itself and voted to withdraw the amended COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) it had just approved on June 3rd. As such, employers will remain governed by the ETS that was passed in November 2020.
The emergency meeting was
Switzerland is super behind the United States as far as vaccinations are concerned, but I finally got my first dose of the Pfizer vaccine two weeks ago and will have my second dose in two more weeks. This means I will be fully vaccinated when I arrive in the