In the wake of an increased focus on racial justice in the summer of 2020, many employers began to recognize and observe Juneteenth as a way to demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. On June 17, 2021—25 years after the first bill to recognize Juneteenth was
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We previously reported on OSHA’s COVID-19 guidance for employers, which has continued to evolve over the last 15 months in response to changing scientific and epidemiological information. On June 10, 2021, OSHA again updated its guidance, with a new emphasis on protections for unvaccinated and otherwise “at-risk” workers. The updated
On April 1, 2021, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law House Bill (H.B.) 2067, which amends Arizona Revised Statute (A.R.S.) Section 13-905 to allow the courts to issue an order for a “Certificate of Second Chance” for individuals “whose judgment of guilt is set aside” after a criminal conviction.
On June 15, 2021, Governor Tom Wolf’s administration certified the results of the May 2021 municipal primary election, and thereby formalized the approval of an amendment to the Constitution of Pennsylvania giving lawmakers the broad new power to extend or end disaster emergency declarations. Because the Philadelphia Public Health Emergency
Yesterday, the Cal/OSHA standards board approved the revised Emergency Temporary Standards, posted on Friday, June 11. While the ETS were approved without revision and will take effect Monday, June 21, Governor Newsom has indicated that he will
On June 17, 2021, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Standards Board), voted and passed its latest set of proposed revisions, with a 5 to 1 vote, to the Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Regulation (Revised ETS). This is the first
As discussions around the nature of work as we emerge from Covid lockdown measures, the consensus seems to be coalescing around a hybrid form of work that will see a greater mixture of home and office-based working.
Before you jump to answer an IM, take a step back and try tidying up your office space.
On June 17, 2021, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal-OSHA”) voted to adopt its (now third) revised COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards, which take effect immediately as a result of Governor Gavin Newsom signing an executive order waiving the normal 10-day legal administrative review required for new/revised regulations.
Abigail Larimer was featured in the Law360 Pulse article, “FordHarrison Lures Ex-Morris Manning Atty”. Welcome to the firm, Abby!