Following on the heels of an executive order by Oregon’s governor requiring full vaccination for teachers, staff and volunteers in K12 schools, the Oregon Health Authority yesterday issued a new rule requiring that healthcare providers and healthcare staff be vaccinated against COVID-19 as of October 18, 2021.
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National employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. recently launched an innovative video training series to help higher education institutions meet annual Title IX team training obligations and promote best practices in addressing sexual misconduct allegations. The series covers both the May 2020 Title IX regulations and the July 2021 Title IX guidance from the U.S. Department of Education, and purchasing institutions receive ongoing updates on significant regulatory developments.
With a growing number of employers becoming more comfortable with COVID-19 vaccine mandates, combined with this week’s FDA full approval of the Pfizer vaccine, the California Legislature is now discussing a potential bill that would impose a vaccine mandate or regular testing requirement on all private-sector employers. Although nothing has been drafted yet, the legislature is debating whether a mandate should be implemented.
Delta Air Lines Inc. will impose a $200 monthly surcharge on employees who aren’t vaccinated against Covid-19, becoming the first major U.S. company to levy a penalty to encourage workers to get protected.
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Revisiting a conversation around workload, boundaries, and communication.
Hint: Just because you can “pop in” to meetings doesn’t mean you should.
The U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of the Treasury recently issued regulatory guidance on the requirement that health plans cover pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment—“a comprehensive intervention comprised of antiretroviral medication and essential support services”—on a first-dollar basis for individuals at high
On August 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal appellate court to expressly rule on the application of the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions.
Delta Air Lines announced this week it would introduce a $200 health-insurance surcharge for workers not vaccinated against COVID-19
Commutes taking over 90 minutes in each direction increased by 45 percent from 2010 and 2019. Then came the pandemic.
It’s a rough transition — for bosses and employees.
Workplace sexual harassment has been in the news over the last few weeks, primarily because of the explosive report out of the state Attorney General’s office, which found that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed a number of female staffers and state employees, including those who say he groped or kissed them without consent.
Biden’s political history is anything but pro-labor. But his moves thus far to strengthen workers’ rights through the National Labor Relations Board have actually been very promising.
The answer to the urgent question of how corporate executives can convince millions of remote workers to return to their physical offices depends on who you ask.