On Sept. 9, 2021, President Biden issued a six-part plan to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic “while also keeping schools open and safe, and protecting [the] economy from lockdowns and damage.”
Archives for September 14, 2021
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Terry L. Higham has joined the Los Angeles, CA office as partner.
The Path Out of the Pandemic – President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan is broad and multi-faceted. In addition to a strategy for employers with at least 100 employees, the Plan includes an Executive Order tasking federal contractors with a direct and primary role in implementing COVID-19 safeguards.
Philadelphia court employees will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of continued employment; they must be vaccinated, or offer proof of a medical exception, by November 15, 2021, the First Judicial District (FJD) has announced. Moreover, the FJD will review requests for religious exemptions on a case-by-case basis.
Patricia Anderson Pryor discusses leave and accommodation issues related to COVID-19 vaccinations in “4 Key Compliance Areas Under Biden’s Vaccine Mandate,” published by Law360.
Jackson Lewis is spotlighted for earning Mansfield 4.0 Certification as well as Mansfield Plus Certification through Diversity Lab in “118 Large Law Firms Earn Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certification,” published by Law360.
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has achieved the highest designation of Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Certification Plus for the second year in a row after completing the 12-month Mansfield Rule 4.0 certification program.
The unprecedented federal action to prop up unemployment insurance system during the pandemic wound down last week even as the pace of hiring in the United States slowed dramatically.
Some employees push back against returning to the workplace, saying they are reluctant to use trains and buses during the Covid-19 pandemic
The question of one’s vaccination status is becoming increasingly relevant — and in an increasing number of cases — a condition of employment.
A noose in the workplace and a string of racist commentary were the final straw for Los Angeles juvenile corrections worker Darren Gales.
USA TODAY published another installment this week in its investigation into the agency charged with routing out workplace discrimination: the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. We’re continuing to look into the agency.
A U.S. appeals court on Monday ordered an Oklahoma state university to reinstate with tenure a transgender English professor after she won her lawsuit claiming she was denied tenure and ultimately fired after transitioning from male to female.
Self-defined “fempreneurs” are female business owners who occupy an increasing share of businesses ranging from startups to global brands.