On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a new “COVID-19 Action Plan” designed to mitigate the continuing effects of the Delta variant by increasing the number of vaccinated individuals. The plan included, among other things, an upcoming COVID-19 vaccination mandate for employees of most Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities. Here is what providers need to know now:
Archives for October 19, 2021
Elizabeth Murphy and Reem Blaik co-author “California Expands Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers,” published by SHRM.
Tammie Garner, Senior Director of Professional Development, discusses best practices for team building and acclimating new associates while working from home in “Lessons from 2020’s improvised new associate orientation,” published by Reuters.
Sheila Minihane discusses the prospective implications of the Department of Homeland Security instating proof of vaccination requirements for individuals entering the United States from Mexico or Canada for work or business in “Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination to Be Required at Canada, Mexico Borders,” published by SHRM.
Brian McDermott discusses the Indiana Chamber of Commerce naming Allegion the recipient of the Jackson Lewis Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Champion Award in “Allegion Wins Inaugural Jackson Lewis Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Champion Award for Indiana,” published by The Times.
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been named a finalist for the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s (MCCA) 2021 Thomas L. Sager Award. The award recognizes law firms that champion a more diverse and inclusive workforce and have demonstrated a commitment to improving the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Craig T. Dickinson has joined the Hartford, CT office as Partner.
Executive Summary: A new Missouri law requires covered employers to provide unpaid leave for victims of domestic or sexual abuse and their family members and requires notice of the right to this leave be provided by October 27, 2021.
A push in the Buffalo area could produce the first union at company-owned stores in the U.S. But backers say moves by management are having a chilling effect.
Microsoft executives warned Bill Gates in 2008 about inappropriate emails he had sent to a female employee, a Microsoft spokesman said on Monday.
The average American may not know that some of the largest real estate developments in recent history were completed by foreign real estate companies. The L-1 nonimmigrant visa classification can provide a useful pathway for such multinational companies. See more in our publication here.
Texas House Bill 25, “The Save Women’s Sports Bill,” would bar public school students from participating in interscholastic athletic opportunities designated for the opposite “biological sex.”
The proposed legislation was passed by the Texas State Senate by a 19-12 margin, and an amended version of the measure received support and
Facebook agreed on Tuesday to pay up to $14.25 million to settle claims brought by the federal government in the waning days of the Trump administration that the company had discriminated against American workers.
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