A federal court has granted 10 states’ request for a preliminary injunction precluding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers in Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
Archives for November 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) (H.R. 5376) by a vote of 220–213. Supported by the Biden Administration and congressional Democrats, the controversial bill heads to the Senate for a vote.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that four attorneys in the firm’s Tennessee offices have been selected for inclusion on the 2021 “Mid-South Super Lawyers” list or the 2021 “Mid-South Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers magazine. Attorneys recognized as “Mid-South Super Lawyers” include Louis P. Britt III, Partner, Memphis; Mark E. Stamelos, Partner, Nashville; and Herbert E. Gerson, Partner – Senior Status, Memphis. Russell W. Jackson, Partner, Memphis, was named “Mid-South Rising Star.”
How much has the “real us” changed, inside and out?
A conversation with consultants Debbie Cohen and Kate Roeske-Zummer on retaining employees.
Amazon said in August that it intended to appeal to the national labor board if it did not prevail at the regional level, but it did not say Monday whether it would follow through.
The pandemic caused a shortage of train and bus workers. Now transit agencies in New York and around the nation are aggressively recruiting and hiring.
Seeking flexibility or escape from corporate bureaucracy, employees discover their inner entrepreneur
We need to fix work, not workers.
Economists and public health experts alike say paid sick leave is an essential tool — like testing, masks and vaccines — in the effort to prevent covid-19 infection and keep workplaces safe.
The pandemic has created a more complex office environment—from health screenings to new desk setups. And the situation changes as public health guidelines evolve.
One of the greatest assets you can have at your disposal as a leader or team member, especially in these uncertain times, is agility.
Jennifer Schilling and Victoria Vanderschaaf explain an amendment to the Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act meant to clarify that the act was not intended to apply to COVID-19 requirements.
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Claire Deason offers tips to help employers who are considering how booster shots fit into their wage and hour policies – and explains why they should be, if they aren’t already.
Law360 Employment Authority
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The Administration has imposed new restrictions beginning November 29, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. ET on individuals travelling to the United States from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawai, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe (the “South African restrictions”) in response to the appearance of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. These restrictions go into