In celebration of Pride Month, Whitney Williams (L.A. – Century City) and Michael Hui (San Francisco) discuss their personal experiences growing up gay in the Black and Asian American communities, what their similar upbringings have taught them about being an attorney, and how the Littler Pride affinity group is
On June 3, 2021, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board adopted an updated version of the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that phased out certain face covering and physical distancing requirements found in the November 30, 2020 version of the ETS, and implemented additional requirements for California employers.
INDIANAPOLIS/SAN DIEGO (June 10, 2021) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has appointed Alan McLaughlin as regional office managing shareholder (OMS) of the firm’s Indianapolis and San Diego offices, in addition to his current OMS role in the firm’s Denver office. McLaughlin succeeds
On June 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its long-awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), establishing new mandatory requirements generally applicable to the healthcare industry. The ETS will be published in the Federal Register in the coming days, and will take effect
Following the implementation of mandatory paid leave on January 1, 2020, Nevada has again expanded workers’ leave rights with the enactment of Senate Bill No. 209 (SB 209) and Assembly Bill No.
On June 8, 2021, the Sonoma County, California Board of Supervisors enacted an urgency ordinance that extends and amends – in part retroactively to January 1, 2021 – its emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) ordinance.
New “End” Date: The ordinance was set to expire on July 1, 2021. Now,
On May 3, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law SB 2006 (codified as Section 381.00316, Florida Statutes). The law prevents business entities from requiring that patrons or customers provide documentation certifying COVID-19 vaccination or post-infection recovery to enter or obtain service from a business in Florida. It also prohibits
Steffenson discusses David Weil, President Biden’s nominee to head the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division.
Aaron Crews provides insight on the legal industry’s technology transformation spurred by the pandemic.
Ole Kristian Olsby and Nina Elisabeth Thjømøe explain the Gulating Court of Appeal’s decision on an unjustifiable termination.
On June 3, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Standards Board) voted to readopt proposed revisions to the Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (“Revised ETS”). The Standards Board initially scheduled a vote on proposed changes
The pandemic seems not to have slowed down state and local lawmakers. Indeed, over 100 new labor and employment laws and ordinances are scheduled to take effect between July 1, 2021 and November 1, 2021.
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) is an anti-hacking statute making it illegal “to access a computer without authorization and to use such access to obtain or alter information in the computer that the accesser is not entitled to so obtain or alter.” Violations of the statute may
In this podcast, Littler shareholders Bruce Sarchet and Bob Long discuss a common feature of many American workplaces: the “Open Door” policy. But adopting such a policy is just the first step. Bruce and Bob discuss the actual application of these policies, providing examples where managers and supervisors not
Dear Littler: Thank you for answering our question last month about what wage and hour issues we needed to consider for our “wandering worker” who moved to North Dakota and wants to continue remote work. Of course, now that that issue is resolved, we have another question for you.