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Articles Discussing Workplace Issues Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
On January 12, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld most of a district court’s injunction blocking the federal contractor vaccine mandate in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.
In October, Governor Newsom announced that California’s COVID-19 State of Emergency will end on February 28, 2023. Likewise, 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave is currently scheduled to sunset on December 31, 2022 under the terms of that statute. As of this writing, there is no known pending legislation that would require paid COVID-19 leave for 2023.
Further, many local governments’ States of Emergency have ended or are coming to an end. For example, most recently, the City Council of Los Angeles voted to end L.A.’s state of emergency on February 1, 2023. Significantly, and assuming it comes to fruition, L.A.’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave ordinance will end on February 15, 2023, two weeks after the expiration of the emergency period.
As some local governments may continue to have emergency orders or ordinances requiring the equivalent of COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave, California employers with leave questions or concerns related to employees who test positive or claim to have COVID 19 symptoms should contact the author or their favorite CDF attorney.
As of November 23, 2022, the German Federal State of Hesse no longer requires an obligatory isolation period for persons who have tested positive for COVID-19.
On December 31, 2022, Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) finally sunset. However, the Standards Board has been working to pass a permanent standard to ensure it is in place before the expiration of the ETS. The Board has announced it will be voting on the permanent standard at its
In our latest issue of the Class Action Trends Report, Jackson Lewis attorneys look at the current state of COVID-19-related litigation at this late stage of the global pandemic.
Employers have faced more than 5,000 COVID-19-related lawsuits — hundreds of which were brought as putative class or collective actions — and new lawsuits
The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force recently issued updated guidance on the federal contractor vaccine mandate and COVID-19 safety requirements.
On Friday, October 14, 2022, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (“Task Force”) announced that they anticipate further guidance will be issued following the narrowing of the existing nationwide injunction of Executive Order 14042, the executive order requiring employees working on
On September 29, 2022, California’s Governor signed Assembly Bill (AB) 2693, which amends and extends COVID-19 workplace notice requirements until January 1, 2024.
Under existing law adopted under AB 685, if an employer receives notice of potential exposure to COVID-19, the employer must provide written notice of the potential exposure
On August 26, 2022, the U.S.
On August 31, 2022, the Biden administration updated its Safer Federal Workforce Task Force guidance on the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine mandate. According to the new guidance, “the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce Executive Order 14042.
We may finally have the answer to a question California employers have been asking all summer: Yes, California’s COVID-19-related Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (“SPSL”) law will almost certainly be extended.
On August 26, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit narrowed the scope of a nationwide injunction that had barred enforcement of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 federal contractor vaccine mandate. In December 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia had issued a nationwide