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We address issues, cases and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance of employment law that can impact a business' growth and profitability.

Employer Law Blog
November 11, 2021

NLRB Office of the General Counsel Clarifies Position On Employers’ Duty to Bargain New OSHA ETS

On November 10, 2021, Acting Associate General Counsel Joan A. Sullivan issued a memorandum to all Regional Directors of the National Labor Relations Board, advising them regarding the position of the Office of the General Counsel (“Office”) on the basic legal framework that they will apply to the employer’s duty to bargain the implementation of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) that was recently issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”).

Employer Law Blog
October 8, 2021

Employers with Federal Contracts Required to Ensure Employees are Vaccinated

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented countless challenges to employers across all industries for well over a year now, as rules and guidance from state and federal agencies continue to develop – and change. These changes have left many questions unanswered; however, we have definitive instructions now regarding employers with federal contracts. 

Employer Law Blog
January 4, 2021

The Sun Sets on 2020 – and the FFCRA

As we finally closed out 2020, the required leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) also came to a close. However, the Department of Labor issued two new FAQ’s on its website (FAQ 104 and 105), clarifying that if an employee has not exhausted their FFCRA leave prior to January 1, 2021, a covered employer may elect to voluntarily extend the employee’s deadline to do so through March 31, 2021.