With the disruption of COVID-19 on the legal landscape, litigation has shifted from the courtroom to the computer screen. Our ability to quickly pivot has been seamless, providing employers unparalleled representation in online litigation matters, wherever they are.
The UK Government recently announced - and then expanded - a new wage support scheme for employers to replace the furlough scheme from 1 November 2020. This article highlights the key provisions and latest developments.
Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, are becoming more common as states begin to reopen their economies. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.
Government officials across the country are easing up on stringent business closures. The chart below provides links to reopening plans and orders that have been issued thus far, at the statewide level.
On October 20, 2020, Ontario introduced Bill 218, Supporting Ontario’s Recovery and Municipal Elections Act, 2020, which would provide employers with a degree of liability protection from COVID-related claims.
The firm achieved Plus status for the third consecutive year by considering and attaining at least 30% diverse attorneys across leadership roles, equity partner promotions, client pitch opportunities and senior lateral positions.