Insight
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January 15, 2021

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 12, there have been 1,573 lawsuits (including 137 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

ASAP
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January 15, 2021

Brazil Adjusts Minimum Salary for “Hyper-Sufficient” Employees

The minimum monthly salary requirement for “hyper-sufficient” employees has gone up in Brazil.

ASAP
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January 15, 2021

EEOC Issues Guidance on Inclusion of International Employees on OWBPA Disclosures

On January 14, 2021, the EEOC issued long-awaited and much-needed clarification on whether non-U.S. citizen employees working for a U.S. employer outside the U.S. must be included in the disclosure required for compliance with the OWBPA.

ASAP
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January 15, 2021

District of Columbia is on the Verge of Implementing One of the Broadest Non-Competition Bans in the Country

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other events in the nation’s capital, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 on January 11, 2021.

Insight
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January 15, 2021

Bouncing Back (and Forth): Statewide Reopening and Mitigation Steps

As the pandemic unfolds, government officials are reevaluating their health and safety protocols and adjusting workplace guidance. This post provides links to key reopening orders and/or mitigation measures issued in recent weeks, at the statewide level.

Insight
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January 15, 2021

Giving it Our Best Shot – Statewide Vaccination Plans

This chart provides links to state agency websites, vaccine allocation plans, and other guidance related to the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, as well as basic vaccination plan phases.

ASAP
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January 14, 2021

Protection for Criminal Antitrust Whistleblowers Signed into Law

Largely overshadowed by the rise in COVID-19 deaths and the January 6, 2021, siege on the Capitol, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019 became law on December 23, 2020.

Littler Report
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January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination: A Littler Global Guide on Legal & Practical Implications in the Workplace

Littler’s global team is pleased to provide you with the “COVID-19 Vaccination” report, a global guide on the legal and practical implications of the COVID-19 vaccine in the workplace.

ASAP
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January 13, 2021

Michigan Extends Lockdown but Permits Group Fitness Activities and Non-Contact Sports

On January 13, 2021, Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services extended the state’s COVID-19 emergency epidemic order limiting gatherings and imposing restrictions, but relaxed some constraints.

ASAP
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January 13, 2021

Fifth Circuit Announces More Rigorous Standard for Certification of Collective Actions

On January 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a long-sought opinion on the collective certification process under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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