Insight
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October 20, 2021

This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders

Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, have become common. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.

Insight
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October 19, 2021

Mandatory Employee Vaccines – Coming to A State Near You?

While available vaccines have proven highly effective to date, COVID-19 continues to spread, particularly among unvaccinated populations. This post provides basic information on employee vaccination mandates issued at the federal and statewide levels.

Insight
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October 19, 2021

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

As vaccination rates increase, 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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October 18, 2021

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders

As COVID-19 case rates fluctuate, face coverings remain popular as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

ASAP
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October 15, 2021

South Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Governor’s Early Termination of Federal Unemployment Benefits

In a recent opinion, the South Carolina Supreme Court unanimously agreed with the lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit brought by four individuals to challenge Governor Henry McMaster’s decision to end federal unemployment programs early.

Insight
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October 15, 2021

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 12, 2020, there have been 3,918 lawsuits (including 381 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

ASAP
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October 15, 2021

Are reservations in Dutch employment contracts a good idea?

Employers in the Netherlands are sometimes keen to include a reservation when they form an employment contract.

ASAP
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October 14, 2021

Douglas County, Colorado Enacts Public Health Order That Conflicts With Colorado, CDC and OSHA Guidance on COVID-19 Quarantine Protocols

On October 8, 2021, the Douglas County Health Department—which recently separated from the Tri-County Health Department that covered Douglas, Adams and Arapahoe Counties—issued a public health order relating to COVID-19 mitigation protocols.

Podcast
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October 14, 2021

CPRA Vendor Management

A discussion of new vendor contracting issues related to the CPRA, such as both requirements and recommendations for provisions to be included in the necessary addenda to vendor or service agreements.

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