This post, current as of April 2, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. (CDT), identifies the jurisdictions where “stay at home” types of orders are effective or pending. The most recent announcements affect Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
Companies that use third-party staffing vendors should take stock of a recent Fifth Circuit decision applying Texas law, which reinforces that both contract language, and keeping such language up-to-date, is critical for enforcing arbitration provisions.
The initial March 31, 2020 deadline for employers to file EEO-1 reports has now passed without action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to open the filing portal or otherwise collect EEO-1 filings.
While Essential Businesses and their employees continue to battle COVID-19 with great resolve, some employers have faced brief walkouts and strike threats. This article addresses how employers may respond, including how to mitigate risks for all involved.