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September 25, 2020

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 12, there have been 792 lawsuits (including 84 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

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September 25, 2020

SEC Amends Whistleblower Award Program Rules

With a vote split down party lines, on September 23, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved several amendments to rules governing its Whistleblower Program.

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September 25, 2020

Just in Time for Handbook Season, California Passes Sweeping Expansion of Family Leave Law

Effective January 1, 2021, SB 1383 expands the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) to cover smaller employers and provide access to leave for additional covered reasons.

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September 25, 2020

Bouncing Back: A List of Statewide Return to Work Protocols

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.

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September 24, 2020

Ontario, Canada: What are an Employer’s Rights When an Employee Asks to Delay Their Vacation Due to COVID-19?

Because the COVID-19 pandemic has made travel impossible or risky to one’s health, employers may face employee requests to delay vacation time.

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September 24, 2020

Ireland: Updated COVID-19 Employer FAQs

These updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) are designed to address some of the more common questions that employers with operations in Ireland currently face in light of the pandemic.

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September 24, 2020

COVID-19: The New Normal – International Guide Supplement

Government officials across the world are easing up, or preparing to ease up, on the stringent business closures and stay at home orders that were implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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September 24, 2020

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders

As businesses reopen, face coverings are likely to remain popular as a preventative measure. This post identifies the jurisdictions where face coverings are recommended or required.

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September 24, 2020

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

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.

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September 23, 2020

New Executive Order Seeks to Regulate Diversity Training by Federal Contractors and Grant Recipients

On September 22, 2020, the White House released a new executive order, On Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.

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