Insight
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May 13, 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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May 13, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Finds Employee Repudiated Her Employment Contract When She Refused to Work Unless New Conditions Were Met

In Anderson v Total Instant Lawns Ltd, 2021 ONSC 2933 (Total Instant Lawns), an employee claimed her job was terminated and sought damages for wrongful dismissal.

Littler Report
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May 12, 2021

The Littler Annual Employer Survey 2021

Littler’s ninth annual survey – completed by nearly 1,200 in-house lawyers, C-suite executives and HR professionals – provides a window into important issues impacting the workplace and employers’ strategies for addressing them.

Littler Report
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May 12, 2021

Social and Political Issues and the Workplace – Implications for Employers

Over the past year, employers have had to grapple with seismic social, cultural, and political developments impacting profoundly how they do business.

ASAP
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May 11, 2021

Michigan Plans to Return to Work Across All Sectors

On May 10, 2021, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that 55% of Michiganders had received the first dose of available COVID-19 vaccines, hitting the first milestone of the MI Vacc to Normal Plan.

Podcast
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May 11, 2021

Questioning the “Diversity Questionnaire”

An examination the growing trend towards soliciting employees about their demographics and commentary on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Insight
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May 11, 2021

Facing Your Face Mask Duties – A List of Statewide Orders

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

Insight
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May 11, 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.

ASAP
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May 10, 2021

New Arizona Law Eases Restrictions for Obtaining Occupational Licenses for Those With Criminal Histories

Arizona recently enacted a law amending Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-905 to allow persons convicted of certain criminal offenses the opportunity to set aside a prior conviction and seek a Certificate of Second Chance.

Insight
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May 7, 2021

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 12, 2020, there have been 2,444 lawsuits (including 190 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

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