Last month, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation, S.2766C/A.3350A, that automatically makes general contractors jointly and severally liable for wages, benefits, or wage supplements owed by subcontractors to construction workers.
Since September 22, 2021, patrons of restaurants and other specified businesses and organizations in Ontario have been required to provide proof of full vaccination status and identification at the entry point of applicable premises.
Companies are dependent on as many of their employees as possible being vaccinated against the coronavirus. Monetary incentives involve some legal pitfalls in Germany. A vaccination quorum offers companies a way out.
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.
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.
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.
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.