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January 13, 2021

Ontario, Canada Declares Provincial Emergency and Imposes Stay-at-Home Order

On January 12, 2021, the Office of the Premier of Ontario announced a second state of emergency was being declared along with a new stay-at-home order.

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January 13, 2021

Oregon Supreme Court Limits Employers’ Tools for Avoiding Excessive Attorney Fees for Minor Pay Violations

The Oregon Supreme Court recently held that an arbitrator's award of attorney fees, approved by a court, cannot be categorically limited where a defendant’s offer of judgment exceeds plaintiff’s ultimate recovery at trial.

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January 13, 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.

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January 12, 2021

After Brief COVID-Related Hiatus, Employers Face Return of Social Security Administration “No-Match” Letters

During the early months of the pandemic, the Social Security Administration (SSA) took a break from issuing “no-match” letters to employers. It appears that towards the end of 2020, however, the SSA has resumed this practice.

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January 12, 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.

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January 11, 2021

Minority Unions – A Major Concern for Employers in 2021 and Beyond?

Recent media reports have covered the relatively new phenomenon of minority labor unions.

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January 11, 2021

Nevada Supreme Court Rules Courts May Blue-Pencil Unreasonable Noncompetition Agreements if the Agreement Includes Modification Provision

On December 31, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an opinion addressing and clarifying several issues relating to the power of the court to reform or modify an unreasonable noncompetition agreement often referred to as blue penciling.

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January 11, 2021

Cal/OSHA Publishes Updated FAQs on COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

On January 8, 2021, Cal/OSHA issued a much-awaited second set of FAQs to its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS).

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January 11, 2021

New Florida E-Verify Requirements are in Effect for 2021

Last summer the state of Florida enacted a new law requiring public and private employers to comply with new state E-Verify requirements starting January 1, 2021.

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January 11, 2021

México: Nuevas tarifas de los derechos por trámites migratorios aplicables durante 2021

Por medio del presente hacemos de su conocimiento que se han publicado las nuevas tarifas para los derechos por trámites migratorios que serán aplicables durante 2021.

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