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May 4, 2021

“We are No Longer in a State of Emergency” in Florida – Or Are We?

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took two bold moves on Monday related to government oversight of COVID-19 emergency standards while declaring “we are no longer in a state of emergency.”

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May 4, 2021

Illinois Expands Scope of the Employee Sick Leave Act

On April 27, 2021, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 158 (HB 158), which amends the Employee Sick Leave Act (ESLA) to cover leave for a family member’s “personal care.”

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May 4, 2021

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decides Issue of First Impression on “No-Hire” (or “No-Poach”) Agreements

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided an issue of first impression regarding “no-hire” (or “no-poach”) provisions in commercial contracts between two companies.

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May 4, 2021

Littler Lightbulb: Wage and Hour Developments During the First 100 Days of the Biden Administration

Last week, President Biden marked his 100th day in office. This Lightbulb illuminates some of the more important developments affecting wage and hour law taken during the first 100 days of the Biden administration.

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May 4, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Decides Employee Laid Off During COVID-19 May Claim Constructive Dismissal at Common Law

Employers have been concerned about how layoffs and constructive dismissals that occur during the COVID-19 pandemic would be viewed by the courts under the common law.

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May 3, 2021

Hitting the Ground Running: The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration, and Key Takeaways for Employers

In September 2020, then-candidate Joe Biden promised that, if elected, he would be the “strongest labor president you’ve ever had.” In his first 100 days in office, now President Biden has acted quickly and aggressively to make good on this pledge.

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May 3, 2021

White House Issues Proclamation Restricting Travel from India

As the COVID-19 crisis in India has worsened in recent weeks, the Biden administration decided to issue a new round of travel restrictions targeting travel from India.

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May 3, 2021

New York City Executive Order Imposes Sexual Harassment Reporting Requirements on Organizations that Contract with City Agencies

By Adriana Foreman New York City Executive Order 64 (the “Order”) imposes new sexual harassment reporting requirements on organizations that contract with New York City agencies for “human services.”

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May 3, 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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April 30, 2021

EU Expected to Approve UK’s Data Privacy Regime

Following Brexit, the European Commission is working on an adequacy decision concerning the UK, which will be announced before the end of June 2021.

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